Originally Posted by tennis tom
What happened to USTA rating sessions, with people holding clip-boards, who I think were called "verifiers" and handed you your rating on an index card after evaluating you? Did USTA do away with these sessions in the interest of cost saving or protecting people's egos?
It's been brought up that some districts had teams go on unprecedented runs to nationals (8 of 15 years or something) in the era of verifiers. Apparently, a captain with a friend doing verifying was much worse than a computer questionnaire.