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Monthly Archives: October 2017

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SoCal Seniors Excel at ITF Worlds

ORLANDO, Fla., October 16, 2017 – American teams including six Southern Californians had a historic week at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla. as teams won… Read more »

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USTA Honors Hollis Smith with National Award

ORLANDO, FLA., Oct. 16, 2017 – The USTA has announced that Hollis Smith, of Indio, Calif., was selected as the recipient of the USTA Eve F. Kraft Community Service Award…. Read more »

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Don’t Miss The Wilson Fast4 1-Day Tournaments

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Spencer Winding Down Successful Junior Career

Junior Spotlight: Gavin Spencer San Juan Capistrano junior tennis player Gavin Spencer learned a valuable lesson the hard way recently. A tourist location of a recent USTA Level 2 National… Read more »

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Wilson Fast4 1-Day Tournaments Come To Beach Cities

Fast4 is an exciting new ONE DAY Round Robin format vs. the traditional Single Elimination format. All Matches in the Fast4 format will count toward SCTA Ranking and Grand Prix Points…. Read more »

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Remaining Focused And Positive On The Court

By Angelia Chirichigno When kids are learning the game of tennis, we instill in them the importance of solid groundstrokes, a strong serve, and quick hands at the net. There’s… Read more »

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What A College Athlete Eats For Peak Performance

By Lucas Chmielewski It’s anything but junk food and empty calories for college athletes looking to perform at their peak. Today’s ultra-competitive college environment requires banking every advantage you can… Read more »

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San Diego Collegiate Coaches Make History in the District Championships

It was history in the making as age and experience reigned at the 89th Annual San Diego District Championships at Balboa Tennis Club. Veteran players and coaches Ryan Keckley and… Read more »

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T.I.S. The Season for TEAM, Innovation, and Sportsmanship

By Trevor Kronemann Team, Innovation and Sportsmanship are on full display for the next couple of months. The Junior Tennis Players of Southern California have been competing in several Team… Read more »

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Cal Poly Students Hit the Courts on the Central Coast

By Nancy Abrams Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (SLO) kicked off the new school year in September with the 60th annual Week of Welcome (WOW) new student orientation program. Over… Read more »

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2017 SCTA Tennis Hall of Fame Wrap Up

On a picturesque autumn evening overlooking the Pacific Ocean, twelve champions of Southern California tennis were inducted to the SCTA Hall of Fame, with hundreds of friends and colleagues in… Read more »

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Vickery Wins Central Coast Pro Open

Sachia Vickery needed just over one hour to beat fellow 22-year-old Jamie Loeb, 6-1, 6-2, and become the first-ever singles champion as the inaugural Central Coast Pro Tennis Open came… Read more »

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LA84 hosts Youth Sports Summit on October 27

The LA84 Foundation will host their Sixth Annual Summit, “The New Era of Youth Sports: Play For All“, on Friday, October 27th. Hosted at the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE… Read more »

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Hispanic Heritage Month Family Tennis Festival

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SCTA Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2017

On a picturesque autumn evening overlooking the Pacific Ocean, twelve champions of Southern California tennis were inducted to the SCTA Hall of Fame, with hundreds of friends and colleagues in… Read more »

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UNC Product Wins First USTA Men’s Futures In Fountain Valley

Ronnie Schneider Topples 2015 Winner Ryan Shane In Three Sets It was a fine two weeks in sunny Southern California for Ronnie Schneider, a 23-year-old Indiana native and recent graduate… Read more »

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Los Cab USTA Men’s Futures Singles Final Set For 11 A.M. Sunday

Former University Of Virginia And University Of North Carolina Stars To Face Off Ryan Shane is no stranger to singles championships on the USTA Men’s Futures tour, competing in three,… Read more »