No-show defaults are handled by the tournament director in usta tournaments, but I'm wondering what people do, if anything, when they happen in league. I actually experienced two of them last season. The first was immediate when I got to the court (I was playing second). The opposing team's captain said that he wasn't sure if the other player would make it, and he'd rather default the match on the spot than ask me to stick around. I appreciated that, though I was irritated that I'd kept my sunday afternoon open and driven 40 minutes. The other one happened after I'd waited an hour and a half for my match to start (I was playing second). The other team captain was apologetic, and told me he really had thought his player was going to show up, and had just received a call that the player wasn't going to be there. These are tough for me, because I actually do sympathize a bit with a captain who has been let down by a flaky team member. But still, no show defaults really **** me off! I had to arrange a play date for my 4 year old to make it to the court, so a last minute default obviously really rankles - if it happened a lot, I'd probably give up team tennis. Two in a row, I think, is just very bad luck (it was also bad luck that there were a limited number of courts, so I didn't get to hit with anyone else, it was just a total bust for me those days). In a tournament, no-shows get penalized pretty severely, but in team, it just says "default", since there's no way to actually identify which player didn't show... So, what do people do about this? Just let it go?