ITN 1- This player has had intensive training for national tournament competition at the junior and senior levels and has extensive professional tournament experience.
ITN 2- This player has power and / or consistency as a major weapon. Can vary strategies and styles of play in a competitive situation. Usually has a national ranking
ITN 3 -This player has good shot anticipation and frequently has an outstanding shot or attribute around which a game may be structured. Can regularly hit winners and force errors off short balls.
ITN 4- This player can use power and spins and has begun to handle pace. Has sound footwork, can control depth of shots, and can vary game plan according to opponents. Can hit first serves with power and can utilize spin on second serves.
ITN 5- This player has dependable strokes, including directional control and depth on both groundstrokes and on moderate shots. The player has the ability to use lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys with some success.
ITN 6- This player exhibits more aggressive net play, has improved court coverage, improved shot control and is developing teamwork in doubles.
ITN 7- This player is fairly consistent when hitting medium paced shots, but is not yet comfortable with all strokes. The player lacks control over depth, direction and power.
ITN 8- This player is able to judge / control where the ball is going and can sustain a short rally.
ITN 9- This player needs on court experience, while strokes can be completed with some success.
ITN 10- This player is starting to play competitively (can serve rally and score) on a full court using a regular ITF approved Yellow ball.