2014 18 & OVER ADULT CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION
ADULT TENNIS APPRENTICE
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USTA Kentucky's Tennis Apprentice adult lessons are part of the USTA League program that offers different levels of play to adults 18 years of age and older. The program offers four weeks of instruction while learning the ins and outs of match play with four additional weeks of match competition, putting into "PLAY" what you have learned during the first four weeks.
During the Tennis Apprentice lessons, you will learn the basics of tennis through on court instruction from a tennis teaching professional. Basics you will learn include:
Basic swing of racquet
How to serve
How to volley
Where to stand on court
Forehand and Backhand swings
How to keep score
Rules of tennis
Once the Tennis Apprentice lessons are complete, you will be ready to self-rate and join a variety of USTA Leagues. Your teaching professional and local league coordinator will help you with all aspects of becoming connected! Get started today, contact the coordinator in your area for more information. Click on the link below.
USTA ADULT LEAGUE TENNIS 18 & OVER
USTA League Tennis is the world's largest recreational tennis league providing organized, structured team matches for all ability levels. Approximately 500,000 players compete nationwide, with over 124,000 adult players coming from the USTA Southern Section alone. The program is open to women and men 18 years of age and older and features a local, state and sectional championship that culminates in a national championship at each skill level (NTRP levels 2.5 - 5.0+).
The 5.0+ level allows for two (2) 5.5 players to roster on a men's or women's team. The 5.5 players must compete in the number one (1) position, either singles or doubles. With the three court format of one (1) singles and two (2) doubles in Kentucky, only one of the 5.5 players can compete in a single match and must play in either singles or the number one (1) doubles court.
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 USTA League Tennis.
To Register for a team, Self-Rate or locate your NTRP Rating, use the link below to connect to TENNISLINK.
USTA KENTUCKY STATE LEAGUE COORDINATOR
8900 Greeneway Commons Place
Louisville, KY 40220
USTA ADULT LEAGUE LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS (LLC)
Ashland: Jerry Groce firstname.lastname@example.org
Bowling Green: Bobby Lindsey email@example.com
Henderson: Melanie Humbert firstname.lastname@example.org
Hopkinsville: Richard Wimsatt email@example.com
Lexington Adult/Combo: Jennifer Dunn Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
Lexington Mixed Doubles/Tri-Level/Fall/Daytime: Brooks Lundy email@example.com
Louisville: Donna Stedman firstname.lastname@example.org
Louisville Tennis Apprentice: email@example.com
Owensboro Adult League/Tri-Level: Peggy Belt firstname.lastname@example.org
Owensboro Mixed Doubles/Tri-Level: Camie Sook email@example.com
Owensboro Combo/Tri-Level: Donna Farmer firstname.lastname@example.org
Paducah: Priscilla Schiff email@example.com
Purchase Area: Jamie Brazzell firstname.lastname@example.org
NATIONAL Q & A
COMBINED SOUTHERN SECTION AND NATIONAL REGULATIONS
KENTUCKY STATE REGULATIONS AND DEADLINES
SELF RATING GUIDELINES
THE PLAYERS GUIDE FOR UNOFFICIATED MATCHES