What are the ITF categories?

The ITF classifies surfaces into one of five categories according to its Court Pace Rating: 1 – Slow, 2 – Medium-slow, 3 – Medium, 4 – Medium-fast, 5 – Fast. A surface product included on the list of ITF Classified Surfaces is classified purely on the basis of its Court Pace Rating.

How do you qualify for ITF?

Players are accepted first by ATP or WTA ranking, secondly by ITF World Tennis Ranking, then by Top 500 National Ranking and finally randomly for unranked players.

What is ITF approved?

A ball which is granted ITF Approval is approved by the ITF only on the basis that it has been found to conform to the current Rules of Tennis and is therefore considered suitable for use in tournaments played according to the Rules of Tennis. ITF Approval does not imply any other form of approval or endorsement.

What is the ITF responsible for?

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the world governing body of tennis. This organization is responsible for overseeing the administration and regulation, organization of international competition, and the structure, development, and promotion of the game.

What is ITF J3?

About the ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors Featuring over 650 tournaments in 140 countries, the Tour sees players compete across six levels of tournament – from JA (which includes the junior Grand Slams) through to J1, J2, J3, J4 and J5 (the lowest grade).

What does ITF mean?

ITF means the International Tennis Federation.

Can anyone enter ITF tournaments?

Players are accepted into tournaments as follows: Players with an ATP Singles Ranking. Players with an ITF World Tennis Singles Ranking. Players with a National Ranking.

What is court speed?

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has put in place the Court Pace Index (CPI). To measure it, a ball is released by a machine to a specific spot on the court at 108 kmph, with a 16-degree angle and no spin. The resulting CPI ratings declare what category of speed the court is in.

How do you mark a tennis ball?

Tennis balls marked with dots. Rather than using your hands to pick up balls off the court, use your racket, feet, or a combination of the two.

What is ITF in banking?

In trust for (ITF) or account in trust refers to an account that has a named trustee. This trustee manages the assets in the account on behalf of one or more beneficiaries. The person who creates an in trust for account can set the rules or guidelines for how those assets should be managed.