Flex League Top Ten Tips

September 16, 2020

You’ve heard that USTA Flex League is the easy, no-pressure tennis league that puts you in control of your tennis match schedule. You’ve read how Mid-Atlantic player Sarah Lawerence fits tennis in her schedule with Flex Leagues. But are you still wondering if flex leagues are a good fit for you? Read these top ten tips on how you can make the most of flex leagues happening in the Mid-Atlantic Section, then hurry and register so you can get out and play!


Flex League’s Top Ten Tips


Tip #1 - USTA membership is not required to play.

Tip #2 - Save your money! The fee for flex league in the Mid-Atlantic is a flat $25. 

Tip #3 - Explore playing competitively even if you are new or haven’t played tennis in a while. USTA Flex Leagues are a perfect fit for getting a taste of competition without pressure.   


Tip #4 - Don’t worry about your USTA NTRP rating. Flex League results are not calculated into your end of year rating.


Tip #5 - Break out of your comfort zone and try something different! Flex League is a great opportunity to try doubles if you’re a singles player or vice versa. Flex league provides the perfect opportunity to try out different playing formats.


Tip #6 - Be flexible when scheduling your matches. Work with your opponent to find a date, time, and location that works for each of you.


Tip #7 - Remember, you can play your matches in any order that fits your schedule. Just be sure to play all of your matches by the end of the season.


Tip #8 - Do follow the USTA Mid-Atlantic Return to Play guidelines to help keep everyone safe while on court.


Tip #9 - Don’t forget to input your scores into TennisLink after you play.


Tip #10 - Have fun and make new friends!


Bonus Tip: Share your flex league fun with us on Social Media. Make sure you tag USTA Mid-Atlantic when you post to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter (and make sure you follow us too!)

Ready to play? Click here to find a league in your area and for instructions on how to register!

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