Earn Your Ranking
When you’re ready to play in ranked competitive tennis, USTA Junior Tournaments are a great way to get out on the court and test your game. You’ll have every opportunity to learn from the best, play against the best – and even make new friends along the way. By participating in USTA Junior Tournaments, you’ll have a better chance to take your game as far as you want – high school, college or even the pros.
- Getting Started in USTA Junior Competition: Watch the webinar recording
- Navigating the USTA Junior Competition Pathway: Watch the webinar recording
- The Road to Collegiate Tennis: Watch the webinar recording
- Understanding the USTA Junior Ranking & Rating Systems: Watch the webinar recording
For more Competitive Pathway webinars, click here.
10 and Under (10U) tennis allows players to grasp the fundamentals of the sport. Participants learn about grips, preparation, swing path and ball placement. The equipment and courts are tailored to skill level, so kids can see their improvement and have fun right from the start.
Click here to learn more about how to progress and find helpful links.
USTA Junior Tournaments are offered in a variety of formats, including individual, team, non-elimination and elimination. This wide range allows you to compete in a way that makes you feel comfortable, suits your level of play, and helps you experience success. There are 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.
Click here to learn more about when to start playing USTA junior tournaments and find helpful links.
USTA Midwest designates all junior tournaments Level 5 and higher as elevated events. For more advanced junior players, a schedule of all upcoming USTA Midwest elevated junior tournaments can be found below.
Click here to view elevated tournament schedules and helpful links.