From the 1 April 2020, a player's competition age is determined by their age on 31 December - their year of birth. This applies to both junior (8U - 18U) and senior (35+) age groups. This applies to both junior (8U - 18U) and senior (35+) age groups.
Junior Tennis Junior Tennis 25 USTA Northern Junior Tennis Pathway STAGE Red Orange Yellow AGE 5 8 years 9 10 years 11+ years COURT SIZE 36 ˇ x 18 ˇ 60 ˇ x 21 ˇ singles 60 ˇ x 27 ˇ doubles 78 ˇ x 27 ˇ singles 78 ˇ x 36 ˇ doubles NET HEIGHT 2 ˇ9 ˛ 3 ˇ 3 ˇ BALL Very Low Compression Red Felt Low Compression Orange Felt
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Junior tennis refers to tennis matches where the participants are aged 18 and under. Eligibility to compete in ITF Junior tournaments is not based on age, but year of birth: as a result, some players must move out of juniors soon after their 18th birthday, while others can play juniors until they are nearly 19. Some players who qualify as "junior tennis" players also play in main adult tours, though forms signed by their parent or guardian are required for this. Historically, some junior players
A player, if otherwise eligible, may enter any Junior Division if the player has not exceeded the maximum age by the last day of the month during which the division is scheduled to start (see Table 4 FAC); provided that, annually the Junior Competition Committee may designate one or more junior national tournaments that use the ITF’s year-of ...
Junior Tennis. Ages 11+. Junior tennis is played on a full-size court, with a normal, yellow ball and develops the technical and tactical skills for a whole court game. Competition is both individual and team-based.
There are four age divisions: 12, 14, 16 & 18 and under. You may play in your age division up until the last day of the month before you "age out". For example, if you are 12 years old & are going to turn 13 in May, you may play in the 12-and-under division until the last day in April.
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Players start to play in tennis festival events that use fun, team-based multi match events. Development of good technique and use of realistic tactics. Stage 2. ORANGE. 8-10 years. 50% slower than a Yellow ball* Standard ball 6.00-6.86 cm Racket 23-25” (58-63cm)** Court 58-60ft (17.68-18.29m) x 20-27ft (6.1-8.23m) Net Height
Seasonal Cut Off (7 months and 5 months) A player can play in the U12 category in a particular season as long as they do not turn 13 years of age on the last day of that season. USTA. Monthly Age Up. A player can play in the U12 category up until the previous month, from the month in which they turn 13 years of age.
Junior Girls Rankings, Top 100 The ITF junior girls tennis rankings are updated on a weekly basis. Be sure to check out our unique Top 10 graph and the junior girls tennis results section of this website.