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Monthly Archives: August 2017

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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 »

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Jim Buck Championships To Be Held Labor Day Weekend

The Jim Buck Level 1 Team Championships (tournament ID #650021417) will take place this September 2-4, during the Labor Day holiday weekend. This year, a number of changes are being… Read more »

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NJTL Kids Day Brings Youngsters To The Game

The LA84 Foundation, SCTA Foundation, and NJTL launched a successful Play Day in July at the iTennis Performance Center Whittier Narrows in South El Monte. About 250 kids were in… Read more »

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Tag Your Best Shots For The SCTA!

Remember that glorious winning forehand you unleashed on video? Or a backhand topspin lob while on a full sprint? The USTA wants to see what you can do! “Hit Me… Read more »

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Back to School with TGA Premier Tennis

The SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis of the San Fernando Valley is wrapping up summer camp and heading into its 4th year of playground based after school enrichment! Campers enjoyed a… Read more »

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USTA Girls 18s Underway – Liu opens play on Monday

After receiving first-round byes, top-seeded Usue Arconada of Rio Piedras, P.R., and second-seeded Claire Liu of Thousand Oaks, Calif., will play their opening matches at the USTA Girls’ 18s National… Read more »

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Adult Spotlight: Three Young Players Finding Success on the Courts After TOC

If it wasn’t for the popular USTA Tennis On Campus program, it’s safe to say that three young Southern California tennis players would not still be involved in the game… Read more »

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West Coast Showdown: Breakers, Aviators meet in WTT Final

The Orange County Breakers and San Diego Aviators will face off in a rematch of last year’s Mylan WTT Finals on Saturday, August 5 at 8:00pm PT at the Omni… Read more »