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Monthly Archives: August 2017

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SoCal Girls Compete, Win at National Doubles Championships

At last week’s USTA National Doubles Championships at Lake Nona, Florida, two Southern California players were honored for their achievements both on and off the court. Amanda Chan of Pasadena… Read more »

San Diego Junior Team Tennis Kicks Off Its Season with Local Coaches Meeting

The San Diego Junior Team Tennis Season began with a blast of great information and support in the coaches meeting at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. Conan Lorenzo, the… Read more »

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Local Ballkids Support USTA Girls’ 16s and 18s Nationals in San Diego

Each August, the top junior players from across the country gather to compete in the USTA Girls’ 16s and 18s National Championships in San Diego.  For some local residents, however,… Read more »

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The US OPEN: Southern California Preview

As the tennis world descends en masse at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, the host country features more than 30 Americans in the main draw, led by John Isner… Read more »

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Last weekend, I spent the afternoon out at Canyon Crest Country Club watching the finals of the Wilson Fast 4 Grand Prix.  The event was great, everyone had a great… Read more »

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Adult Spotlight: Atif Moon

As one of the only wheelchair tennis player competing on a Southern California USTA 3.5 League team, Atif Moon says he appreciates opponents he faces who don’t take him lightly… Read more »

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Tennis Fun Day Anaheim Tennis Center

Held at Anaheim Tennis Center, July 20, 2017 “Wow what a most Blessed Incredible Day it was but to spend it on the courts with all of YOU”! It’s been… Read more »

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2017 Adult 40 & Over Sectionals Update

Congratulations To All The Teams That Competed In The Adult 40 & Over Sectionals. It was very competitive with many match tiebreaks played. Everyone exhibited great sportsmanship through out the… Read more »

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2017 League Captain of the Year Program

The USTA Southern California has announced a Section-wide Captain Appreciation and Recognition program. For each league division (Adult 18 & Over, Mixed 40 & Over, etc.) a captain will be… Read more »

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Final Thoughts On Girls’ National Championships

Some final thoughts and observations from this past weekend’s USTA 16s and 18s National Championships, which took place at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego… Kudos to USTA National… Read more »

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Junior Spotlight: Jacob Bullard

Jacob Bullard was likely just too tired to muster up any negative displays of emotion or loud outbursts during last month’s USTA Clay Court Nationals. The 16-year-old Calabasas High junior… Read more »

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Wheelchair Tennis Demonstration at Seacliff

As a fundraiser kickoff event for a club tournament, “Serve-it-up-for-the-troops,” Seacliff CC is welcoming our Long Beach Wounded Warrior tennis clinic players who are disability patients at the Long Beach… Read more »

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89th Annual San Diego District Championship

Registration for the 89th Annual San Diego District Championships is still open but the deadline us coming up fast! Prize money and trophies will be awarded to finalists and winners…. Read more »

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Tay/Kay headline SoCal’s US Open Qualifiers

At this year’s BNP Paribas Masters at Indian Wells, American hopefuls Kayla Day and Taylor Fritz energized the crowd with spirited play and dreams of a forthcoming renaissance for Team… Read more »

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Girls Nationals: SoCal dominates Sunday finals; Kratzer, Johnson/Liu win big

Coming into this week’s USTA Girls’ 18s National Championships, 18-year-old Ashley Kratzer of Newport Beach, Calif., did not envision winning the hard court title at the Barnes Tennis Center. But… Read more »

Chen, Kratzer to Meet In All-SoCal Nationals Final Sunday

Duke University-bound Kelly Chen of Cerritos continued her amazing run at the USTA Girls’ 16s and 18s National Championships taking place at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego on… Read more »

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Cerritos’ Chen, Newport Beach’s Kratzer Make Final Four at Nationals

A rematch of this year’s French Open Girls’ singles final highlighted quarterfinal play at the USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s National Championships on Friday at the Barnes Tennis Center. Playing… Read more »

SoCal Girls Keep On Winning At USTA Nationals

Four of the eight girls playing in the quarterfinals of today’s USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s National Championships being played at the Barnes Tennis Center are from Southern California. Pepperdine… Read more »

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Liu, Ewing Post Big Wins At Girls’ Hardcourt Nationals

It was a big day for Southern California players in an action-packed day at the Barnes Tennis Center as play continued at the prestigious USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s National… Read more »

Tennis for Service Members in San Diego

Each week we visit our Champions of Southern California Tennis – those who go above and beyond to promote and grow the game throughout SoCal and beyond. These individuals and organizations deliver… Read more »

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USTA Girls’ Junior Nationals To Air This Weekend On Tennis Channel

The USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s National Championships, which are being played this week at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, will offers fans the opportunity to watch the… Read more »

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PAC Southwest Open Heads To Newport Beach

The Palisades Tennis Club will host the 91st Pacific Southwest Open Championships, September 10-17 in Newport Beach. Men’s Singles and Doubles highlight the annual event which dates back to 1927… Read more »