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:wavey: WELCOME TO TCM :wavey:



















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Tennis Club Manager (TCM) is a tennis simulator game. In this game, you must start your own tennis club and make the players from your club become champions.




SIGNING UP:





Choose a name for your club, the name of the club manager, where the club is.



NOTE: Each club starts off as a base club. You will have 2 courts and a mini bar. When the players who belong to the tennis club get money on the tour, the money will go to their tennis club who can buy things for their tennis club, and those things will make the players have more points to use in matches (see PLAYING MATCHES).



EXAPLE: The club can buy a swimming pool, which will give more points in the calmness of players.

The Club can buy some hardcourts courts which will boost your ammount of points on hardcourts.

The club can buy a restaurant, which will boost players physical power.



The full list of all the things a tennis club can buy will come out later.



Then, you must select 2 pro players who actually exist on the WTA Tour, active or retired,for instance you can shoose Serena Williams but also Gabriela Sabatini of Steffi Graf, and make them play events on the tennis tour. The players you select to be pro tennis players start their career at 19 years and must retire at 28. Every time one of your players has to retire, you may start the career of a new player, but no club can have more then 2 players on the tour at a time.
All this information must be PM'ed to me.










PLAYING MATCHES:





Here is how the game works. To sign up for an event, simply commit to the event by posting your participation on the commitment thread for that tournament on the TCM Forum or on the TCM Sub-forum in the games section in wtaworld, depending on where I will decide. If you’re ranking is not high enough to get directly into the main draw, you may have to play through the qualification draw.



After I create the draw, you will play the match with whoever I have drawn against you, and here is how matches work.



You have to divide 500 points into these sections:



Groundstoke Power:

Groundstroke Control:

Groundstroke Spin:

Drop Shot:

Lob:



Serve Placement:

Serve Power:

Serve Consistency:



Reflexes:

Calmness:

Concentration:



Physical Resistance:

Physcial Strongness:

Energy:



Rebound:

Clay:

Grass:

Hardcourt:











You have to do that as often as you want, infact if you dont send in new points every week, I will use the points you sent in last week.





NOTE!!





The amount of points you can send in can depend on various factors (such as contracts,sports equipment, ecc...), which will be comunicated in the course of the game.







HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:





I will casually choose one of those factors, add the number of points that player has in that factor, and add it to the number of points that that player has on the surface the match is played on.



EXAMPLE:



Player 1 vs player 2 on grass.



Groundstroke power gets selected.



Player 1 has 7 points in groundstroke power and 10 in grass. 7+10=17 points



Player 2 has 9 points in groundstrokes power and 3 in grass. 9+3=12 points.



So, player 1 wins the first game.





CALENDAR





The tour is based on a 16 week calendar: 4 grand Slams, Fed Cup, Club Championships, Year End Championships, 4 Tier I’s 7 Tier II’s, 7 Tier III’s. The first 4 weeks are played on rebound ace, the next 4 on clay, the next 4 on grass,and the last 4 on hardcourts.



Here is the calendar:



Week 1: Nokia Open, Tier III Taiwan / Pearl Harbour Classic, Tier II Hawaii, USA

Week 2: Nelson Mandela Memorial Tier I Cape Town, South Africa / Sunshine Cup, Tier III Caracas, Venezuela

Week 3: AUSTRALIAN OPEN, Grand Slam, Melbourne, Australia

Week 4: The Mecca Championships, Tier III The Mecca, Saudi Arabia / Sean Paul Challenge, Tier III, Jamaica



Week 5: Springtime Cup, Tier II, Moscow, Russia / Ghandi Memorial Championships, Tier II, Mumbai, India.

Week 6: Fascist Memorial Championships, Tier I Rome, Italy / Equator Challenge, Tier III, Panama, Panama.

Week 7: ROLAND GARROS, Grand Slam, Paris, France.

Week 8: Club Championships, location TBA



Week 9: Pampas Open, Tier II Buenos Aires, Argentina / Tortilla Championships, Tier II, Mexico City.

