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Summer Night Lights

The Summer Night Lights program is a public and private partnership undertaken by the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction & Youth Development (GRYD) and the GRYD… Read more »

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Community Tennis Development On Nov. 4

The annual SCTA Community Tennis Development Workshop will be held on November 4, 2017 in the City of Irvine at the Irvine Civic Center and Bill Barber Park. The workshop… Read more »

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Wilson Fast 4 Concludes

The Wilson Inland Empire Fast4 Grand Prix concluded last week with the top performers in the series facing off in the grand finale. It was a great success and the… Read more »

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PAC Southwest Open Heads To Newport Beach

The Palisades Tennis Club will host the 91st Pacific Southwest Open Championships, September 10-17 in Newport Beach. Men’s Singles and Doubles highlight the annual event which dates back to 1927… Read more »

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Jim Buck Championships To Be Held Labor Day Weekend

The Jim Buck Level 1 Team Championships (tournament ID #650021417) will take place this September 2-4, during the Labor Day holiday weekend. This year, a number of changes are being… Read more »

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NJTL Kids Day Brings Youngsters To The Game

The LA84 Foundation, SCTA Foundation, and NJTL launched a successful Play Day in July at the iTennis Performance Center Whittier Narrows in South El Monte. About 250 kids were in… Read more »

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Tag Your Best Shots For The SCTA!

Remember that glorious winning forehand you unleashed on video? Or a backhand topspin lob while on a full sprint? The USTA wants to see what you can do! “Hit Me… Read more »

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Back to School with TGA Premier Tennis

The SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis of the San Fernando Valley is wrapping up summer camp and heading into its 4th year of playground based after school enrichment! Campers enjoyed a… Read more »

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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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Hall of Fame: Get Your Tickets Now!

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 »