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Adults FAQs

USTA Southern has a program to fit any game or ability. Are you a recent retiree but hate playing golf? Did you just get a tennis racquet as a birthday gift but aren't sure how to use it? Don't worry, USTA Southern offers numerous programs to jumpstart your tennis career.

Beginners ... click here for a pamphlet that will introduce you to the rules of tennis, etiquette and other tips to get you on the court.

If you are an active player looking for some competitive team match play one of our league programs might be a good way for you to stay in great shape and meet some new friends. Whether you are an adult or senior player, a singles or doubles specialist, the USTA League Tennis program has a spot for you.

Find the program that best fits your needs below and hit the courts!


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USTA League (adult recreational teams)

The USTA League tennis program has over 400,000 participants, making it the largest recreational tennis program in the world. Open to women and men 18 years of age and older, the program features a local, state and sectional championship and culminates in a national championship in each skill level (NTRP levels 2.5 - 5.0). Whether you are a beginner or a more advanced player, this program has a spot for you. There is no better way to have fun, make friends and compete than USA League.
Starting in 2013, the league consists of:
18 & Over
40 & Over

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55 & Over
65 & Over

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This program is similar to USA League Tennis in that it offers competitive league tennis play at the local and sectional level, culminating in a Regional Championship featuring the top teams from the Caribbean, Florida and Southern Sections. There are currently over 26,000 players participating in the USA League Tennis Mixed Doubles program in the Southern Section.
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Combo Doubles is currently the fastest growing adult program in the USTA Southern Section. With a participation base of 31,000, you might be wondering what keeps the players coming back year after year? The answer is simple... Combo Doubles is FUN! The program allows participants to self rate, thus making it easy to play with family and friends. For most players, this is the program's single most attractive attribute.

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How to Find an Adult or Senior Tournament.

There are hundreds of local, state, sectional and national tournaments available to tennis players in the South!  These events are used to produce state, sectional and national rankings each year. Age group events include singles, doubles, mixed doubles and family doubles. Age group events begin at 25 and include five-year increments up to 90!  NTRP tournaments offer singles, doubles and mixed doubles and use the NTRP levels from 2.5 to 5.0.

To find a tournament to play, click here

This site lists most tournaments for age group and NTRP tournaments in the USTA Southern Section.  To use the searchable schedule, select a specific section or district by clicking on the drop down and highlighting the Southern Section or a specific state. Click, find it and this will list most tournaments in your area and the date for the tournaments.  To refine your search, use one of the search options, such as Keyword search, location or date.

Click on the tournament name of the tournament for which you wish to register, to go to the Tournament Home Page. Click on the TennisLink Register Now link.

Register Player page: Enter the USTA number of the person you wish to register for the tournament. The registration system will validate the player’s eligibility and USTA membership status, and will only allow entry into the appropriate events/divisions. If the player is not a member, or the membership is expired, you must apply or renew the membership before you can continue.

Choose Event page: Verify that the information about the selected player is accurate. If not follow the instructions to contact the USTA membership Dept. Then select the events/divisions that you wish to register for, taking note of the message regarding the number of events one player can enter.


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