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"To develop, promote and monitor competitive tennis and training opportunities, which will serve to motivate and encourage junior players of various abilities to develop to the highest competitive level possible."


2017 USTA National Standings List Announcement


The USTA Junior Competition Committee has approved an amendment that affects how the National Standings
Lists are calculated: Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, the singles and doubles results for each player earned in a division for
the previous 12-month period shall be counted as results in the next-older division at 20%. Click here for a detailed explanation of the changes for 2017.

USTA Announces 2017 National Junior Tournament Structure


Revisions have been approved by the USTA Junior Competition Committee to the national junior competitive structure that will become effective on January 1, 2017.  These revisions are based on the foundation of our existing tournament structure and the valuable input of the Section Associations, maximizing the finest of our current events, but also making modifications that will broaden the competition landscape in a number of important ways.  Click here for more information.

USTA National Junior Tournament Regulations


The 2016 USTA Junior National Tournament, Ranking, and Sanctioning Regulations in effect for tournaments on the National Junior Tournament Schedule are published at the following link.


USTA National Junior Ranking Points Tables


Looking for the 2016 National Junior Point Tables? Click here to view the approved tables.  For detailed information on how the national ranking system works click here.

2016 USTA Junior National Championships Section Quotas


2016 Junior National Championships Section Quota Numbers are released.  Click here for more information.

Register for a Tournament


Tennis Link is the USTA's online tournament registration system. Sign up your child for a tournament today!

National Ranking System


Learn more about the USTA National Junior Ranking System, including information on ranking points, National Standings Lists, national ranking eligibility, criteria for receiving a national ranking and much more.

Rankings & Standing Lists

Player to Player

Go to TennisLink to view the latest Rankings and Standings lists.

USTA Rules & Regulations

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Each year the USTA publishes "Friend at Court," a book that includes not only the USTA Regulations, but also the ITF Rules of Tennis and "The Code," the players’ guide for matches when officials are not present. It is highly recommended that each junior tennis family have a copy of this publication as a reference.

ITF Rules


The USTA endorses players to compete in International Tennis Federation (ITF) events in the United States and throughout the world. The USTA will only endorse players who have met certain requirements.

Going to college or turning pro?

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 07:  Nicole Gibbs of the United States lines up a shot during her juniors match against Magda Linette of Poland during day eight of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Nicole Gibbs

One of the most important, and often difficult, decisions that top-ranked junior tennis players have to make, in consultation with their parents and coaches, is whether to go to college or whether to "turn pro."

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Learn more about strength building, techniques and psychology, nutrition and training for junior players.

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