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Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Tennis Legend Pancho Segura dies in Carlsbad

A brilliant player whose mastery of the game was as much physical as it was mental, Pancho Segura may not be the most recognizable name in tennis. But a brief… Read more »

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USTA’s College Knowledge Inspires Players and Parents

What does it take to get a college tennis scholarship? Outstanding answers came from tennis professionals at the recent College Knowledge Workshop held at Cathedral Catholic High School in San… Read more »

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Level 7 Camp & Tournament Coming in December! REGISTER NOW!

               USTA Early Development Camp (EDC) Hosted by TGA Premier Tennis & Braemar Country Club Orange Ball for 10U Player Progression Winter Break/ Friday, December 22,… Read more »

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Former OC player, UC-Davis grad dies in military crash

The USTA is saddened to learn of the passing of #UCDavis alumnus and USMC pilot Captain Sean Elliott, who died with 15 of his fellow servicemen in a tragic plane… Read more »

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Valley Center Celebrates with Court Resurfacing and Family Tennis Day

The combined efforts of an enthusiastic tennis community and key support groups rallied to renovate the Valley Center Tennis Club, where a play day and ribbon-cutting ceremony were recently held… Read more »

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CIF SD Championships Wrap Up an Outstanding Tennis Season

Congratulations to Elizabeth Goldsmith of Olympian High School for winning the CIF San Diego Individual Singles  Championship and becoming the 2017 CIFSDS Girls’ Tennis Player of the Year! Also congratulations to… Read more »

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SCTA Announces 2018 NTRP FAST4 Section Championship

Southern California Section Announces 2018 NTRP FAST4 Section Championship A new Section Championship using the FAST4 format will be held on January 20-21, 2018 at Braemar Country Club in the… Read more »

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Tennis Represented at Long Beach VA Welcome Home Celebration

Long Beach resident Steve Weaver rolled out a portable court on Saturday and played tennis games with able-body and wheelchair tennis players at the VA Welcome Home Celebration that took… Read more »

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TGA Winter Break Camp & NetGeneration

Winter Break Camps w discount code: https://sfvtennis.playtga.com/pd/1285/tga-tennis-winter-camp-braemar-country-club?returncom=productlist&source=search Free Festival Registration: https://sfvtennis.playtga.com/pd/1284/free-family-tennis-festival?cid=336&returncom=productlist&source=search

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Jastro Play Days

Kern Community Tennis Association (KCTA) and City of Bakersfield Recreation and Parks recently held a series of three play days at Jastro Park in Bakersfield. Volunteer coaches, and high school… Read more »

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Junior Committee Looks To 2018

With the final months of 2017 approaching, the SCTA and Junior Competition Committee have discussed changes that need to be made to the 2018 Junior Tournament Calendar. The goal of… Read more »

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Sip N Serve Returns To Westside

After a successful run in Santa Monica last month, Sip ‘N Serve is back to the Westside with another series for millennial tennis players in Marina del Rey. Sip ‘N… Read more »

Weaver Hosts Tennis Booth at VA Welcome Home Celebration

Steve Weaver has always had a soft spot in his heart for the nation’s Wounded Warriors, those who have been injured while dutifully serving our country. As the nation pauses… Read more »

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College: Sanchez brings tennis back to Marymount

On the campus of Marymount California University, at the peak of a hillside overlooking the Pacific with Catalina Island imposing off the coast, four newly surfaced tennis courts sit in… Read more »

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Exciting Championship Day With All Star Tennis League

Juniors Compete in Close Championships Match. Team Bob defeats Team Mike 5-4 in Championship Finals. Coach Wayne Bryan Visits All Star League Finals. It was fantastic finish to a very… Read more »

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Jackson-Bridge Tennis Academy Debuts at Los Cab

Teaching Pro Spotlight – Kevin Jackson and Mitch Bridge Longtime friends Kevin Jackson and Mitch Bridge recently had the opportunity to become business partners and both realizing their dream of… Read more »

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Weekend Wrap: Vandy tunes up, Boserup breaks through

We’re keeping up with your favorite #SoCalTennis stars as they compete across the globe, and look ahead to where you can find #TeamUSA players on court this week. CoCo Vandeweghe… Read more »

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Bakersfield’s Beth Kuney Gives Back to the Game She Loves

Community Spotlight: Beth Kuney After a 17-year hiatus from the game of tennis, Beth Kuney didn’t waste any time getting back into the game she loved so much as a… Read more »