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USTA Georgia
116 Marble Mill Road
Marietta, GA 30060
404-256-9543
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USTA Junior Team Tennis is a very popular junior recreational program and Georgia has one of the largest in the country.  This nationwide program is designed to provide youngsters with a fun team format consisting of singles, doubles and mixed play for boys and girls of all skill levels.  Local leagues can qualify players to the USTA Junior Team Tennis State Championships, with further advancement to the USTA Southern Sectional Championships and National Championship competition. 


 

Intermediate  and Advanced Level Eligibility

The Junior National Tennis Rating Program (JNTRP) in TennisLink is the official system for determining play levels for USTA National Championship Junior Team Tennis programs for 12U, 14U and 18U Intermediate and Advanced divisions.  Players with a JNTRP rating of 3.5 and above must play Advanced.  For the Advanced Low division, all players in the division cannot be rated higher than 3.9 at the time of registration.  Advanced Low divisions will be eligible to advance to State and Section Championships but not National Championships.

 

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The 10U division will not use ratings.  Players with a 1-100 Southern Section standing in the 10's as of the end of March 9, 2020 and who are playing in the 10's must play Advanced. If a 10U player has played up in the 12s and has a  JNTRP rating of 3.5 or above the player must play Advanced.

A player with a JNTRP rating of 3.4 or below at time of registration and meets the below standing criteria is eligible to play Intermediate. 
 
Players with a JNTRP of 3.5+ or a Southern standing inside the range listed in the table below must play in the Advanced division. The March 9, 2020 standings lists will be used for players who must play advanced. Please note that March 9 standings lists are being used considering these were the last lists published before the suspension of play due to COVID-19.
 
Age Division Range (standings based on March 9)
18U - 1 to 300 must play ADV in any JTT age division
16U - 1 to 300 must play ADV in any JTT age division
14U - 1 to 300 must play ADV in any JTT age division
12U - 1 to 150 must play ADV in any JTT age division
10U - 1 to 75 Only applies to 10u JTT division

 

USTA Southern Standings Search  click here

 

 

Beginner Level Eligibility

Beginner level players must be rated 2.4 and below and must not have more than 180 tournament points in any age group on the posted Georgia standing list as of March 10, 2020 (see search list below). Point totals shall include both singles and doubles divisions from which points were acquired.  Points earned due to defaults will not be considered and may be deducted if noted in writing to the State Junior Team Tennis Coordinator at time of Championship registration.  Also, players who have competed at the 2019 Junior Team Tennis State Championships cannot play again at the beginner level in the same age division.

 

USTA Georgia Points Search - These players have more than 180 tournament points and are NOT ELIGIBLE to play Beginner level Junior Team Tennis.

List of Girls NOT ELIGIBLE to play Beginner level

List of Boys NOT ELIGIBLE to play Beginner level 

 

8U , 10U  and 12U Courts and Equipment 

USTA Junior Team Tennis play for the 8U, 10U and 12U age groups will use a modified format and/or equipment that allows children to start playing tennis on teams immediately!

  • 8U Divisions will play on a 36' court with the red felt or red foam ball.
  • 10U Beginner and Intermediate divisions will play on the 60' court using orange low compression ball.  10U Advanced Divisions will play on a full court using green low compression balls.
  • 12U Beginner and Intermediate Divisions will play on a full court using green low compression balls.  12U Advanced will play on a full court using yellow balls.


Click here for more information on the 8U and 10U Tennis format
 

8 & Under
Court size: 36'
Ball: Red foam or red felt
Racquet: 19", 21" or 23"
Net: 18' long and 2'9" high
Scoring: Best of three games; first to score seven points wins the game and the first to win two games
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10 & Under
Court size: 60
'
Ball: Low compression orange
Racquet: 23" or 25"
Net: Regulation net
Scoring: No more than match tie break in lieu of third set

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For any questions or to include your community in this exciting program, please contact: 

Mary Dillon
USTA Georgia 
Junior Team Tennis Coordinator
404-256-9543, ext. 113
dillon@ustageorgia.com

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