Saturday night matches

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  1. albino smurf

    albino smurf Professional

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    Almost all of the league matches where I live are scheduled for Saturday nights at 9 p.m. Is this normal? Kinda putting a hitch in the social calendar...
     
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  2. raiden031

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    I would say no. Saturday matches where I am are always in the afternoon. We do have some Sunday matches that start at 8:30pm though.
     
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    7 out of 12 are on Friday or Saturday nights starting at 9 p.m.
     
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    Yea, Sat 9PM match time seem Weird to me. Usually it is at 12pm or 2 pm or 10am. Why so late ??? Are they hoping some Mixed doubles people getting lucky with each other ???
     
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  5. Topaz

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    Our league has a lot of Friday night matches, but Saturday night, anywhere from 7-9, is not unusual at all. I think my mixed team has a match on Valentine's Day (a Saturday this year) at 9pm. I have a feeling we're going to have a tough time finding enough players for that one!
     
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  6. albino smurf

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    All I can think is that the tennis facility is putting us when nobody wants to play. Whatever. Can't wait. Timing sucks, but I'll be there.
     
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  7. Storm_Kyori

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    Our league matches start at 1 or 3pm on Saturdays, sometimes Sunday. I would rather play at night, I like playing under the lights,although the cold air makes my eyes watery.
     
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  8. raiden031

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    Its a smart business move. Instead of playing you during peak hours taking away from other business, they put you when they would otherwise be slow or closed.
     
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  9. Topaz

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    That is *exactly* why it is done...the leagues get the courts on the 'off' time, that way the clubs make as much money as possible. Sucks, but what can you do?
     
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  10. Joeyg

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    Getting lucky with each other????? Another insightful post by our favorite "Standford" grad!
     
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    In Norcal weekend matches cannot be scheduled later than 6:00 pm.
     
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