Tennis

Event:

Individual Events (5 events in total)
Men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles,
women's doubles and mixed doubles.

Team Events (2 events in total)
Men's team event (consisting of 2 matches of singles and 1 match of doubles)
Women's team event (consisting of 2 matches of singles and 1 match of doubles)

Quota:

Individual Events
Each district may nominate a maximum of 2 athletes/2 pairs of athletes per event.

Team Events
Each district may nominate a maximum of 1 team (4 to 8 athletes in each team) per event.

Note: Each athlete may be nominated for 1 individual event and 1 team event at most.

Each district may nominate a maximum of 32 athletes, 576 athletes in total.

Age:

Participating athletes of all ages are welcome.

Format:

Individual Events

  • A single knock-out system will be adopted ;
  • Top 8 athletes/pairs of athletes with the total/average highest ranking on the Hong Kong National Singles Ranking Lists of the Hong Kong Tennis Association will be named as the seeded athletes (the ranking of youth and junior players will not be counted) (only 4 athletes/pairs of athletes will be named as seeded athletes if there are 17 to 32 athletes/pairs of athletes participating in an event) ;
  • Seeded athletes shall be placed into designated groups under a priority arrangement. The remaining athletes will then be placed into groups by drawing lots.

Team Events

  • A single round robin system on a group basis shall be adopted in the preliminary rounds. The 18 districts will be divided into 4 groups, with 2 groups of 4 districts and 2 groups of 5 districts;
  • The 4 districts that secured the top 4 positions in an event of the 7th HKG will be named as the seeded teams in the same event of the 8th HKG and placed into 4 different groups. The remaining 14 districts will then be placed into the groups by drawing lots. The 2 districts that come first and second in each group will be qualified for the quarter-finals ;
  • A single knock-out system shall be adopted from the quarter-finals to the final.

2018-06-19