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. Are Ratings for Adult Tennis Players Different than those for Junior Players?
If you have played a minimum of four matches in the last 18 months in any of the following, then you more than likely have a dynamic rating: 12U-18U divisions in USTA-sanctioned and non-sanctioned junior tournaments and/or Junior Team Tennis leagues. USTA men’s/women’s Opens. USTA Pro Circuit events.
To locate a player's Junior Rating Level for junior tournaments or junior team tennis, follow the steps below: Login to TennisLink with email/password. Select Tournaments tab. Under Find a Jr Rating Level, Enter USTA Account #, Tournament # or Player Name. Click Search.
Ratings refers to your Universal Tennis Rating. Visit the UTR website for more information and to find your UTR rating. Compiling Ranking Points. Players who win at least one match in a tournament will earn points based on their finish (round) in the tournament (Levels 1-5). For Level 6-7 tournaments, players will earn points for UP TO four match wins. Note that byes do not count as wins, but defaults/withdrawals/walkovers will count towards ranking points.
UNIVERSAL 5: Entry level male competitive tennis player….The adults at this level may be vulnerable in many areas, but will usually be able to do at least one thing fairly well. This may include a good slice backhand, decent serve, or a drop shot. Young juniors at this level are very good for their age, but still may have trouble with adults whose games are not as good as theirs. Many older level
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). The 7.0 is a world class professional tennis player.
You have had intensive training for national tournament competition at the junior and collegiate levels and have obtained a sectional and/or national ranking. Level 7.0 You are a world-class player.
A simple tennis rating quiz is a great way to get a start on your likely level, so you can drill down to the other criteria within that level and dig deeper. The next step to calculating your NTRP rating is to learn what all of the tennis rating levels mean.