USTA LEAGUE TENNIS

Orange County League Information

Every league area runs programming differently. Here is all of the information you need to know about playing in the Orange County League.

League Offerings

A USTA membership and a rating are required for most league play. A USTA membership costs around $45 per year and each league costs $30. Team captains only pay $3. Most leagues are played on the weekends, but weekday leagues may also be offered. If you are interested in a league below, please contact us and we will work to find you a team.

COVID-19 Disclaimer: These are the leagues that are offered during a normal year. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have significantly changed this year’s league offerings. Please see the Area Homepage for more info on this year’s league schedule.

  • Season usually runs from April through June
  • 2 singles and 3 doubles matches for NTRP levels 3.0-4.5
  • OR -1 singles and 2 doubles matches for NTRP levels 2.5, 5.0+ (two players may be rated 5.5 on 5.0+ teams)
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must be 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals.
  • Season usually runs from January through March
  • 3 Mixed doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play together on teams
  • Players must be 18 to be eligible
  • 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals
  • Season usually runs from January through March
  • 1 singles and 3 doubles matches
  • NTRP levels 3.0-4.5+ (three players may be rated 5.0 on 4.5+ teams)
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must turn at least 40 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals.
  • Season usually runs from June through August
  • 3 Mixed doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play together on teams
  • Players must turn at least 40 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals
  • Season usually runs from June through August
  • 3 doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players turn at least 55 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals.
  • Season usually runs from Sept through Dec
  • 3 Mixed doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play together on teams
  • Players must turn at least 55 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league only, but postseason play may be available
  • Season usually runs from Sept through Dec
  • 3 doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players turn at least 65 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners may advance to the National Invitational the following year.
  • Season generally runs from July through Aug
  • 3 doubles matches at different NTRP levels
  • 3 flights – NTRP 4.0/3.5/3.0, NTRP 4.5/4.0/3.5, and/or NTRP 5.0/4.5/4.0
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals. The 4.5/4.0/3.5 division may advance to the TriLevel National Invitational at the BNP Paribas Open
  • Season usually runs from July through August/early September
  • 1 line of men’s doubles; 1 line of women’s doubles; 1 line of mixed doubles
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player could play on a 7.0 team)
  • Players must be 18 and may not be over 40 during the calendar year
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league only, but postseason play may be available
  • September to early December
  • 3 doubles matches – Weekend Play 
  • NTRP levels 2.5-4.5, Open
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • SECTIONALS for Local League Winners
  • Season usually runs from September through mid December
  • 3 doubles matches
  • NTRP levels 2.5-5.0+
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals.
  • Season usually runs from April through July
  • 3 Mixed doubles matches at different NTRP levels
  • 3 flights – NTRP 4.0/3.5/3.0, 4.5/4.0/3.5, and/or 5.0/4.5/4.0
  • Men and women play together
  • Players must 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league only, but postseason play may be available

Local League Rules

Team captains and players are responsible for understanding the rules that govern our leagues. Each local league area has a set of rules for league play, however USTA League is largely built on the National and Sectional regulations. You can find all of that information here.