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Lucero Named Touring Coach of the Year By PTR

Marc Lucero Named PTR Touring Coach of the Year Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards tomorrow night during the 2018 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which… Read more »

New Division III Women’s Invitational To Debut At The Ojai

The Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament – Ventura County’s spring tradition unlike any other – comes with a new wrinkle for the 118th edition of the tournament April 25-29. The Ojai… Read more »

SCTA 2017 Yearbook Now Online

The Southern California Tennis Association has published its annual Yearbook of memorable moments from the past year. The document is available in print and download online. This publication recollects events… Read more »

PTR/WTCA Coaches Summit Comes to Indian Wells on March 5 to 8

Registration is open for the PTR/WTCA Coaches Summit on March 5-8 at Indian Wells at the Lakes Country Club. Speakers include Craig O’Shannessy, Dr. Rich Lehman, Michael Joyce, Melanie Oudin,… Read more »

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2017 Doubles South Area Playoff Winners

Congratulations To The 2017 SCTA Doubles South Area Playoff Winners These Winners Are Advancing To Sectionals On January 27-28 Playing At Palm Desort Resort And Rancho Las Palmas Resort In… Read more »

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Cardio Tennis Comes to Carson on January 27

Registration is now open for a Cardio Tennis Training Course (Level 1) in Southern California from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, January 27 at  StubHub Center in Carson. The many… Read more »

Lucky Loser Ross Wins First-Round Match at SoCal Futures

By winning the prestigious USTA Junior Spring National Easter Bowl in Indian Wells a year and a half ago, Gianni Ross quickly became known as one of the top junior… Read more »

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San Diego Junior Team Tennis Realizes Huge Growth and Participation in 2017  

  The fantastic growth of the USTA’s Junior Team Tennis (JTT) program is a source of pride for many in the San Diego area. Looking back in 2017, the numbers… Read more »

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Advocacy Support Determines the Fate of Pacific Beach Tennis Club in San Diego

The future of Pacific Beach Tennis Club and Mission Bay Park in San Diego is at stake and hundreds of concerned local citizens showed up recently at a city planning… Read more »

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The History And Traditions Of Tennis

By Angelia Chirichigno As one of the oldest sports in the world, and certainly one of our favorite pastimes, it’s great to embrace not only innovation, but to also celebrate… Read more »

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USTA Offers Multicultural Grants and Financial Assistance for Juniors in 2018

The USTA is offering many financial assistance opportunities to assist players of minority and multicultural backgrounds next year. They will be in the form of Individual Player Grants, Excellence Player… Read more »

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SoCal Shines at USTA Nationals in La Jolla

The state of Southern California tennis was on display last month at the USTA National Men’s and Women’s 40s Hard Court Championships at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. With… Read more »

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SCTA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet – February 5, 2018

SCTA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet – February 5, 2018 The 131st Annual Meeting of the Southern California Tennis Association will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018, in… Read more »

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The PTR Offers Coaching Education Opportunities in Southern California

Registration is open for Professional Tennis Registry workshops in Southern California for coaches who wish to progress in coaching education. On December 16 & 17, a 10 & Under Certification… Read more »

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First LA Tennis Bash Takes Place Saturday at Jack Kramer Club

Southern California-based First Break Academy will close out a successful 2017 by hosting a morning of tennis clinics and games for juniors and adults at the historic Jack Kramer Club… Read more »

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World’s Best Tennis Players Savor Traditional Foods

There is no time of year better than the present holiday season when traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas-time foods like turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie are… Read more »

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Former OC player, UC-Davis grad dies in military crash

The USTA is saddened to learn of the passing of #UCDavis alumnus and USMC pilot Captain Sean Elliott, who died with 15 of his fellow servicemen in a tragic plane… Read more »

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Valley Center Celebrates with Court Resurfacing and Family Tennis Day

The combined efforts of an enthusiastic tennis community and key support groups rallied to renovate the Valley Center Tennis Club, where a play day and ribbon-cutting ceremony were recently held… Read more »

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Santa Monica Tennis Mom Hurdles Obstacles to Grow Game

It’s got the Pier, the Promenade, and a beautiful beachfront. But some believe Santa Monica lacks the kind of landscape for budding tennis players that produces future stars and professional… Read more »

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USTA Honors Hollis Smith with National Award

ORLANDO, FLA., Oct. 16, 2017 – The USTA has announced that Hollis Smith, of Indio, Calif., was selected as the recipient of the USTA Eve F. Kraft Community Service Award…. Read more »

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Wilson Fast4 1-Day Tournaments Come To Beach Cities

Fast4 is an exciting new ONE DAY Round Robin format vs. the traditional Single Elimination format. All Matches in the Fast4 format will count toward SCTA Ranking and Grand Prix Points…. Read more »

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2017 SCTA Tennis Hall of Fame Wrap Up

On a picturesque autumn evening overlooking the Pacific Ocean, twelve champions of Southern California tennis were inducted to the SCTA Hall of Fame, with hundreds of friends and colleagues in… Read more »