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
National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) Junior NTRP The rating scale for junior players is shown in tenths, starting with 2.0, which is the lowest, progressing to 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 etc. until you reach 7.0, which is the highest rating.
The USTA defines player levels on a scale from 1.0 to 7.0 in its National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP). A condensed version appears below. Take a few moments to determine your likely playing level. 1.0 Just starting to play tennis 1.5 Has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play. 2.0 Needs on-court experience.
NTRP Skill Level Guide ... (National Tennis Rating Program) Level 1.5. You have limited experience and are working primarily on getting the ball in play. Level 2.0.
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.
The USTA uses the National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) for determining levels of competition for USTA league play. The goal of the program is to help all tennis players enjoy the game by providing a method of classifying skill levels for more compatible matches, group lessons, league play, tournaments and other programs.
NTRP General Characteristics NTRP Rating 1.0 This player is just starting to play tennis. 1.5 This player has had limited experience with stroke development and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play. This player is not yet ready to compete. 2.0 This player needs on-court experience, with an emphasis on play. This player struggles to find an appropriate contact point, needs stroke
NTRP Guidelines: What Level of Player Are You? 3.5 : This player has achieved improved stroke dependability with directional control on moderate shots, but still lacks depth and variety. This player exhibits more aggressive net play, has improved court coverage, and is developing teamwork in doubles. 4.0 : This player has dependable strokes ...