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USTA Junior Team Tennis
What is QuickStart Tennis?
Advice for Players
USTA Junior Team Tennis WHAT IS USTA JR. TEAM TENNIS? USTA Jr. Team Tennis is the largest youth tennis league in the country, helping girls and boys ages 6 to 18 get in the game, get on the court, and have a good time. Teams are coed and made up of at least six players, three boys and three girls, based on similar ages and skill levels.
What is QuickStart Tennis? QuickStart tennis is currently being used for Clinics, Lessons, Junior Teams and Tournaments. Q uickStart tennis has recently been launched by the United States Tennis Association (USTA). It is an innovative approach to teaching tennis to children who are under ten years of age.
Advice for Players Hold yourself accountable Play as hard as you can at all times
Be true to yourself in terms of work ethic vs goals
Enjoy the trip including all the bumps
Trust your parents and coaches
Have fun
My child is interested in tennis where do I start? PDF  | Print |  E-mail

The best place to start is to go to any tennis facility that offers beginning lessons. These lessons should be about $12 per hour in a group format. Let your child experience tennis with other new children and a professional coach. The first day is the most important. It is important to make you child's first experience with tennis a fun one!

Other options are as follows:


This program introduces tennis to youngsters in school through their physical education classes. It reaches over 500,000 students yearly in the South!

USTA Junior Team Tennis

USTA Team Tennis is the USTA Southern Section's most popular and exciting junior program. It introduces players, ages 6 -18, to competitive team tennis while emphasizing fun, fitness and friends and focuses on fundamentals and positive coaching for youngsters who are comfortable with full-court play.


Co-founded by Arthur Ashe and Charles Pasarell in 1969, the USA Tennis NJTL (National Junior Tennis League) program is active in public parks and private clubs. It targets inner city juniors of all ages who would not normally be given the opportunity to get involved in the sport.

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