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  1. Parent Alert/Medical Release (.pdf)
  2. The Role of Parents in Junior Tennis
  3. Positive Conduct for Tennis Parents & FYI (.pdf)
  4. Future Rules & Regulations
  5. Junior Ranking Requirements

Positive Conduct for Tennis Parents & FYI (.pdf)

Positive Conduct for Tennis Parents:

  • Remain in the spectator area during competitions.
  • Become familiar with the rules of tennis by reading the “Friend at Court.”
  • Don’t advise the administration, coach or other parents on how to do the job.
  • Don’t coach your child during the contest in any USTA sanctioned tournament.
  • Show interest, enthusiasm, and support for your child.
  • Don’t make insulting comments to players, parents, officials, or coaches of either team or individual.
  • Keep control of your emotions.
  • Thank the coaches, officials, tournament director, and other volunteers who conducted the event.
  • Courtesy is expected


  • Players make calls on their own side of the net, spectators may never make calls.
  • Opponent gets benefit of doubt.
  • Ball touches any part of the line is good and a ball that cannot be called out is good.
  • Either player may make the call in doubles.
  • All points are treated the same, regardless of their importance.
  • Out calls reversed.  A player who calls a ball out shall reverse the call if the player becomes uncertain or realizes that the ball was good.
  • Always make prompt audible or visible calls.
  • Ball marks can only be used for making calls on clay courts; never under any circumstance can it be used on a hard court surface.