These rules and regulations are contained in “Friend at Court: The USTA Handbook of Tennis Rules and Regulations.” “Friend at Court” is based on “The Code” which is the authority on the basic rules and customs of tennis. Both “The Code” and “Friend at Court” are available at the USTA website, www.usta.com.
Southern passes all rules that govern play within its jurisdiction. No rule or regulation adopted by Southern can override or contradict those passed down from USTA. Southern regulations must be approved by USTA.
USTA Kentucky passes all regulations specific to Kentucky play, but no regulation may override or contradict those passed down from USTA or the Southern Section. USTA Kentucky regulations must be approved by the Southern Section.
TALK is one of 22 USTA Community Tennis Associations (CTA) in the state of Kentucky. CTAs are responsible for passing local regulations specific to their leagues and administering those leagues. All local regulations must be approved by USTA Kentucky and may not override or contradict those passed by the USTA, Southern Section or USTA Kentucky. TALK oversees Adult League Tennis in Louisville (Adult, Mixed, Combo, Fall), with the exception of Tri-Level League, which is run by the Louisville Tennis Association.