Tie Break Procedures

Match Play Tie-Breakers

  • Step 1
    • (1a) A team that beats all the other teams with which it is tied in Match Record will finish ahead of the other teams in the pool.
    • (1b) A team that has lost to all of the other teams with which it is tied in Match Record is placed behind.
    • (1c) If there are only two teams tied in matches after steps 1(a) and 1(b) have been applied, the head to head winner of those 2  teams earns the higher pool finish.
    • (1d) If after applying steps 1(a), 1(b) & 1(c), teams remain tied, then the ranking of those remaining teams.
      follows the procedure in step 2.
  • Step 2
    • (2a) Teams with a higher set percentage finish ahead of teams with a lower set percentage.
    • (2b) If only two teams are tied in both match percentage and set percentage, the team that won head to
      head receives the higher finish in the pool.
    • (2c) If three teams (or more) are tied in match percentage and set percentage after applying steps 2(a) &
      2(b), the tie breaking procedure among the teams tied in Match percentage and Set percentage is
      determined by Point percentage. If two teams are still tied in point percentage, the head to head
      winner finishes higher.

Playing Two Sets Only Tie-Breakers

  • Step 1
    • (1a) A team that beats in both sets all the other teams with which it is tied will finish ahead.
    • (1b) A team that has lost in both sets to all of the other teams with which it is tied in both sets is placed behind.
    • (1c) If teams are tied in set percentage and (1a) and (1b) do not apply, the team with the better point percentage will finish ahead of the other teams.
    • (1d) If teams are still tied after (1a), (1b), and (1c), a coin toss will determine the winner.