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Message From The President 2017

Dear Southern California Tennis Community, I am deeply honored to have been selected as the new President of the Southern California Tennis Association.  The sport of tennis has played an… Read more »

We Want To Know! SCTA’s 2017 Member Survey

Southern California Tennis Association strives to provide a valuable experience for all of our participants. Each year, we poll our members to gain feedback on our programs and services, and… Read more »

TGA Nurtures Students On Southern California Campuses

The Teach, Grow, and Achieve (TGA) Premier Tennis brand has a new modern look, but the same amazing enrichment programs and camps are still offered throughout Southern California! TGA Premier Tennis… Read more »

Something For Everyone At Pro Futures Events In SoCal

Many of today’s top women and men competing on the WTA and ATP World Tours started their professional tennis careers by playing on the USTA Pro Circuit. The USTA Pro… Read more »

Youth Movement! SCTA Launches New Program For Juniors 11 And Under

The launch of SCTA’s Youth Progression is slated for March 1, providing an exciting opportunity for Juniors 7 to 11 years of age to develop better technique and fundamentals to… Read more »

Will You Be A Champion For Tennis In 2017?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Webster’s New World Dictionary – yes, the real book dictionary, not the Internet – defines champion as “a person who fights for another or for… Read more »

The 2017 League Season Begins

Happy New Year to all Southern California tennis Players! For those of you who have made a new year’s resolution to play tennis in a USTA league, welcome! To those… Read more »

2017 Adult Tournament Season Begins

2017 Adult Tournament Season Begins…… Tournaments Can Help You Improve Your Game! Have you been wondering what tournaments are all about? Why people play them?  Is there a benefit? The… Read more »

Random Bytes January 2017

K-Swiss Brings Miringoff Home In mid-December, K-Swiss, which is based in Westlake Village, named Mike Miringoff the company’s new Global Director of Tennis. Following a stint as Southern California Tennis… Read more »

What’s Ahead For The SCTA In 2017?

What’s ahead for the SCTA in 2017?  How about we all resolve to play more tennis this year, and here at the Southern California Tennis Association, we’re here to help… Read more »

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 »

Williams’ Return To Compton – Dream Comes True

Venus and Serena began playing the game they have come to dominate at East Compton Park, which is now known as East Rancho Dominguez Park.  Both women are now tennis… Read more »

SCTA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet – February 6, 2017

The 130th Annual Meeting of the Southern California Tennis Association will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017, in the Press Room at the Morgan Center on the… Read more »

Women’s Intersectional Team Championships Recap

One of the largest tournaments on the annual USTA national schedule is the Women’s Intersectional Team Championships. Southern California has always been a trophy winning success at the event. Staged… Read more »

Adult Tennis Ratings, Leagues & Champs

Year End Ratings The 2016 Year End Ratings have been published and can be accessed at the Tennis Link website: www.tennislink.usta.com/leagues Leagues Starting In January (using these ratings): Mixed Doubles… Read more »

Junior Changes For 2017

It may be time to wonder, where did the last year go?  It seems that it was filled with listening, learning and the gathering of information as the Southern California… Read more »

Random Bytes November 2016

Kling’s Team Sets Record In early November, the Palisades Charter High School girls’ team set a record. For Bud Kling, the storied long-time tennis coach at the school this was… Read more »

An Amazing Day On The Courts In Santa Ana

It started with an idea, a sort of “what if” followed by some brainstorming and research and the 1st Annual Adaptive Tennis Day presented by the Santa Ana Kiwanis Club,… Read more »

Random Bytes November 2016

 Hasterok Scores PTR Double Greg Hasterok edged Nick Taylor in the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Quad Open Singles final 4-6, 6-2, 11-9 on Hilton Head Island, September 29 – October… Read more »

League Tennis National Championships Showings

League Tennis is in the limelight during the fall. That’s because of all the USTA National Championships that are being staged across the country. The biggest and fastest growing of… Read more »

36th Solinco Grand Prix Masters Championships – A Winner

 Jack Kramer, the tennis legend who left a substantial mark on the game locally, strongly believed that having good competition made players better. Under Jim Hillman’s leadership as Southern California… Read more »

Junior Sectional Doubles – November Spotlight

The 114th Jim Hillman Southern California Junior Sectional Doubles Championships will take place at Los Caballeros Racquet & Sports Club, the tournament headquarters, along with other sites including Fountain Valley… Read more »