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13 Cards in this Set

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1.0 National Tennis Rating Program
This player is just starting tennis
1.5 NTRP
Limited playing experience and is still working on getting the ball over the net. This player has some knowledge of scoring, but is not familiar w/basic positions and procedures for singles/doubs.
2.0 NTRP
May have had some lessons but needs on-court experience, has obvious stroke weaknesses, but is beginning to feel comfortable with singles and doubs. play
2.5 NTRP
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.
3.0 NTRP
Player can place shots with moderate success, can sustain a rally of slow pace but is not comfortable with all strokes, and lacks control when trying for power.
3.5 NTRP
Player has achieved a stroke dependablilty and direction on shots within reach, including forehand and backhand volleys, but still lacks depth and variety. This player seldom double faults and occasionally forces errors on the serve.
4.0 NTRP
Player has dependable strokes on both forehand and backhand sides, has the ability ro use a variety of shots including lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys, can place the first serve and force some errors, and is seldom out of position in a doubles game.
4.5 NTRP
Player has begun to master the use of power and spins, has sound footwork and can control depth of shots and is able to move an opponent up and back, can hit first serves with power and accuracy and place the second serve, and is able to rush net with some success on serve in singles as well as doubs.
5.0 NTRP
Player has good shot anticipation and frequently has an outstanding shot or exceptional consistency around which a game may be structured. This player can regularly hit winners or force errors off short balls, can successfully execute lobs, dropshots, half volleys and overhead smashes and has good depth and spin on most serves.
5.5 NTRP
Player can execute all strokes offensively and defensively, can hit dependable shots under pressure, is able to analyze opponents' styles and can employ patters of play to assure the greates possibility of winning the point. This player can hit winners or force errors with both first and second serves, and resurn of serve can be an offensive weapon.
6.0 NTRP
Player has mastered all the above skills, has developed power and/or consistency as a major weapon, and can vary strategies and styles of play in a competition situation. This player typically has had intensive training for national competition at junior or collegiate levels.
6.5 NTRP
Player has mastered all the above skills and is experienced tournament competitior who regularly travels for competition, and whose income may be partially derived from prize winnings.
7.0 NTRP
This is a world-class player