Originally Posted by amorris525
The top teams, such as UVA, Stanford, USC, etc. have a chair umpire for each court. As you move down Division 1, you go from chairs on each court, to multiple roving umpires, to one roving umpire, to no umpires.
from my vantage point the top level Junior level 3 etc will hook whenever they can. sans the TOP Div 1 programs you have roving umpires that can't see everything. The bottom line is nobody wants to pay for umpires. tennis players learn how to cheat at an early age because of the lack of umpires.