The USTA runs their own circuit of junior tournaments at sorted into different age groups. With initial junior tournaments being organized in the 1910s, the USTA now runs a yearly circuit of tournaments ranging from district level up to national and international events.
The International Tennis Federation conducts the ITF Junior Circuit, which allows juniors to establish a world junior ranking and give them a chance to get an ATP or WTA ranking. Most juniors who enter the international circuit have to do so by progressing through ITF tournaments, Satellites, Futures and Challenger tournaments before entering the main circuit, the latter three of which are also participated in by adults.
Mini “Tennis” Camp, the Mini Tennis | age 4 to 8 years old
The focus is on developing a love of tennis, learning basic tennis skills and getting into the sport in a casual and competitive way. This is a beginner’s tennis course, and the campers will use a red ball to facilitate their practice. They will use a 19-21 “racquet, mini net and 12 meter court to practice. It is very suitable for beginners’ size and skills.
Smashing Aces Camp smash scoring | age 8 to 12 years old
This summer camp is suitable for beginners and intermediate campers. It teaches children to unite, serve, compete for points, and learn the rules and etiquette of tennis. Through the combination of various sports, fun aerobics and games, campers’ overall athletic ability is further developed.
Learn to Compete Camp in preparation for the game | age 11-15 – senior
This camp is for older club level players who can hold rallies on full size tennis courts with regular balls. Players enjoy friendlies but don’t necessarily play in them.
ABOUT THE ITF WORLD TENNIS TOUR JUNIORS
The ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors gives players aged 18 and under the opportunity to travel the world and develop their talent.
Featuring over 650 tournaments in 140 countries, the Tour sees players compete across six levels of tournament – from JA (which includes the junior Grand Slams) through to J1, J2, J3, J4 and J5 (the lowest grade). The ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors provides a launch pad for the best players to go on and achieve success in the professional game.
The top eight juniors at the end of the year go head-to-head at the prestigious season-ending ITF World Tennis Tour Junior Finals. The ITF also runs two flagship international junior team competitions – the ITF World Junior Tennis Finals (14 & under) and the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals (16 and under). Regional qualifying results for the ITF’s Junior Team competitions can be found here.
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