Southern Jr. Team Tennis League (SJTTL)

Best Junior League in town

This program is designed to provide youngsters with a fun team format consisting of singles, doubles and mixed play for boys and girls of all skill levels. This is a national program and USTA Jr membership is required. All age divisions need a minimum of 3 boys and 3 girls per team.  Each team will need to have a team captain, usually a parent but can be, tennis professionals, teachers, recreation leaders or volunteers. Team captains will have to perform a Safe Play background check (at no charge to the volunteer) before they can head a team. For more detail information, visit USTA Jr Tennis.

Spring 2024 Season 

Qualifying Weekend Tournament: 
10/12U:  May 11 - 12 @ Woodmont County Club
14/18U:  May 4 - 5 @ Cherokee Tennis Center

Click here for schedule and daily court conditions.

Contact jtt@cherokeetennis.org to get your team number.

  • 4-game set, no-ad scoring

  • 10-point TB in lieu of a
    3rd set

  • Co-ed teams

  • Reg Deadline:  Mar 3, 2024

  • 10U, 12U, 14U, 18U

  • Beginners and Intermediate divisions

  • State 2024 qualifying

  • Fun and Exciting

Click here to create your team.   If you need help with the team creation, fill out this jotform.  We will provide a team number for your players to register to the team.    Once you have a team number, here are the instructions to register a player to the team.

Each player will need a current USTA membership to participate. If you don't have one, you can get one at no charge here.

Captain/Manager of each team must complete the USTA Safe Play program. It takes a few weeks for the background check so please start this process ahead of time.   

Junior Tennis Apprentice

This is an introductory tennis program designed to teach kids ages 5 & older the basics to start playing tennis!

$60 registration fee includes:

· 1st year Free Junior USTA Membership and 1st league fees ($20 value)
· Free Junior-Sized Tennis Racket upon completion of the class ($30 value)
· 6 Hours of Instruction & Coaching from Experienced Professional ($150 value)

Total Value $ 200

*Jr Tennis Apprentice Graduates cannot repeat the class.

Email for more info. 

Finally, the sport of tennis is scaled to fit the size of our young players!

For 8 and under, red foam ball.
For 10 and under, orange ball.
For 12 and under, green and orange balls.

For 8 and under, the racquet should be 19, 21, or 23 inches.
For 10 and under, the racquet should be 23 or 25 inches.

10 and Under Tennis uses equipment that is scaled to the size and ability level of young children. Children 8 and under will play on a court that is 36 feet long and 18 feet wide.

For 8 and under, best of three games with the first to seven points winning the game.
For 10 and under, best of three sets with the first to win four games winning the set. For the third set, the first player to win a seven-point tiebreak wins the match.

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