Welcome to the Wilmington Tennis Ladder !  Join the Fun!

The Wilmington Tennis Ladder is a non-profit organization with over 300 members that has been promoting tennis in the Wilmington Area for the past 27 years.  We donate our proceeds to local schools and parks to improve tennis in the area.  

We Offer Men's and Women's Singles, Men's and Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles ladders for adults in the Wilmington area.  No matter if you are a beginner or and advanced player we have a ladder for you.  This is a great way to meet new tennis players and have some fun.  The ladder season runs August 1st thru January 15th with playoffs for the top 4 individuals/teams on each ladder and our end of the season social on the last Saturday in January at Echo Farms.  

Ladders Offered:
  • Men's Singles A2
  • Men's Doubles
  • Women's Singles A1
  • Women's Singles A2
  • Women's Doubles A1
  • Women's Doubles A2
  • Mixed Doubles

A1 Ladders consist of 3.5, 4.0 and higher level players
A2 Ladders consist of 2.5, 3.0 and 3.5 level players

You can fill out and submit an Application form to join the Ladder for the 2015-2016 season here online and even pay your membership fees online. Membership fee to the WTL is $20 if you join by June 30th or $25 after June 30th. This fee  for the season which allows you to play on as many of the ladders as you wish.  New and returning members must fill out an application.  To be eligible to participate on the ladder, you must be EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD OR OLDER.  Younger players can join the Junior Tennis Ladder sponsored by the Greater Wilmington Tennis Association.  Please read our Rules for more information regarding the ladder.

The deadline for returning members who want to hold their position from last season is JUNE 30TH.There is no deadline for new members or returning members who DO NOT want to hold their position from last season.  These members may join the ladder by Free Challenge at anytime during the season.  However, we do encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. 

The current Ladder standings will be posted on this website on July 15th to allow members time to arrange matches by August 1st and will be updated regularly through the season.  

Do not forget to visit our Newsletter page for our Monthly Newsletter, by our president Sandy Overbeck, upcoming events in the area and photos from previous years playoffs and social.

You will find the Officers and Captains names, phone numbers and email addresses on the Contact Us page of this website.  Please do not hesitate to call/email any of us if you have any questions or if we can help you in any way. 

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Diane Korf 
Founded the Wilmington Tennis Ladder in 1988