Federer
“Universal Tennis Ratings® are a great tool and tennis players cannot afford not to use it.”
VIC BRADEN
International Hall of Fame
“UT is a great idea… like the French rating system but on a global scale and easy for everyone to understand.”
BILLY PATE
Head Men’s Tennis Coach, Princeton University
“Universal Tennis Ratings® are the future…”
PETER WRIGHT
Head Men’s Tennis Coach, Cal Berkeley
“Universal Tennis is a tremendous resource for college recruiting, tournaments, camps, etc.”
BOBBY BAYLISS
Hall of Fame college coach
Former Head Men’s Tennis Coach, Notre Dame
“This is so needed and is a great brain surge!”
CHUCK KRIESE
Head Men’s Tennis Coach, The Citadel
Former Men’s Tennis Coach, Clemson University
“I would love to have everyone adopt the UTR as the tournament rating system.”
MATT ALLEN
IT & Database Management, Tennis Industry Association
“Universal Tennis offers developing players a unique way to monitor their progress.”
BRAD DANCER
Head Men’s Tennis Coach, University of Illinois
“We've been using the UTR system at Cal for the last 2 years and couldn't be happier with the results.”
TYLER BROWNE
Associate Head Coach, Men’s Tennis
University of California—Berkley
“Universal Tennis Ratings literally levels the playing field.”
MIKE ERWIN
Director at Brookside Country Club
Coaches Commission Vice-Chair, Junior Council Chair
“UTR is the best way there is to measure yourself as a player against all other players regardless of age.”
BRAD STINE
Stine 360 Tennis Academy
(Former Pro Coach of Jim Courier, Andrei Medvedev, Jonathon Stark, Sebastian Grosjean, Taylor Dent and Mardy Fish)
“Everyone benefits..... A great system.”
ERIC STEIDLMAYER
University of California-- Davis, Men’s Tennis Head Coach
NorCal ITA Summer Circuit director.
“[U]sing UTR in tournaments, and... camps/programs... has provided high-level competition and practice for everyone.”
RYAN REDONDO
University of the Pacific, Director of Tennis and Mens Head Coach,
Team NorCal Coach of the Year (2013),
Maze Cup Coach Collegiate Varsity Committee member.
“[P]otentially the biggest improvement to the American competitive tennis landscape... At Cal, we are fully committed to using UTR...”
PETER WRIGHT
Head Men’s Tennis Coach, Cal Berkeley
USTA National Collegiate Varsity Committee Member
ITA Campus and Community Outreach Coach of the Year.
“[A] great asset to every one of our high school tennis players at both the varsity and junior varsity levels.”
KATIE MCNAMARA
Belmont Hill School, Head Tennis Coach
Boston College, Assistant Coach women's tennis
“One of the benefits of UTR is its ability to help players find better practice partners and competition closer to home.”
BOB LARSON
BOB LARSON’S DAILY TENNIS NEWS
March 7, 2014
“Use of UTR in seeding has made for a much better tournament in New York.... Congratulations are in order.”
JEFF MENAKER
Former Head Coach, Yeshiva University
“... a highly valued catalyst for stimulating another tennis boom globally... UTR is the connective tissue of the future.”
DAVID BENJAMIN
Executive Director, Intercollegiate Tennis Association
Former Head Tennis Coach, Princeton
“.. recognized by many college coaches as the best metric available for judging – and motivating - junior talent.”
DAVE FISH
Harvard University, Men's Tennis Coach

Universal Tennis Rating® System

  • Provides tennis players worldwide a common language to objectively determine their levels of play
  • 16 levels of play and over 150,000 rated tournament players
  • Regularly used by more than 300 US college coaches
  • Piloted in USTA NorCal section and ITA Summer Circuit events since 2011
New Universal Tennis Website

Authorized Partners

ITA USTA NORCAL

The 16 Levels of the Universal Tennis Rating Scale

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STAGE 4

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11
10
9
 

STAGE 3

8
7
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5
 

STAGE 2

4
3
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1
 

STAGE 1

 

NOVICE

Slide your mouse over the pyramid to see descriptions of each level

Why Join Universal Tennis?

Measure. Compete. Suceed.

A better way to measure success

Our website allows you to view your Universal Tennis Rating® to determine your level of play, and then track it over time to measure your progress. You can also view your profile, results, and head to head comparisons with other players.Learn More >

Simplify the college search experience

Finding a college that is right for you has never been easier. Search for colleges by location, type, division, or conference. Our advanced search filters allow you to search for colleges by the levels of players on the team, so you can find schools where you’ll be able to play on the line up. You can also view profiles for more than a thousand colleges and save a list of your favorite ones on to your dashboard.Learn More >

Find potential recruits

Our site offers tools that allow you to search our extensive database of players to find potential recruits for your college team. Our profile pages also give you key insights into a player’s activity and level of competition to help you make the right decision. You can also save lists of your favorite players onto your dashboard to track their progress over time.Learn More >

Analyze tournaments

Whether it's getting Universal Tennis Ratings for all the competitors in a tournament, or generating statistics on the number of competitive, routine, and decisive matches in an event, our powerful competition analysis tools allow you to pull up the information you need with a few clicks of the mouse.Learn More >