Junior Ratings help us match opponents of similar skill levels by placing players within a defined scale using a consistent mathematical algorithm. The rating scale for junior players is shown in tenths, starting with 1.0, which is the lowest, progressing to 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, etc., until you reach 7.0, which is the highest rating.
Junior Tennis Junior Tennis 25 USTA Northern Junior Tennis Pathway STAGE Red Orange Yellow AGE 5 8 years 9 10 years 11+ years COURT SIZE 36 ˇ x 18 ˇ 60 ˇ x 21 ˇ singles 60 ˇ x 27 ˇ doubles 78 ˇ x 27 ˇ singles 78 ˇ x 36 ˇ doubles NET HEIGHT 2 ˇ9 ˛ 3 ˇ 3 ˇ BALL Very Low Compression Red Felt Low Compression Orange Felt
•Level 2 tournaments consist of “National Opens” and Zonal Team Competition. These tournaments are held around the United States. •These tournaments count for a USTA Florida Ranking and a USTA National Ranking. LEVEL 1 •Level 1 tournaments are the highest level of junior competitive tennis in the US. These
USTA Junior Tournaments are no longer based in TennisLink. The new structure utilizes seven levels of events, ranging from Level 7 (Intermediate) to Level 1 (National Championships) and a universal ranking system that distributes points consistently across the country. VIEW THE 2021 RANKINGS AND STANDINGS.
Junior tournaments are normally placed in one of seven levels by the USTA: Level 7 tournaments are described as ‘futures’ events, and offer a starting point for players new to competition. Level 6 ‘challenger’ events are for players who are ready to move beyond level 7. Level 5, 4 and 3 events are ...
The rating scale for junior players is shown in tenths, starting with 2.0, which is the lowest, progressing to 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, etc., until you reach 7.0, which is the highest rating. My son has a rating of 3.7 and TennisLink won't let me register him for an Intermediate Junior Team Tennis team.
Tournament Levels Designed to allow each player to meet competition appropriate to his/her own ability level, Juniors begin at Level 3 with entry-level competition, move on to Level 2 with an opportunity for a regional ranking, and proceed to Level 1 where sectional ranking and endorsement to national championships are the goals.
KEY FEATURES OF A LEVEL 7 USTA JUNIOR TOURNAMENT Type: Low-level intermediate, open Duration: Up to one day Ball color: 12s – green or yellow*, 14s-18s – yellow *The USTA section will determine if a green or yellow ball will be... *The USTA section will determine if a green or yellow ball will be ...