Junior Ratings help us match opponents of similar skill levels by placing players within a defined scale using a consistent mathematical algorithm. 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.
These Levels range from 1 – 9. Level 9 Tournaments are entry-level Junior Tournaments, and Level 1 Tournaments are the highest level of Junior Tournaments in the U.S. Junior Tournaments
USTA Junior Tournaments are no longer based in TennisLink. The new structure utilizes seven levels of events, ranging from Level 7 (Intermediate) to Level 1 (National Championships) and a universal ranking system that distributes points consistently across the country. VIEW THE 2021 RANKINGS AND STANDINGS
LEVEL 2 •Level 2 tournaments consist of “National Opens” and Zonal Team Competition. These tournaments are held around the United States. •These tournaments count for a USTA Florida Ranking and a USTA National Ranking. LEVEL 1 •Level 1 tournaments are the highest level of junior competitive tennis in the US. These
Junior tournaments are normally placed in one of seven levels by the USTA: Level 7 tournaments are described as ‘futures’ events, and offer a starting point for players new to competition. Level 6 ‘challenger’ events are for players who are ready to move beyond level 7. Level 5, 4 and 3 events are ...
Tournament Levels Designed to allow each player to meet competition appropriate to his/her own ability level, Juniors begin at Level 3 with entry-level competition, move on to Level 2 with an opportunity for a regional ranking, and
The ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors gives players aged 18 and under the opportunity to travel the world and develop their talent. Featuring over 650 tournaments in 140 countries, the Tour sees players compete across six levels of tournament – from JA (which includes the junior Grand Slams) through to J1, J2, J3, J4 and J5 (the lowest grade).
5.5: Player can use pace and/or consistency as a major weapon. Plays well under pressure. 6.0: Player is highly trained: possibly top college player. 6.5/7.0: World-class player. The NTRP ratings for juniors are similar, but they start at 2.0 and go up in increments of 0.1.