January 28th, 2007 USTA Southern has just changed their USTA Southern League Rules. NTRP tournament play will no longer be incorporated into the year-end calculations for NTRP ratings. This change is effective for the 2007 league year. The revised paragraph 3.05 is quoted below: 3.05 YEAR-END NTRP COMPUTER RATINGS AND APPEAL PROCEDURES Players may appeal their NTRP rating in accordance with the procedures of the USTA NTRP Computer Rating System and their State Appeal Procedures. Match results from NTRP Tournaments in TennisLink will NOT be included in the 2007 year-end ratings. 3.05B(3) States shall use State NTRP Medical Appeals Committee to adjudicate medical appeals. Medical appeals submitted from players who participated at the Sectional Championships shall be forwarded to the Southern NTRP Medical Appeals Committee.