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This player is just starting to play tennis.
This player has limited playing experience and is
still working primarily on getting the ball over
the net and has some knowledge of scoring, but is
not familiar with basic positions and procedures
for singles and doubles play.
2.0 INTERMEDIATE BEGINNER:
This player may have had some lessons, but needs
on-court experience; has obvious stroke
weaknesses, but is beginning to feel comfortable
with singles and doubles play.
2.5 INTERMEDIATE BEGINNER:
This player has more dependable strokes and is
learning to judge where the ball is going; has
weak court coverage or is often caught out of
position, but is starting to keep the ball in play
with other players of the same ability.
We currently organize leagues for skill levels
3.0 ADVANCED BEGINNER:
This player can place shots with moderate success;
can sustain a rally of slow pace, but is not
comfortable with all strokes; lacks control when
trying for power.
3.5 INTERMEDIATE D:
This player has achieved stroke dependability and
direction on shots within reach, including
forehand and backhand volleys, but still lacks
depth and variety; seldom double faults and
occasionally forces errors on the serve.
4.0 CLASS C:
This player has dependable strokes on both
forehand and backhand sides; has the ability to
use a variety of shots including lobs, overheads,
approach shots and volleys; can place the first
serve and force some errors; is seldom out of
position in a doubles game.
4.5 CLASS B:
This player has begun to master the use of power
and spins; has found footwork; can control depth
of shots and is able to rush the net with some
success on serve in singles as well as doubles.
5.0 CLASS A:
This player has good anticipation; frequently has
an outstanding shot or exceptional consistency
around which a game may be structured; can
regularly hit winners or force errors off of short
balls; can successfully execute lobs, drop shots,
half volleys and overhead smashes; has good depth
and spin on most second serves.
5.5 CLASS OPEN:
This player can execute all strokes offensively
and defensively; can hit dependable shots under
pressure; is able to analyze opponents' styles and
can employ patterns of play to assure the greatest
possibility of winning points; can hit winners or
force errors with both first and second serves.
Return of serve can be an offensive weapon.
6.0 CLASS TOURNAMENT: Regional or national
tournament ranking required.
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Director: Craig Novak