Monthly Archives: June 2016

Group Shot Award Winners

SCTA Junior Awards & Sportsmanship Banquet Photos

Congratulations to all the SCTA Junior Tennis Awards & Sportsmanship Banquet awards winners. The special night took place on the eve of the Sectional finals which took place at the… Read more »

Family Fun Days Campaign

Family Fun Days Campaign

What happens when there’s a sunny afternoon, more than 60 kids and their parents, tennis courts and an enormous stack of pizza boxes?  It would be El Dorado Park Tennis… Read more »

Jacob Bullard

Junior Team Play

Over the next two months 220 juniors from around the section will be representing the Southern California Tennis Association in team play. Starting July 9th and concluding on 13th, the… Read more »


Competitors Enjoying Adult League Tennis

The 2016 Adult League season is underway across Southern California. The various competitive levels being offered include USTA Mixed 40 & Over, Adult 18, 40, 55, 65 & Over, and… Read more »

Orange County

CTC Team Cup

Participants came from near and far for the 2016 Competitive Training Center (CTC) Cup. Teams from Santa Barbara/Ventura, North Los Angeles/San Fernando, San Gabriel Valley, South Bay, Orange County and… Read more »

Hina Inoue

Random Bytes July 2016

Inoue, DeFalco & Soliman Arlington Success The National Girls’ 14 Selection Tournament took place, on Memorial Day weekend, at the Arlington Tennis Center, in Arlington, Texas. Hina Inoue was a… Read more »

Irvine's Coaches & Teachers Conference

Irvine’s Coaches & Teachers Conference

On Sunday, June 26th, the City of Irvine hosted a tennis conference featuring Master Professionals from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR). The… Read more »

Carolyn Nichols

Nichols, Karwasky Lead U.S. Team To ITF Senior World Title

Three Southern California senior players recently took part in the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the senior equivalent of tennis’ Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions. The ITF Seniors World Team… Read more »

Sam Querrey Photo Daily Mail

Wimbledon – Querrey Digs Himself Out

Sam Querrey, who grew up in Thousand Oaks and now calls Santa Monica home, has played The Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, the revered location on Church… Read more »

Timothy Sah B18s Winnner

San Diego’s Sah and Zhao Capture SCTA Junior Sectional 18s Titles

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Just moments after 16-year-old Timothy Sah completed his goal of winning the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals in the Boys’ 18s singles division, his mind quickly… Read more »

Taken at Sip 'N Serve: Santa Monica

Sip ‘N Serve hits the South Bay

The Sip ‘N Serve Series is all about getting players back on the court in a fun new way and it’s coming to Hermosa Beach in July! The program mixes high-energy tennis… Read more »

Nicole Mossmer

San Diego County Players To Contest Boys’ and Girls’ 18s Singles Final

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., — You could say San Diego tennis was the big winner on Sunday at the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals. All four 18s boys’ and girls’ singles… Read more »

Maria and Connor

Semifinal Sunday Set at 114th SCTA Junior Sectionals

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., — It will be Semifinal Sunday at the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals as the final four players in each of the top four divisions (18s, 16s,… Read more »

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Top-Seeded Keegan Smith Wins; No. 1 Kelly Chen Upset at 114th SCTA Junior Sectionals

The quarterfinals are set at the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals as the top-seeded boy advanced in the featured 18s singles division on Friday, and the top girl in the… Read more »

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Day 2 Action Heats Up At 114th SCTA Junior Sectionals

Action in the boys’ 18s singles heated up on Thursday during second round play at the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals headquartered at the host site Los Caballeros Racquet Club… Read more »


Friday Night At The El Dorado Park Tennis Center

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First-Round Action Completed At 114th SCTA Junior Sectionals

San Diego’s Keegan Smith opened with a strong first-round victory at the 114th annual SCTA Junior Sectionals as he defeated Ethan Kolsky, 6-1, 7-5 on Wednesday. The second round continues… Read more »

Community Spotlight – Carri Baar of Los Caballeros Racquet Club

It’s truly a family affair for the Baar clan when it comes to their involvement in the Los Caballeros Racquet Club in Fountain Valley. Carri Baar specifically has a long… Read more »

Junior Tennis Parents

Beyond The Score: Sound Advice For Junior Tennis Parents

By Kamala Nellen The 2016 Southern California Junior Sectional Tennis Championships are here! More than likely, you as a parent are feeling the stress right alongside your athlete. You have… Read more »

Girls 16s & 18s National SD

Top Junior Tennis Players Play USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s

Top American Junior Tennis Players To Play In USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s National Championships At Barnes Tennis Center, August 6-14, 2016 18s Champion Earns Women’s Singles Main Draw Wild… Read more »

B18s Winner

114th SCTA Junior Sectionals Preview: Boys’ 18s

The Boys’ 18s main draw is now up on the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectional website. TO VIEW THE MAIN DRAW, CLICK HERE. Keegan Smith is the top-seeded player and… Read more »

G16 Final

114th SCTA Junior Sectional Preview: Girls’ 16

The Girls’ 16s main draw is now up on the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectional website. FOR MAIN DRAW SINGLES, CLICK HERE: Skyler Grishuk is the top-seeded player in the… Read more »