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Junior Development Series

WHAT IS THE JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT SERIES?

The Junior Development Series is a group of round-robin tournaments conducted around NSW for beginner to intermediate players. The JDS is a great introduction to tournament play for juniors who are developing their tennis skills.

The series culminates in a Champion of Champions tournament in each region, followed by the JDS State Final Representative event.

WHO ARE THESE TOURNAMENTS FOR?

The JDS sits under the Junior Tour (JT) in the Tournament Pathway and is designed to give players their first taste of what competitive tennis involves by playing multiple tournaments throughout the year.

AGE ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for a certain age group, no matter what age a player currently is, the cut off date is

the age a player is as at the 31st December 2018. DOB cut off is as follows:

  1. 8 & Under (8/U) – Born anytime in 2010 and later
  2. 10 & Under (10/U) – Born anytime in 2008 and later
  3. 12 & Under (12/U) – Born anytime in 2006 and later
  4. 14 & Under (14/U) – Born anytime in 2004 and later
  5. 16 & Under (16/U) – Born anytime in 2002 and later
  6. 21 & Under (21/U) – Born anytime in 1997 and later*

*please check with your region as to whether they offer the 21/U age group.

CAN I GET AR RANKING POINTS AT JDS ROUND ROBINS?

The JDS round robins do not offer Australian Ranking Points.

HOW DO I ENTER?

All players entering tournaments require a Tennis Australia member ID number.

Please contact Tennis Australia Service Team 1800 752 983  or email [email protected]

Tennis NSW cannot assist with member ID enquiries.

Please click here to view each regions JDS page for their individual calendar and rules:

Click here for the 2018 NSW Tournament calendar, including all JDS events.

Click here for the 2018 NSW JDS Rules and Regulations