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Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Breakers Return To Palisades Tennis Club In 2017

Orange County Breakers Set To Return To Palisades Tennis Club For 2017 Mylan World Teamtennis Season The Orange County Breakers will call the Palisades Tennis Club home for the 2017… Read more »

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Two Boys Dreamed of Playing Tennis

On a tropical night in mid-July, Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe, the most touted and perhaps most promising pair of American teens since Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, played back-to-back… Read more »

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We Want To Know! SCTA’s 2017 Member Survey

Southern California Tennis Association strives to provide a valuable experience for all of our participants. Each year, we poll our members to gain feedback on our programs and services, and… Read more »

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TGA Nurtures Students On Southern California Campuses

The Teach, Grow, and Achieve (TGA) Premier Tennis brand has a new modern look, but the same amazing enrichment programs and camps are still offered throughout Southern California! TGA Premier Tennis… Read more »

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Something For Everyone At Pro Futures Events In SoCal

Many of today’s top women and men competing on the WTA and ATP World Tours started their professional tennis careers by playing on the USTA Pro Circuit. The USTA Pro… Read more »

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Weekend Wrap: SoCal Looks Strong in Melbourne

The Australian Open dominated tennis news this weekend, with strong representation for Southern California. Women’s champion Serena Williams (Lynwood, CA) notched a record 23rd career Grand Slam victory, over sister… Read more »

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SCTA Brings Interactive Tennis to Telemundo

The Southern California Tennis Association brought an exciting brand of tennis at the Telemundo celebration as part of the 13th Annual Health Fair recently at the Los Angeles Convention Center…. Read more »

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Youth Movement! SCTA Launches New Program For Juniors 11 And Under

The launch of SCTA’s Youth Progression is slated for March 1, providing an exciting opportunity for Juniors 7 to 11 years of age to develop better technique and fundamentals to… Read more »

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Conan Lorenzo: SD Junior Team Tennis Update

Greetings From the Court of Conan Lorenzo: As we prepare for the 2017 Spring Team Tennis Season with over 750 players we have much to look forward too!!! Please know… Read more »

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February Cardio Tennis Training – Register now!

Start the new year by attending the first Cardio Tennis Training in Southern California at the Griffin Club in Los Angeles on February 11. The event will be from 9am… Read more »

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Will You Be A Champion For Tennis In 2017?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Webster’s New World Dictionary – yes, the real book dictionary, not the Internet – defines champion as “a person who fights for another or for… Read more »

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The 2017 League Season Begins

Happy New Year to all Southern California tennis Players! For those of you who have made a new year’s resolution to play tennis in a USTA league, welcome! To those… Read more »

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Federer a Master at Managing Pressure

BEYOND THE SCORE By Lisa Thomas Chrissie Evert once said that, “Feeling pressure means you are human.” The seasoned player was commenting on the apparent nerves being displayed by Angelique… Read more »

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So Cal Junior Tennis Adopts New Seeding Methods for 2017

The times they are a changin’ in junior tennis seeding for Southern California. With advent of growing resources, the SCTA will be using many factors to determine seeding in Junior… Read more »

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USTA Foundation Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors

The USTA Foundation offers eight different scholarships for tennis-involved activity, including tennis management, athletic achievement in tennis, and off the court achievement. Most of the awards will give to high… Read more »

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USPTA Offers New Membership for High School Coaches

The USPTA now offers a new category of membership for high school coaches. School athletic directors are encouraged to sign up their schools, and all tennis coaches at a school… Read more »

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CIF San Diego Section Holds Tennis Coaches Meeting on February 7

The CIF San Diego Section is hosting an all high school tennis coaches meeting on Tuesday, February 7th from 4 to 6pm at the San Diego Hall of Champions. All… Read more »

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Venus And Serena – ‘The Greatest Sports Story’

The ecstasy overwhelmed her. The moment arrived. On Venus Williams’ second match point, her foe’s forehand whizzed long. The Australian Open semifinal was hers. She could not believe it. “This… Read more »

SSV SoCal Fall 2016 Championship

Serve, Stroke & Volley SoCal Fall 2016 Championship Serve, Stroke & Volley (SSV), one of the fastest growing youth tennis programs in Southern California, held it’s 2nd SoCal Championship Play-Offs… Read more »

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CaliCAMPUS: Meet Britta Mosser, UCSD Tennis

Britta Mosser used to watch her older sisters competing at Malibu Racquet Club, and knew that one day she’d find herself on those same courts, competing in junior ranks with… Read more »

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TOM Conference Offers Key Audience For Tennis Businesses

Tennis Owners & Managers Conference Offers Key Audience for Tennis Businesses The fourth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference March 27-29 in Orlando, Fla., will provide an opportunity for attendees… Read more »

Kimmelman Family Endows New Youth Tennis Center In Memory of Carol Richardson Kimmelman

USTA  Foundation Advisory Board member Carol Richardson Kimmelman, who received the Foundation’s inaugural National Service Award in November, passed away at her home in Rancho Santa Fe on January 6… Read more »