USTA Adult League – Version 2

The USTA Adult League is organized by gender and NTRP level within four age groups – 18 & Over, 40 & Over, 55 & Over, and 65 & Over. Player’s experience competitive play through participation on 2.5 to 5.0 NTRP level teams. Match results count towards ratings and teams may advance from local play to State, Sectional and National Championships. USTA Membership and NTRP ratings are required.

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USTA Adult League Format
Age GroupNTRP LevelFormatMinimum/Maximum # PlayersAdvance To
18 & Over3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.52 Singles, 3 Doubles8 / 15National Championships
2.5 (women), 5.01 Singles, 2 Doubles5 / 15National Championships
2.5 (men)1 Singles, 2 Doubles5 / 15Sectional Championships
5.51 Singles, 2 Doubles5 / 15State Championships
40 & Over3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.51 Singles, 3 Doubles9 / 15National Championships
40 & Over2.5 (women), 5.03 Doubles6 / 15State Championships
55 & Over3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 9.0*3 Doubles6 / 15National Championships
65 & Over3.0, 3.5, 4.03 Doubles6 / 15Sectional Invitational

*9.0 NTRP level: May pair a 4.0 and 5.0 players however, players cannot be more than 1.0 NTRP level apart.

USTA Adult League Calendar
Team Registration BeginsAll Age GroupsJanuary 1, 2024
New Captains MeetingAll New CaptainsFebruary 10 at 10:00am at Olde Providence Racquet Club
Mandatory Captains MeetingAll CaptainsFebruary 13, 2024 at 6:30pm, location TBD; or February 14, 2024 at 10:00am via a Zoom call
Team Registration EndsAll Age GroupsWednesday, January 31, 2024
Season Starts*All Age GroupsFebruary 18, 2024
Play Concluded By65 & OverApril 29, 2024
55 & OverMay 13, 2024
18 & OverMay 27, 2024
40 & OverJune 3, 2024
Last Day to Add PlayersAll Age GroupsApril 15, 2024
Local ChampionshipsAll Age GroupsCheck USTA League Program Resources page for Championship Schedule
State Championships65 & OverMay 17-19, 2024 (Greenville)
55 & OverMay 31-June 2, 2024 (Asheville)
18 & OverJune 13-16, 2024 (Lake Norman)
40 & OverJune 20-23, 2024 (Charlotte)

*Season start date is dependent on the number of teams that register in each flight. Team will have at least 6 matches and as many as 10.

Create a Team
  • When registering on TennisLink, you are required to set up your team using the following naming convention:
    • First initial of first name, last name, facility name
    • Example: John Doe with Jeff Adams as home courts; Team Name is JDoe (Jeff Adams)
  • Space at the public parks will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, which is based on date of online registration. Some teams may be asked to select an alternate location depending on team capacity at certain sites. Click here for public court availability.
  • Captains, click here to register your team now on TennisLink.
  • Be sure that you opt in to receive communications from the Local League Coordinator pertaining to the League.

Register For a Team
  • In order to register you will need: the team number, your USTA number, and a credit card for payment. If you do not have an NTRP Rating, you will be asked to self-rate by answering a series of questions. If you are not satisfied with your rating, you may appeal at that time.
  • Once your captain has created a team online he/she will provide you with a team number.
  • Players, click here to register on a team.
  • Be sure that you opt in to receive communications from the Local League Coordinator pertaining to the League.
USTA Membership

All players must be current USTA members, through the season end date, in order to participate on USTA League teams.

Player Contact Information

Players should verify and update their contact information listed on their USTA Membership Profile. Phone and email information on your profile will be used for all communications regarding league play. Captains will also have access to each others phone/email information via TennisLink throughout the season. Email addresses are provided in TennisLink for ease of initiating communications with opposing team Captains. Captains only have access in TennisLink to email contacts for Captains in their flights/divisions and for privacy reasons may only use those email contacts for communicating about arrangements for scheduled matches. If this data is not current, we cannot guarantee that you will receive information in a timely manner.

USTA League Program Resources

Click here for league specific and general information to assist captains and players with their team responsibilities. Throughout the season, announcements and updates will be posted on this site.

Registration and Fee Information
  • Players playing out of private tennis facilities: $25.15
  • Players playing out of public tennis facilities: $39.44 (includes public court use fee).

Courts fees for public park teams are included in the online TennisLink registration fee. Therefore, when registering your team on TennisLink, please be sure to select the appropriate Flight labeled “Public Teams” or “Club Teams.” If you will be playing out of a private facility, choose the “Club Teams” option. If you will be playing out of a public park facility, please choose the “Public Teams” option.

Through the January 31, 2024 team registration deadline, all players (“private” and “public”) will use the team number assigned to captains at the time they created their team in TennisLink.

After January 31, 2024, players on private facility teams will continue to register using the team number assigned to their captains, however, players on public park teams will need to register using the following Public Park Late Registration team numbers:

  • 18 & Over;
  • 40 & Over;
  • 55 & Over;
  • 65 & Over;

Once players on public park teams have registered using the Public Park Late Registrations team number, they must send an email to the League Coordinator at to provide the information listed below in order to be transferred to the appropriate team.

  • Age division
  • Rating Level
  • Day of Play
  • Your Captains Name
  • Team Number