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Rating Types and What They Mean

“C” - Computer Year-End Rating

  • Rating was generated based on league play in USTA League Adult, USTA League Senior and/or USTA League Super Seniors. Or player was Disqualified the previous year.
  • Players can appeal “C” rating
  • Players cannot be disqualified, nor have NTRP Grievances filed against them


"B” - Benchmark Rating

  • Rating was generated based on league play in USTA League Adult, USTA League Senior and/or USTA League Super Seniors
  • Player must have played in a USTA League Adult/Senior local playoff or state, sectional or national championship.
  • Benchmarked players cannot appeal their ratings up or down, unless he or she only played in a local playoff
  • Benchmarked players cannot be disqualified, nor have NTRP Grievances filed against them


“A” - Player with a “C” who has appealed their year-end rating

  • These players can be disqualified but with no match reversal penalty
  • An NTRP grievance cannot be filed against them


“M” - Mixed Doubles Year-End Rating

  • Rating was generated from match play in the USTA Mixed Doubles League
  • Rating is only valid if the player exclusively plays Mixed Doubles the following year
  • If the player chooses to play USTA League Adult/Senior, s/he will have to go through the self rate process and will be assigned the higher of the Self Rating or Mixed Exclusive rating and will have the “S” rating designation.
  • Player can appeal their year-end rating
  • Player is subject to NTRP Grievance


"T” - Tournament Year-End Rating

  • Players in the USTA Southern section should not see tournament ratings unless they are a player who has generated their rating in a section that uses tournament data
  • Treated the same as a Mixed Year-End Rating


“S” - Self-Rated player

  • Assigned to new players, returning players whose rating had expired, and Mixed Exclusive or Tournament rated players who choose to play in a league other than USTA League Mixed Doubles.
  • Player is subject to Disqualification at any time during the USTA League Adult/Senior season if their results show that they are not at the appropriate level.  Disqualified players will have their match results reverted to 6-0, 6-0 losses.
  • Player is subject to NTRP Grievances