2.0. Beginner Player: Needs on-court experience. Has obvious stroke weaknesses but is familiar with basic positions for singles and doubles play. 2.5. Beginner Player: Learning to judge where the ball is going although court coverage is weak. Can sustain a short rally of slow pace with other players of the same ability. 3.0.
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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.
General Characteristics of Various Playing Levels. 1.5: This player has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play. 2.0: This player needs on-court experience. This player has obvious stroke weaknesses, but is familiar with basic positions for singles and doubles play.
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.
How to Determine Your Tennis Playing Level 1.0. This player is Just starting to play tennis. 1.5. Has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play. Needs on-court experience. 3.0. Fairly consistent when hitting medium-paced shots, but is not comfortable with all ...
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.
The 6.0 player typically has had intensive training for national tournament competition at the junior level and collegiate levels and has obtained a provincial and/or national “open” ranking. The 6.5 player has extensive international “open” level tournament experience at the entry professional level (challenger or satellite experience).
If you are a player on the men or women’s pro tour, you already know that your skill level is 6.5 or higher. References Langley Swim and Tennis Club: NTRP Rating System
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