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.
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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 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.
Ultimately, your rating is based on your match results. If you are unsure of your level, choose the higher level of play. Once you've read the descriptions, you can create a free USTA account and self-rate your tennis level at any time. Click here for guidelines on self-rating. Click here for characteristics of each NTRP level.
Level: Groundstrokes: Return of Serve: Net Play: Serve: 1.0: I’m just starting to play tennis: 1.5: I’ve been introduced to the game, but have difficulty playing due to my lack of consistent rallying and serving. 2.0: I can get to the ball, but lack control so my rallying is inconsistent. I often choose forehand instead of backhand.
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This player can vary strategies and styles of play in a competitive situation and hits dependable shots in a stress situation. 6.0 to 7.0. The 6.0-player typically has had intensive training for national tournament competition at the junior and collegiate levels and has obtained a sectional and/or national ranking.