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Adult June 2017 Tournament Wrap-up

21st Annual Southern California Wheelchair Sectional Players from Arizona, Northern California, San Diego and the greater LA area competed in Open, A, B and C divisions at the Lakewood Tennis… Read more »

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A Perspective on the Angel City Games

Before the Angel City Games, I thought I had seen it all. As a tennis coach for six years in Philadelphia – the City of Brotherly Love – I have… Read more »

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Both Southern California teams set for the 2017 Mylan WTT season

As the calendar rolls into June, it is time to shift our attention to the Mylan World Team Tennis season, where six teams consisting of the best professional men’s and… Read more »

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Drop Shots: New Briefs for June 2017

The USTA Southern California is pleased to announce our continued partnership with Head Penn as the Official Racquet and Ball for all our local adult leagues, including the SCTA Fall… Read more »

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Junior Highlights: Be A Good Sport

There is so much going on in Southern California Junior Tennis, a great time of year to celebrate Sportsmanship, Team, and Innovation. We’ve just about completed selections for Boys and… Read more »

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NJTL Receives LA84 Funding

Thanks to the continued funding by the LA84 Foundation, children between the ages of 8 and 17 can receive tennis instruction at 150 Southern California locations offered by the Southern… Read more »

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San Fernando Valley Summer Camp Registration

SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis is dedicated to engaging more young athletes from Pre-K through 8th grades on school campuses and courts in the San Fernando Valley. TGA stands for Teach, Grow,… Read more »

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Tennis for Millennials: New Summer League Opens

Starting in July, the Los Angeles and Orange County league areas will run a league pilot for players ages 18-39. It’s the SCTA’s latest initiative to engage millennials in tennis…. Read more »

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What Do I Say In A Farewell Column?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Thank you is on the top of my list of things to say and the thanks go to so many people.  First, I want to… Read more »

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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 »

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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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Spring Cleaning – Keeping Tennis Balls Out Of The Landfill

How do you keep 20,000 pounds of tennis balls out of the landfill? Answer: Start with one ball at a time. We don’t usually think of polluting or creating waste… Read more »

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Summer Camp Registration Now Open in San Fernando Valley!

Register before May 31 and receive a FREE youth racket! The SCTA’s Teach, Grow, and Achieve (TGA) Premier Tennis of San Fernando Valley After School Enrichment Sessions are in full… Read more »

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Busy Spring Underway for SCTA Juniors

National Campus Visit and Youth Progression Launch Keep Youngsters Busy The first cross-sectional camp on the sparkling new USTA National Campus in Orlando certainly changed the life of our young… Read more »

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Social Media is the Best Way to follow SCTA Tennis

New Features Launching to Highlight Players, Tips, Tournaments Following SCTA on social media provides engaging and informative content to those interested in Southern California tennis events, activities, and players. This… Read more »

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LA84 Backs NJTL Programs for Youth

Marks 32nd year of bringing tennis to at-risk communities Thanks to the continued funding by the LA84 Foundation, children ages 7-17 can receive tennis instruction at 135 Southern California locations… Read more »