Ball Color & Age Requirements
Players must be at least 5 years old to play in a USTA competitive programs and will graduate from the Net Generation PlayTracker at the age of 11, on the first day of their birthday month.
- Players aged 5-7 years old are recommended to play in red ball programs.
- Players aged 7-9 years old are recommended to play in orange ball programs.
- Players aged 9-11 years old are recommended to play in green ball programs.
Players 7 and 8 years old that reach 1,000 play points in orange ball are eligible for green ball. A coach assessment is also available for players 7 or 8 years old who have the skills to advance to green ball early.
All players in green ball will be required to meet 1500 points on the PlayTracker in order to play in yellow ball events. At least 1000 of these points must come from win points. At age 11 players will age out of the PlayTracker.