The Net Generation PlayTracker is for players 5-10 years of age and their parents to track progress at USTA competitive events, all in one place. Players will collect points on an engaging PlayTracker after playing in USTA Team Challenges, USTA Junior Team Tennis, and USTA Junior Circuit programs.
Below are some frequently asked questions and answers about the new system in relation to Junior Team Tennis (JTT). For Net Generation PlayTracker FAQs, click here.
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Q. What divisions of JTT count towards the PlayTracker?
The divisions of JTT that count for PlayTracker points are 8U Red Ball, 10U Beginner Red Ball, 10U Intermediate Orange Ball, and 10U Advanced Green Ball.
Q. What type of PlayTracker points are awarded for each division?
For 8U Red Ball and 10U Beginner Red Ball, red ball play points are awarded. For 10U Intermediate Orange Ball, orange ball play points are awarded. For 10U Advanced Green Ball, green ball play and win points are awarded.
Q. How many PlayTracker points can a 10U player earn for one JTT season?
A player can earn 100 play points per season for the ball color of the division. For 10U Advanced Green Ball divisions, players can also earn 100 win points for singles wins and 50 win points for doubles wins, with win points capped at 400 for one JTT season. There is no limit to the amount of seasons a player can earn points for.
Q. My child is an 8 year old orange ball player. What JTT division should he/she play in?
The USTA recommends that an 8 year old orange ball player play in 10U Intermediate Orange Ball, but he/she is also able to play in red ball divisions.
Q. My child is a 9 year old green ball player. What JTT division should he/she play in?
The USTA recommends that a 9 year old green ball player play in 10U Advanced Green Ball, but he/she is also able to play in 10U red and orange ball divisions.
Q. Can 10U players in the PlayTracker play in a 12U JTT Green Ball division?
The system will allow 10U players to play in a 12U JTT Green Ball division, but they will not be able to earn PlayTracker points for that division. Only 8U and 10U JTT divisions will award PlayTracker points.
Q. My 9 year old child has progressed to yellow ball. What JTT divisions is he/she eligible for?
Once a 10U player has progressed to yellow ball in the PlayTracker, the player is eligible to play in any 12U or older divisions, regardless of ball color.