Developed in 1978, the National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) is a classification system that identifies and describes general characteristics of tennis-playing ability. The NTRP General Characteristics Guide outlines the abilities of each level from 1.5 (beginner) through 7.0 (touring pro). Generally, USTA League offers programs for the 2.5 through 5.0 levels.
Virtual Tennis MatchApril 01, 2021Nothing says “NEW NORMAL” like a virtual tennis match! Check out Towpath Tennis Center’s MultiBall system, and see how its juniors competed against a team in Boston, hundreds of miles away. Read More
New Level 1 Jr TournamentsMarch 30, 2021The USTA has announced that a new Level 1 junior event will be added to the 2021 calendar. The USTA Sections Invitational will be held May 1-5 during the currently scheduled L3 segment and will be held at eight different locations throughout the country. Read More
WHM: Sue SelkeMarch 29, 2021We’re spotlighting Sue Selke, the Executive Director of Court One Athletic Clubs! Sue played in the very first Big Ten tennis tournament for women in 1972 for Michigan State University! Read about how she became champion and pioneered progress for women in the game. Read More