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Tennis Fest Hosted Rescheduled For May At Balboa Tennis Club

17Th Annual Tennis Fest Hosted By SDDTA Rescheduled For Sunday, May 21, 2017 At Balboa Tennis Club Broadcasting Legend Dick Enberg to be Honored During Special Presentation  Due to inclement… Read more »

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What Is The SCTA Doing To Improve Sportsmanship And Reduce Cheating In Adult And Youth Tennis?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR In the competition with other activities for adult and youth participation, tennis can be an attractive option for time and resources if it is seen… Read more »

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NCAA Tournament Results & Schedule 2017

The NCAA field of 16 is set for Athens, Ga., as the men and women wrapped up the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament Team Championships on their respective… Read more »

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Wheelchair Tennis Sectional Championship June 3 & 4

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Johnson And Gibbs Return To Breakers For 2017 Season

Orange County fan favorite Steve Johnson and 2016 Mylan WTT Female MVP Nicole Gibbs will return to the Breakers lineup in 2017  The current world no. 25 Steve Johnson and… Read more »

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Top Seeds Play Opening Matches On Tuesday At National Championships

Top Seeds To Play Opening Matches On Tuesday At USTA National Women’s 50-90 Hard Court Championships Tuesday’s Schedule Slated to Begin at 8 a.m. (PDT) at La Jolla Beach &… Read more »

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What Is The SCTA Tennis Philosophy?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The SCTA wants every person in Southern California to have the opportunity to engage with tennis.  That means a person could play, coach, volunteer for… Read more »

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Updated USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Calendar – 2017 Full Year

The updated women’s Pro Circuit Calendar reflecting the full year calendar includes the following changes and additions. Auburn University in Auburn, AL is the new home for the women’s $25,000… Read more »

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SSV Has 3 Levels Of Achievement

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What Do Accessible And Affordable Mean To The Sport Of Tennis?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR In a prior column, I’ve written that there are two and a half times as many accessible public tennis courts in the United States as… Read more »

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SCTA Joins The Boy Scouts!

As part of our continued commitment to expand the reach of tennis in Southern California, the SCTA has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to bring tennis to underserved… Read more »

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Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Locations in Tarzana, Northridge, Studio City SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis San Fernando Valley after school enrichment sessions are in the final few weeks of another successful school year. It’s time… Read more »

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Laver Headlines SCTA Hall Of Fame Class

Eleven-time Grand Slam and two-time US Open champion Rod Laver highlights the Class of 2017 inductees to Southern California Tennis Association’s Hall of Fame, the organization announced today. The Hall… Read more »

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Irvine Wins Despite Defeat At TOC Nationals

The UC Irvine Club Tennis team is one of the section’s longest standing Tennis On Campus programs. The Anteaters have proven to be a force to be reckoned with in… Read more »

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Juniors Team Up For Regional, National Competitions

It is amazing to sit back and think about what the SCTA and Junior Tennis have accomplished already in the short duration of 2017. It’s equally fun to consider what… Read more »

Adult Doubles Sectional Championship 2016

Congratulations To The Teams That Made It To The Finals And To The Winners Of The 2016 SCTA Doubles Section Championship! 2.5F: Champs – SFV – Paseo Club/Got It Girls… Read more »

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Cary Is New Senior Director Pro Tennis Strategy, Officiating And Pro Circuit

Following the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Bruce Littrell, the USTA challenged itself to reimagine its approach to officiating, and the structure of the officiating department. We came… Read more »

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Breathe to Win

Can something we do all day unconsciously be the answer to managing stress, anxiety and improving overall health by simply being conscious of it? Yes, it can. Breathing, often overlooked… Read more »

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A Tennis Spring Cleaning

We all know that a little spring cleaning can go a long way.  We can get rid of the old, make way for the new or simply make way for… Read more »

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How We Got Our Kids into Tennis: 7 Easy Steps

When our kids were 7 or 8, they wanted to start playing tennis. They had been active in several sports and as a family we had developed the savvy needed… Read more »