Week 10: Niles Cup, Tier I El Cairo, Egypt / Sacra Madre Challenge, Tier III La Valletta, Malta

Week 11: WIMBLEDON: THE CHAMPIONSHIPS Grand Slam, London England

Week 12: Federation Cup, location TBA



Week 13: CN Tower Open, Tier I, Toronto Canada / Pine Cone Championships, Tier III, Siberia, Russia

Week 14: Havana Club Challenge, Tier II, L’Avana, Cuba / Canibal Open, Tier II, Easter Islands.

Week 15: US OPEN, Grand Slam, New York, USA

Week 16: TCM Year End Championships, location TBA.



At this point, just sign up and let the fun begin!!





EXISTING TENNIS CLUBS:

-T he Aboriginal Tennis Accademy - Perth, Australia
- Coach: Andrew Haders

- The Tennis Accademy of Paraguay - Asuncion, Paraguay
- Coach: Ben Walkom

- The Volatile Volley Tennis Resort - Hietalahti, Finland
- Coach: M.

- Ultimate Champion - Double Bay, Sydney, Australia
- Coach: Rovelnikove

- Broadbeach Tennis and Surf Club - Gold Coast, Australia
- Coach: Matthew Molik

- Sunshine Harbour Tennis Club - Hamburg, Germany
- Coach: Miss Galadriel

- Galliton Tennis Academy - Charleston, USA
- Coach: T.K. Walters
- St. Louis Tennis Accademy - St.Louis, USA
- Coach: K. Capra
- Sévan Tennis Academy - Aix en provence, France
- Coach: Gogo

- St. George's Seaside Tennis Academy - Vancouver, Canada
Coach: Ryan Baker






TAKEN PLAYERS:

Venus Williams

Anna Kournikova

Anabel Medina Garrigues

Severine Beltrame

Rossana Neffa-de los Rios

Tatiana Perebynis

Jennifer Capriati

Monica Seles

Katarina Srebotnik

Tina Krizan

Martina Hingis

Justine Henin Hardenne

Alicia Molik

Gisela Dulko

Paola Suarez

Amelie Mauresmo

Karolina Sprem

Mervana Jugic Salkic
Tatiana Golivin

Marie Eve Pelletier


 

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Club Manager: Andrew Haders
Club Name: The Aboriginal Tennis Academy
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Players: Venus Williams and Anna Kournikova
 

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we'll shift to only using the game forum as soon as the game gets running! ;)
 

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On the forum there is also a chat, I'd like to do interviews in there to use in articles :)
 

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I'm going to reserve Jennifer Capriati and Monica Seles for now. I'll get back to you with the rest of the info.
 

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Club: The Volatile Volley Tennis Resort
Club Location: Hietalahti, Finland
Club Manager: M. (Yes, just M ;))
Club players: Katarina Srebotnik & Tina Krizan
 

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Come on, people! JOIN!

We'll need at least 12 players (6 clubs) before the first tournaments can start, so contact your friends and ask them if they want to join!
 

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Club Name: Broadbeach Tennis and Surf Club
Club Location: The Gold Coast, Australia
Coach: Matthew Molik
Club Players: Alicia Molik and Gisela Dulko
 

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how come this game isnt played on wtaworld forum?? :confused:
 

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Club Name : Ultimate Champion

Club Location : Double Bay Sydney

Coach : Rovelnikove

Club Players : Martina Hingis & Justine Henin-Hardenne
 

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Welcome everyone!!! :wavey: :kiss:


aussieboy88 said:
how come this game isnt played on wtaworld forum?? :confused:
I already requested the sub forum, i should get it in ia few days! ;)
 

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Club Name : Sunshine Harbour Tennis Club
Club Location :Hamburg ,Germany
Coach : Miss Galadriel
Players: Paola Suarez & Amelie Mauresmo
 

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Club Name: Galliton Tennis Academy
Club Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Coach: T. K. Walters
Players: Jennifer Capriati and Monica Seles
 
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