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Study the “Play Tennis” self-rating chart Start reading from the top of the chart, beginning with Level 1.0. Find the level that best describes your general level of play. Ask your Instructor or Coach to validate your self-rating, if you think that will help.
Just learning tennis. First few lessons, beginner level. 1.5: A tennis player with very limited court experience. This player is working on basic strokes and serves, trying to keep a ball in play. 2.0: BEGINNER: This player knows how to hit all of the strokes, but lacks court experience.
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.
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.
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.
for national tournament competition at the junior level and collegiate levels and has obtained a sectional and/or national ranking. The 6.5 player has a reasonable chance of succeeding at the 7.0 level and has extensive satellite tournament experience. The 7.0 is a world-class player who is committed to
Players new to tennis who have had competitive experience in other sports should consider the rapid improvement anticipated and not rate below 3.0 I am new to tennis and play one of the following racquet sports at a competitive level: squash, racquetball, badminton, paddle/platform tennis, pickleball. Minimum level Recreational Tennis Players
NTRP - Nation Tennis Rating Program. 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.
Level 4.0. You have dependable strokes, including directional control and depth on both forehand and backhand sides on moderate-paced shots. You can use lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys with some success and occasionally force errors when serving. Rallies may be lost due to impatience. Teamwork in doubles is evident.