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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 »

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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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USTA National Names Grant Recipients; Three SoCal Juniors Awarded

Three local athletes have been awarded USTA National Diversity & Inclusion Multicultural Grants based on essays submitted by junior players from around the country. The grants help to support the… Read more »

Alberto Ramos Happy With Decision To Get Back To Tennis

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Alberto Ramos There was a time in Alberto Ramos’ life where he thought he had walked away from tennis for good, but something kept calling him back. Ramos… Read more »

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Perennial Sportsmanship Winners Finish 2nd 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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Ringer Leads Desert Team To BNP Paribas Senior Cup Title

Senior/Adult Spotlight: Donna Ringer Donna Ringer has played the BNP Paribas Senior Cup the last five years, but it wasn’t until this year when she captained her team “Calendar Girls”… Read more »

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Devon Jack Making An Impact On, Off Court at Brown

JUNIOR SPOTLIGHT: Devon Jack Brown University women’s tennis freshman Devon Jack has already made her impact felt on her team, not only with her play but also her sportsmanship. In a… Read more »

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Periera To Lend Quick Hand At UCLA

JUNIOR SPOTLIGHT: Bryce Periera A champion at major junior events like the Easter Bowl, The Ojai Tournament and the Kalamazoo Boys’ National Hardcourts, Bryce Pereira started off his year by… Read more »

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Tennis and the Color Green Are a Great Fit for St. Patrick’s Day

What would St. Patrick’s Day be without wearing green, thinking about shamrocks, four leaf clovers and all that goes with the holiday? Better yet, how does playing sports such as… Read more »

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Bob Seymour Recalls Life of Tennis Memories

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Bob Seymour Life-long tennis player Bob Seymour has a noteworthy streak that involves a sport other than tennis. The 93-year-old Laguna Woods resident and former collegiate player at… Read more »

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What’s In Your Highlight Reel?

We want to see your most riveting rallies and memorable winners from all over Southern California! When you capture your great shots on video, upload to your social media platforms… Read more »

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SCTA Celebrates Black History Month

The SCTA is proud to honor the following people and organization for Black History Month: Marty Woods Marty is the CEO of the Pete Brown Scholarship Fund and their program… Read more »

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Omni La Costa Resort and Spa Offers A Special Valentine’s Getaway

Looking to get away for a little tennis retreat with that special someone at this most romantic time of the year, then look no further than the Omni La Costa… Read more »

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CAliCAMPUS: Meet Nick Borchenko | Loyola Marymount University

  If Nick Borchenko’s grandfather offers you a trip to See’s Candies, don’t believe him. It’s a ploy to get you on the tennis court, practicing the game against your… Read more »

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SCTA Brings Interactive Tennis to Telemundo

The Southern California Tennis Association brought an exciting brand of tennis at the Telemundo celebration as part of the 13th Annual Health Fair recently at the Los Angeles Convention Center…. Read more »

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So Cal Junior Tennis Adopts New Seeding Methods for 2017

The times they are a changin’ in junior tennis seeding for Southern California. With advent of growing resources, the SCTA will be using many factors to determine seeding in Junior… Read more »

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Hard Work Paying Off For Carlsbad’s Cali Jankowski

Like the majority of ranked Southern California junior tennis players, Cali Jankowski is well aware of how important practice is to becoming an even better player. And just like a… Read more »

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Watch The Pros Play At USC January 2017

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Facility/Travel Spotlight: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert

A lot has changed in the Coachella Valley and the desirable travel and tennis destinations of areas like Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta and Indian Wells over the past… Read more »

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Community Spotlight: Annie Star

Marty Woods never realized at the time he met Annie Star on a mixed doubles court in Calabasas a few years back that the two would become long-lasting friends and… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight: Elson De Cantuaria

Elson De Cantuaria gives credit to the USTA and its Professional Tennis Management college program for the success he’s had founding and operating the Match Point Tennis Academy out of… Read more »

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Junior Spotlight: Max McKennon

Former ATP Touring pro Carsten Ball must feel like he’s looking at a mini version of himself every time he steps onto the court to teach his young student Max… Read more »