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SCTA Celebrates Black History Month

The SCTA is proud to honor the following people and organization for Black History Month: Marty Woods Marty is the CEO of the Pete Brown Scholarship Fund and their program… Read more »

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2016 SCTA Year In Review

The Year in Review is a great catalog of all the achievements that players, parents, coaches, officials, tournament directors, facility managers, volunteers, and staff have had in Southern California during… Read more »

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SCTA Brings Interactive Tennis to Telemundo

The Southern California Tennis Association brought an exciting brand of tennis at the Telemundo celebration as part of the 13th Annual Health Fair recently at the Los Angeles Convention Center…. Read more »

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Would You Like To Help Us Engage The Community?

The SCTA has made it a strategic priority to promote Diversity and Inclusion throughout our Section, emphasizing inclusion.  Inclusion means leveraging the power of diversity in a respectful environment that encourages all… Read more »

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Sip ‘N Serve Hits Orange County

The Sip ‘N Serve Series is kicking into high gear this winter with a new site locked in for Orange County. The Racquet Club of Irvine will play host to… Read more »

The Low Down on Smart Ace Social League

The Smart Ace Social League is a program geared toward intermediate/advanced players in the 18-39 age group and it’s going to be bananas. The program will use a variation of… Read more »

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Wounded Warriors of Long Beach And First Serve

The Wounded Warriors of Long Beach at the VA Hospital have teamed up with First Serve to go the BJK Tennis Center the first Friday of every month to receive… Read more »

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UCLA Men’s Tennis Coach Billy Martin Inspires Coaches at the NJTL Orientation

It was an exciting gathering of over 100 coaches from across Southern California for the National Junior Tennis and Learning program sponsored by the LA84 Foundation and the Southern California… Read more »

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Living Legends in our Community

A Celebration during Black History Month  Honorees: (L-R) Don Bly, Ted Lumpkin, Earthna Jacquet, Jean Richardson Harvard Park and the Pete Brown Scholarship Fund celebrated Black History Month on February… Read more »

Despite racial issues, Hollis Smith left mark on tennis

Longtime Indian Wells Tennis Garden tennis club member Hollis Smith talks BNP Paribas Open, Venus Williams’ return. Read the full article at The Desert Sun. Denise Goolsby, The Desert Sun… Read more »

UCSB to host 1st annual charity tournament

Kevin Young was a standout with the UC Santa Barbara Club Tennis team. A co-president and doubles starter, Young, helped take the team to the top of the pack in Southern California…. Read more »

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Diversity & Inclusion Grants

2016 DIVERSITY & INCLUSION GRANTS https://www.usta.com/About-USTA/USTA-Awards/grants/ Diversity & Inclusion grants offer financial support to: Athletes of ethnic or diverse backgrounds. High performance tennis programs that serve to develop players of ethnic or… Read more »

Santa Barbara TC Hosts Event Benefiting Special Olympics

The Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons and Santa Barbara Tennis Club joined forces to put on their 6th Annual Tennis Classic benefiting Special Olympics Santa Barbara. The event ran as a Special… Read more »

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SoCal Gears Up for North/South Wheelchair Team Challenge

USTA Southern California is currently accepting applications for the annual North South Wheelchair Team Challenge, which will take place October 24-25 at Sunnyside Health and Tennis Club in Fresno, California…. Read more »

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SCTA Proudly Supported the Special Olympics World Games in LA

Athletes from around the world traveled to Los Angeles this July to participate in the 2015 Special Olympic World Games. The Southern California Tennis Association was a proud supporter of… Read more »

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SCTA Foundation is matching donations to benefit the Special Olympics World Games!

Arriving from all corners of the world, 7,000 athletes will compete in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games staged in Los Angeles this summer. It takes $2,500 to fund one… Read more »

8th Annual ATA Western Sectional Tournament

8th Annual ATA Western Sectional Tournament was a huge success!

The 8th Annual ATA Western Sectional Tournament was held in Las Vegas April 17-19, 2015, sponsored by the Pacific Coast Championships (PCC). All who participated said it was agreat success…. Read more »

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PROGRAMA DE TENIS PARA NINOS

SCTA NJTL: Programa nacional de aprendizaje de tenis!  El principal objetivo de este programa es dar a los niños y niñas una oportunidad para obtener experiencia y crecimiento personal a… Read more »

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RAMP Tennis PE Celebration at Leapwood Elementary!

RAMP UP N LEAP Tennis recently held a PE celebration at Leapwood school. RAMP volunteers and friends, including the LA Galaxy Star Squad, traveled to Leapwood and brought tennis, soccer, hit for… Read more »

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One of Tennis’ Greatest but Forgotten Champions

During this year’s Cinco de Mayo celebration, community organizations across the United States will commemorate the 87th birthday of the late Richard “Pancho” Gonzalez. Born on May 9, 1928. Gonzalez’s… Read more »

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The Soul Of A Champion

“My one tennis book was very, very old.  It had a picture of Bill Tilden.  I looked at the picture and that was how I learned to hold the racquet,”… Read more »