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Friday’s Sectional Schedule

The 115th Annual SCTA Junior Sectional continued on Thursday at the host site Los Caballeros Racquet Club in Fountain Valley and other nearby venues. Click on the following for Friday’s… Read more »

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Thursday’s Sectionals Schedule of Play

Here is Thursday’s Schedule for the 115th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals. Click Thursday Sectionals Schedule. Boys’ 18s action kicked off Wednesday with main-draw play in singles. No. 2 seeded Timothy… Read more »

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SCTA Names Lance S. Lee as New Executive Director

  The Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA) has announced the appointment of Lance S. Lee, of Lawnside, New Jersey, as its next Executive Director. Mr. Lee succeeds outgoing Executive Director Bruce A…. Read more »

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Rancho Penasquitos Tennis Club Named USTA Facility Award Winner

The USTA has announced that the Rancho Penasquitos Tennis Club is one of 12 winners in the 36th annual USTA Facility Awards program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or… Read more »

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WEEKEND WRAP: Nguyen Notches Third Straight as Trojans Prevail

A quiet week on the pro tours leaves the spotlight wide open for #SoCalTennis standouts who performed on the domestic and international circuits this weekend. Yet again, the story of… Read more »

After School Tennis Program Running Strong in San Diego

Each week we visit our Champions of Southern California Tennis – those who go above and beyond to promote and grow the game throughout SoCal and beyond. These individuals and organizations deliver… Read more »

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Templeton Tennis Ranch To Host Pro Event

The largest professional tennis event to ever be held on the Central Coast will take place the last week in September as the Templeton Tennis Ranch (ttrtennis.com) will play host… Read more »

Tennis Serves Others: On the Tennis Court and in the Community

Each week we visit our Champions of Southern California Tennis – those who go above and beyond to promote and grow the game throughout SoCal and beyond. These individuals and organizations deliver… Read more »

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WEEKEND WRAP: The Biggest Name in SoCal Tennis is… Nguyen!?

It may not have been under the prime time spotlight, but numerous American tennis players stole the stage at last week’s French Open. From dominance in Girls’ singles to impressive… Read more »

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Tennis Shines In Tennis Participation Report

Youth Tennis, Cardio Tennis Shine In Latest Tennis Participation Report The Physical Activity Council’s annual study shows slight increase in total tennis players to 18.08 million, continuing five-year average growth…. Read more »

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LGBT Pride Month: Billie Jean King

When Elton John asked lyricist Bernie Taupin to pen a song called “Philadelphia Freedom” for his friend Billie Jean King and her tennis team, the Philadelphia Flyers, no one could… Read more »

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Facility Spotlight: Templeton Tennis Ranch Offers More Than Tennis

Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco – and located at the northernmost reaches of the Southern California USTA Section and just off Highway 101 – is a new and… Read more »

WEEKEND WRAP: Few Still Standing at Roland Garros

Take your pick between one veteran superstar and two relative unknowns outside the doubles arena, and you’ve got the best chances for USA Tennis to make any kind of a… Read more »

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Junior Salma Ewing Enjoying Success Playing Up In Open Division

Junior Spotlight: Salma Ewing Years from now when 16-year-old Salma Ewing looks back on her junior tennis career, the 2017 Ojai Tennis Tournament will be at the top of the… Read more »

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Three Cheers for les États-Unis at the French!

Bonjour! The year’s second Grand Slam is underway as the French Open qualifiers continue into the second round. With more than thirty American athletes competing in France, the clay court… Read more »

SCTA Introduces 18-39 League for Summer

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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“YO-SHI!” steals the show at ToC Finals

At last month’s Tennis on Campus National Championship in Orlando, Michigan found an unexpected opponent on the opposite side of the net, a surging University of California Irvine (UCI) squad… Read more »

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What Is The SCTA Doing To Improve Sportsmanship And Reduce Cheating In Adult And Youth Tennis?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR In the competition with other activities for adult and youth participation, tennis can be an attractive option for time and resources if it is seen… Read more »

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‘Big Steve’ Remembered Across Tennis World

Steve Johnson, Sr. was the same amicable, familiar face we’d all come to recognize on courts across Southern California. On another picturesque weekend in Ojai at the Championships, Mr. Johnson… Read more »

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WEEKEND WRAP: Liu, Tiafoe notch titles; UCLA & USC open strong in NCAAs

It was a busy weekend across the tennis world, from NCAA home court advantage to the outskirts of Marseilles. Let’s get caught up with our Weekend Wrap! Claire Liu (Thousand… Read more »

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Two San Diego Players Lead World Cup Team To Bronze Title

After finishing eighth last year, two San Diego players — Dana Mathewson and Lauren Haneke-Hopps – helped their team earn the bronze medal with a 2-0 victory over Switzerland at… Read more »

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CALICAMPUS: SoCal NCAA Preview

Collegiate athletes train and compete for months leading up to the ultimate pinnacle – the NCAA Championships. On the tennis courts, those competitions begin this week and will feature many… Read more »