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.
Introduction of an 11U age group. An 11U age group will be introduced at all levels of competition. This will support players with making the transition from Green to Yellow ball. The 11U age group will compete using a yellow ball, however at some levels we may stipulate the use of a green ball. Players will be able to play in the 11U age group when their tennis age is 10 or 11.
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Age Ball Ball size / Racket, Court Dimensions Scoring Options Stage Description; Tennis. 10 years and older. Yellow ball: Standard ball 6.54-6.86 cm Racket 26-29” (66-73.7cm)** Full Size Court 78ft (23.77) x 27ft (8.23m) Standard Net Height: (at the centre): 36" (0.914m) Any scoring system within the Rules of Tennis
Tennis Balls: Colors Stage 3 or red tennis balls are for starters age 5 to 8 years. Red balls have two sub-categories: standard construction... Stage 2 or orange tennis balls are reserved to kids age 8 to 10 years. Stage 1 or green tennis balls are ought to be used by players age 9 to 10 years old. ...
What age will you be on the 31st March 2011? Answer: 9. You will play 9 & Under orange ball competition for the coming winter season – 1st September 2010 to 31st March 2011. What age will you be on the 31st August 2011? Answer: 10. You will play 10 & Under green ball competition for the coming summer season – 1st April 2011 to 31st August 2011
Page 2 of 11 Red Ball Tennis is played on a 36-foot court as described in Figure 8 of the USTA Regulations.The net shall be 33 inches (0.838m) high at center. The ball shall be a stage 3 (red) ball of any composition as described in
vi. Senior Open/A (40 & Over) Doubles or Senior B/C (40 & Over) Doubles Division if the player meets the eligibility requirements of USTA Regulations I.G.4.a.-b. and the player will reach the minimum age by December 31 of the year during which the division is scheduled to start.
Tennis has a great advantage over other sports in that it is a sport that a child can learn at a young age and enjoy with friends and family over a lifetime—now more than ever with 10 and Under Tennis. 10 and Under Tennis is tennis sized right for kids so they develop skills and have fun right from the start.