10 & Under Tennis Tournaments


Red Ball Tournaments

Age Eligibility: Any Player until the first day of the month of their 9th birthday.
Tournament Formats: Non‐Elimination Formats (e.g. Round Robin, Compass) ‐ Single Day Tournaments



 






Orange Ball Tournaments

Age Eligibility: Any Player until the first day of the month of their 11th birthday.
Tournament Formats: Non‐Elimination Formats (e.g. Round Robin, Compass Draw)






To advance to Green Ball Tennis, players must complete one of the following:

1. A player may advance on the first day of the month of the player’s 10th birthday.
2. A player wins at least one (1) Designated Advancement Orange Ball Tournament.
3. A player participates in at least four (4) Designated Advancement Orange Ball Tournaments.







Green Ball Tournaments

Age Eligibility Any Player until the first day of the month of their 11th birthday (who has
advanced from Orange Ball Tennis).
Tournament Formats A variety of tournament formats will be used.
Scoring Formats Best of 3 tiebreak sets with 10 point match tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set.






To advance to Yellow Ball Tennis, players must complete one of the following:

1. A player who has already advanced to Green Ball Tennis from Orange Ball Tennis may advance to Yellow Ball Tennis on the first day of the month of the
player’s 10th birthday.
2. A player wins at least two (2) Designated Advancement Green Ball Tournaments.
3. A player participates in at least four (4) Designated Advancement Green Ball Tournaments.
4. A player reaches the QF of the USTA/Midwest Section Outdoor Closed Championship or the SF of any USTA/Midwest Section Level 1 Tournament.