Junior Team Tennis FAQ

What are NTRP ratings?

The National Tennis Rating Program (NRTP) offers guidelines in order to assess and group players of similar skill levels. Additional information about the NRTP ratings may be found at dps.usta.com/usta_master or ask your tennis coach [...]

Who are the captains for Jr. Team Tennis?

Our captains are Parents! Captains' duties and responsibilities are described in detail in the Captain's Corner.  Captains are NOT REQUIRED to be USTA members or to teach tennis skills.  Contact the Jr. Team Tennis Coordinator, if [...]

What type of scoring is used?

Scoring for 8U division: An individual match is the best of 3 games with the 1st to 7 points in each game. Scoring for 10U division: An individual match is the best of 3 sets [...]

What format do teams play?

12U, 14U, AND 18U divisions will be co-ed teams. Team matches will consist of five individual matches; one line each of boys' singles, girls' singles, boys' doubles, girls' doubles, and mixed doubles. Team matches for [...]

What constitutes a team?

Teams in the 12U, 14U AND 18U divisions are co-ed and will consist of a minimum of six (6) players (3 boys and 3 girls). Teams using non-gender format (10U and 8U) will consist of [...]

Do I need coaching to participate?

We strongly encourage all interested players to take advantage of opportunities for junior lessons available in their community. We encourage the junior players to learn to play the game and love it for a lifetime. [...]

Where are matches played?

Matches are played in the NEGTA area at local tennis centers, clubs, parks, or neighborhood courts. Exact locations will be determined as teams are established. If you have formed a team, you may choose the [...]

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