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 Beginner Orange Ball
- 10U Intermediate Orange Ball
- 10U Advanced Green Ball
- 12&U Beginner Green Ball
- 12U Intermediate 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 Beginner Orange Ball and 10U Intermediate Orange Ball, orange ball play points are awarded.
- For 10U Advanced, 12U Beginner, and 12U Intermediate 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, 12U Beginner, and 12U Intermediate 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 number of seasons a player can earn points for.
Q. My child is an 8 year old orange ball player. What JTT division should they play in?
The USTA recommends that an 8 year old orange ball player play in 10U Beginner or 10U Intermediate Orange Ball, but they can also play in red ball divisions.
Q. My child is a 9 year old green ball player. What JTT division should they play in?
The USTA recommends that a 9 year old green ball player play in 10U Advanced Green Ball, but they can also 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. All green ball JTT divisions will award PlayTracker points.
Q. My 9 year old child has progressed to yellow ball. What JTT divisions are they 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.