Scala rating explanation.

Rating - 1

This player has had intensive training for national tournament competition at the junior and senior levels and has extensive professional tournament experience. Currently holds or is capable of holding an ATP / WTA ranking (KNLTB rating: 1)

Rating - 2

This player has power and / or consistency as a major weapon. Can vary strategies and styles of play in a competitive situation. The player is usually a nationally-ranked player (KNLTB rating: 2)

Rating - 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. Can put away volleys and smashes and has a variety of serves to rely on (KNLTB rating: 3)

Rating - 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 (KNLTB rating: 4)

Rating - 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 (KNLTB rating: 5)

Rating - 6

This player is fairly consistent with moderate paced shots and has improved court coverage, still working on improved shot control (KNLTB rating: 6)

Rating - 7

This player is fairly consistent when hitting medium-paced shots, but is not comfortable with all strokes and lacks accuracy when trying for directional control, depth, pace or altering distance of shots (KNLTB rating: 7)

Rating - 8

This player is able to judge / control where the ball is going and can sustain a short rally (KNLTB rating: 8)

Rating - 9

This player has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play (KNLTB rating: 9) 

Rating - 10

This player is just starting to play tennis (KNLTB rating: N/A) 

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1018 SC Amsterdam

The Netherlands

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