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 2017 Regulations (PDF) download here: 2017RILocalUSTALeagueRules
USTA Official Rules and Regulations webpage: https://www.usta.com/en/home/organize/program-resources/national/rules-and-regulations.html
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