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TEAM SOCAL: Coco and Team USA Prevail in Fed Cup; NY Open Kicks Off

Coco Vandeweghe resumed her streak of #FedCup wins this weekend as #TeamUSA defeated Netherlands, 3-1, in North Carolina. Vandeweghe (Rancho Santa Fe) followed Venus Williams’ opening match victory with a… Read more »

Service Awards Honor Providers, Examples of Sportsmanship at Banquet

The SCTA Annual Service Awards Banquet recently honored some of Southern California’s most accomplished and dedicated providers, athletes, and individuals who continue to go above and beyond in spreading the… Read more »

PTR Names Marty Woods CA Member of the Year

Marty Woods, of Reseda, California, has been named PTR Member of the Year for the State. This award is presented to a PTR member who has shown dedication and diligence… Read more »

“For more, let’s go to Will Weinbach at courtside…”

The Southern California tennis calendar is picking up steam, from early Pro Circuit events to The Challenger Series, leading to the BNP Paribas Masters and a new season of World… Read more »

TEAM SOCAL: Locals in the Hunt at Oracle Newport Beach Challenger

Southern California not only hosts the ATP Oracle Challenger Series this week, but also welcomes home some of SoCal’s most promising athletes who take the court today in the first… Read more »

JTT Championships Bring 700 Young Players to the Desert

The Junior Team Tennis Sectional Championships were held January 6-7 in Palm Desert, featuring 92 teams comprised of 700 players between the ages of 8 and 18. The competition culminated… Read more »

Pro Circuit: Altamirano is Legends Long Beach Champion

At the end of a weeklong tournament that saw pouring rain, blazing heat, juggled schedules, unexpected wild cards, and the fall of nearly every seeded player heading into the semifinals,… Read more »

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Pro Circuit: Sunday’s Final is Double Duty for Altamirano

The $25K Legends Long Beach concludes on Sunday as two USTA Pro Circuit stars reach their first Pro Circuit final of the young season, and one young American seeks to… Read more »

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Pro Circuit: Order Restored as Remaining Seeds Advance

If the funky, rain-delayed schedule at the $25k Legends Long Beach USTA Pro Circuit was taxing on the athletes at El Dorado Park Tennis Center, it hardly showed on the… Read more »

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Pro Circuit: Seeds Plummet in Opening Round at Long Beach

With courts dry and ready for a plethora of tennis on Wednesday, the fast paced schedule proved somehow beneficial to four unseeded players who toppled their ranked opponents in the… Read more »

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Pro Circuit: Skies clear for Legends Long Beach on Wednesday

After two days of gloom and rain, the $25k Legends Long Beach USTA Pro Circuit resumes this morning with the final round of qualifying and opening matches of the main… Read more »

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USTA Pro Circuit comes to Long Beach this week

After a fantastic week of tennis in Los Angeles, the USTA Mens Pro Circuit moves south to the coast for the $25k Legends Long Beach at El Dorado Tennis Center,… Read more »

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FIRST SERVE: USC/Los Angeles Pro Circuit begins January 1

The first leg of the 2018 USTA Pro Circuit tour kicks off here in Southern California this week at the USC/Los Angeles $25,000 Men’s Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament, scheduled for… Read more »

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SoCal Shines at USTA Nationals in La Jolla

The state of Southern California tennis was on display last month at the USTA National Men’s and Women’s 40s Hard Court Championships at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. With… Read more »

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USTA & TGA Braemar Country Club Early Development Tennis Camp

USTA & TGA Braemar Country Club Early Development Tennis Camp for Orange Ball players ages  7-10 | consistent rallyer with red/orange balls | adept with ground strokes/overhead serve Ready to begin the… Read more »

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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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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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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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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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Santa Monica Tennis Mom Hurdles Obstacles to Grow Game

It’s got the Pier, the Promenade, and a beautiful beachfront. But some believe Santa Monica lacks the kind of landscape for budding tennis players that produces future stars and professional… Read more »

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SoCal Athletes to Rep U.S. at Global Collegiate Tourney

SHIBAHARA, HOLT, REDLICKI TO HELP LEAD U.S. IN 2017 MASTER’U BNP PARIBAS INTERNATIONAL COLLEGIATE TEAM COMPETITION  Americans Look to Win Seventh Straight Master’U Title November 30-December 3 in Marcq-en-Baroeul, France… Read more »