The USTA defines player levels on a scale from 1.0 to 7.0 in its National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP). A condensed version appears below. Take a few moments to determine your likely playing level. 1.0 Just starting to play tennis 1.5 Has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play. 2.0 Needs on-court experience.
The 4 main tennis levels are the NTRP, UTR, ITF, and ATP. The NTRP is used to place players in appropriate leagues. The UTR system uses an algorithm to rate players based on recent results and is used by college coaches. The ITF and ATP rankings are based on tournament points and are for professionals.
Adapted for InnerCity Tennis from the U.S. Tennis Association’s NTRP rating system. 1.0-1.5. New Player: Has no or limited tennis experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play. 2.0. Beginner Player: Needs on-court experience.
Find your tennis rating using National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) categories. This is the most accurate rating system available and was developed by the U.S. Tennis Association in 1979. Player levels are based on a scale from 1.0 to 7.0. This player is Just starting to play tennis.
Above all, tennis should be fun. Players can get the most enjoyment from the sport by playing with others of a similar level for more compatible matches. Designed simply as a guide, the rating categories may be adjusted depending on your competitive ability or as your skills change. Ultimately, your rating is based on your match results.
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An NTRP Rating is a numerical indicator of tennis-playing ability, from 1.5 (beginner) through 7.0 (touring pro), which aligns with a set of general characteristics that break down the skills and abilities of each level, in 0.5 increments. Ratings are generated by play in USTA Adult Divisions of 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over, 65 & Over, Mixed 18 & Over, Mixed 40 & Over and Mixed 55 & Over.
In the U.S., amateur tennis players follow the National Tennis Rating Program. This provides clear guidelines for all skill levels, ranging from beginner to advanced and even pro. The system was developed to ensure that players are evenly matched and competing against others of the same skill level.