1 Complete beginner, has little or no tennis experience
2 HAS A BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE SHOTS, CAN RALLY FROM THE BASELINE AND SERVE REASONABLY CONSISTENTLY.
3 Can rally and serve consistently, is also competent at the net. Has a basic understanding of doubles positioning.
4 Comfortable playing low intensity doubles points and scoring, has an understanding of some of the tactics used in doubles including being both at the net and covering the court
5 Can play a competitive game of doubles, understands the positioning needed when serving, returning and at the net
6 Has played competitive doubles at low club level, understands the various positions when attacking and defending. Can include some tactics in their games such as intercepting, lobbing and approaching the net
7 Has played competitive doubles at high club level, can include a variety of tactics in their game such as serve and volley, interception and are aware of different strategies that can be used
8 As above but has played county level in the past and used to play high level as a junior.
9 As above but still plays county level either in open events or senior events