August 21, 2017

Eastern, Intermountain, Midwest Sectionals Scouting Recap

Teams with strongest TLA ratings.

The USTA Eastern, Intermountain, Midwest sectionals wrapped up this weekend. The teams with the top Tennis League Analytics (TLA) scouting report ratings once again won the majority of the championships.

USTA tennis league rating statistics report eastern

Midwest Sectionals - 18 and Over:
TLA’s top rated team won 6 of the 8 championships. The other two were Women’s 3.0 (again) and while we did call Men’s 4.0 close, our top team finished 4th.

Texas 18 & Over 4.0 - 4.5
TLA’s top rated team won 4 of the 8 championships. The top team finished 2nd in three others. The miss was, you guessed it, Women’s 3.0.

Eastern 18 & Over 3.5, 4.5 and 40 & Over 3.0
TLA’s top rated team won 5 of the 6 championships. In Women’s 3.5 our top team finished 6th.

Summary 
The Tennis League Analytics top rated team won the championship in 15 of 22 events. And finished second in 3 more.

Congratulations to the new section champions!


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August 17, 2017

Eastern Sectionals Scouting Reports

18 & Over 3.5, 4.5 and 40 & Over 3.0

USTA Eastern Section Championships for Adult 18 & Over 3.5, 4.5 take place August 18 - 20, 2017 in Schenectady, NY. Adult 40 & Over 3.0 also take place the same weekend.

USTA tennis league rating statistics report eastern

All the teams are very good and any team has a chance to beat any other team. Tennis League Analytics ranks these teams as the strongest in their flights.


18 & Over

Women’s 4.5
6 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. Southern
2. LI
3. Metro

Women’s 3.5
6 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. NJ
2. Metro
3. Western

The 3rd, 4th, and 5th strongest teams are very close to each other but NJ and Metro should finish at the top.


Men’s 4.5
6 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. Metro
2. LI
3. NJ

This is a very competitive flight between the top 4. Metro has a slight edge in strength.

Men’s 3.5
6 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. Metro
2. Southern
3. LI

Very competitive flight - teams 2 through 6 are separated by three hundredths of a point. Metro has an edge but any team could take this flight.


40 & Over

Women’s 3.0
6 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. Southern
2. Northern
3. Metro

The NTRP 3.0 level has the most variability. In both Women’s and Men’s, the top team has a strength rating advantage that should help.

Men’s 3.0
3 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. Southern


Flight Scouting reports are available on the Team Reports page for championship events and local leagues. A sample report is available at this page.

18 & Over
Women’s 4.5   Women’s 3.5  

Men’s 4.5    Men’s 3.5   

40 & Over
Women’s 3.0   Men’s 3.0  

August 16, 2017

Intermountain Sectionals - Adult 18 & Over 3.0 - 4.5

Strongest Teams by Championship Event and Flights

USTA Intermountain Section Championships for 18 & Over take place August 18 - 20, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

USTA tennis league rating statistics intermountain

All the teams are very good and any team has a chance to beat any other team. Tennis League Analytics ranks these teams as the strongest in their flights.


Women’s 4.5
5 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. CO
2. UT
3. NV

This is a very competitive flight and the top three are very close. Each of the top three teams is stronger in singles or doubles. Should be a chess match between captains and fun to watch.

Women’s 4.0
6 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. CO
2. NV
3. UT

CO and NV are very close in team rating with a slim edge to CO.

Women’s 3.5
5 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. CO
2. ID
3. NV

ID and NV are close to each other but CO is the team to beat.

Women’s 3.0
5 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. NV
2. CO


Men’s 4.5
5 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. CO
2. NV
3. WY

Men’s 4.0
5 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. CO
2. NV
3. ID

Men’s 3.5
5 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. ID
2. UT
3. CO

Competitive flight - the top three are separated by two hundredths of a point.

Men’s 3.0
4 teams in one flight

Top teams:
1. CO
2. NV

The top two are separated by one hundredth of a point and this one should come down to match ups when they play each other.


Flight Scouting reports are available on the Team Reports page for championship events and local leagues. A sample report is available at this page.

Women’s 4.5   Women’s 4.0   Women’s 3.5   Women’s 3.0  

Men’s 4.5    Men’s 4.0    Men’s 3.5    Men’s 3.0   

August 15, 2017

Midwest Sectionals - Adult 18 & Over 3.0 - 4.5

Strongest Teams by Championship Event and Flights

USTA Midwest Section Championships for 18 & Over take place August 18 - 20, 2017 in Fort Wayne and South Bend, IN.

USTA tennis league rating statistics texas

All the teams are very good and any team has a chance to beat any other team. Tennis League Analytics ranks these teams as the strongest in their flights.


Midwest sectionals consist of five teams in one flight.

Women’s 4.5

Top teams:
1. OH
2. WI
3. IN

OH looks strong in doubles. WI and IN not far behind.

Women’s 4.0

Top teams:
1. OH
2. IL
3. MI

OH looks strong in doubles and IL has an edge in singles. MI and WI are very close.

Women’s 3.5

Top teams:
1. MI
2. OH
3. WI

The top three teams are very close with a slight edge to MI.

Women’s 3.0

Top teams:
1. MI
2. IN

Too close to call between these two. The next two teams are also very tight.


Men’s 4.5

Top teams:
1. IN
2. MI
3. WI

If all of IN’s singles play, they will be tough to beat.

Men’s 4.0

Top teams:
1. IL
2. IN

Very competitive top-to-bottom but should IL and IN have a slight edge versus the field. IL and IN are the teams to watch.

Men’s 3.5

Top teams:
1. OH

OH has a very slight edge versus the other four teams. This flight is very competitive and should be the most fun to play in and watch.

Men’s 3.0

Top teams:
1. MI
2. OH

Only four teams in this flight. MI and OH are separated by a few thousandths of a point.

Flight Scouting reports are available on the Team Reports page for championship events and local leagues. A sample report is available at this page.

Women’s 4.5   Women’s 4.0   Women’s 3.5   Women’s 3.0  

Men’s 4.5    Men’s 4.0    Men’s 3.5    Men’s 3.0   



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