Regulations and Guidelines

Rules and Regulations

Between “Friend at Court” and “The Code,” players will be able to find rules and guidelines covering virtually every specific problem or situation that may arise during a game.

Rhode Island USTA 2018 Regulations (PDF) download here: 2018 RI Local USTA League Rules

USTA Official Rules and Regulations webpage: https://www.usta.com/en/home/organize/program-resources/national/rules-and-regulations.html

NTRP Guidelines

Ratings are your National Tennis Ratings Program (NTRP) skill level assignment for participating in a USTA League, USTA Junior Team Tennis or in USTA-sanctioned adult or junior tournaments. Rankings & Standings are determined by points earned and your results at USTA-sanctioned tournaments.

Adult NTRP Ratings: The rating scale for adults starts with 2.0, progressing to 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, etc., until 7.0, which is the highest rating given to world-class players with ATP/WTA points.

NTRP Guideline for Players (PDF) download here: NTRP guidlines