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US OPEN: SoCal Reps Ready as Qualifying Rounds Begin

It’s that time of year again, when American tennis takes the stage in Flushing Meadows at the US Open, this year celebrating its 50th anniversary. This week, #SoCalTennis hopefuls kick… Read more »

Rachel Manasse Named Assistant Coach At USC

There will be a familiar name and face working with the Women of Troy this year as local product Rachel Manasse has been named the new USC women’s tennis volunteer… Read more »

SoCal Juniors Tally Victories, Awards in Summer Competitions

It was a combination of TEAMwork and individual achievement that earned Southern California some hardware at the National Championships and various high profile events across the country this summer. It… Read more »

SoCal Embraces Hot Pink at League Sectionals

  For 2018, Southern California league teams should learn to love PINK. Specifically, hot pink. A color war has broken out across the nation, with 17 colors assigned to the… Read more »

Rivera Goes Underground With Successful Tennis Business

Teaching Pro Spotlight: Julio Rivera When Julio Rivera came to Los Angeles over 21 years ago, he left a job on Wall Street to propose to his then girlfriend who… Read more »

Up & Down Doubles Tournament Slated For Long Beach

Stephen Weaver, the director of the Long Beach VA Wounded Warrior Tennis Clinics, is hosting the first-ever Up & Down Wheelchair Doubles Tennis Tournament at the El Dorado Tennis Center… Read more »

Top Women’s Pros Returning To Templeton

Some of the top up-and-coming women’s professional tennis players will return to the Central Coast next month as the Templeton Tennis Ranch (“TTR”; ttrtennis.com) once again hosts the Central Coast… Read more »

SoCal Seniors headed to ITF Worlds in Germany

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced today the players who will represent the United States at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Seniors World Team Championships, which will be held… Read more »

Interested In Being a USTA National Committee Member?

USTA National Committee Appointment Process Application Open Aug 1 through Sept 22 APPLY FOR A 2019-20 USTA NATIONAL COMMITTEE WHAT IS A USTA NATIONAL COMMITTEE? Tennis has passionate advocates who… Read more »

GIRLS NATIONALS: Is there a SoCal match-up in the making?

There’s a glimmer of hope that a much anticipated semifinal match-up is on queue at the USTA Billie Jean King Girls Nationals in San Diego this week. With the Round… Read more »

GIRLS NATIONALS: Huntington’s Inoue fights on in 16s

A toasty week on court at Barnes Tennis Center hasn’t affected the quality of play at the 2018 USTA Billie Jean King Girls Nationals, which continues through the weekend in… Read more »

Girls Nationals: Day leads SoCal contingent at San Diego

Play continues today at the USTA Billie Jean King Girls Nationals, featuring the top American 16s and 18s in competition at Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego. The 16s division… Read more »

Southern California Local Katrina Scott to Represent TEAM USA

The USTA recently announced the players selected to represent the United States in the Finals of the ITF World Junior Tennis Competition, and the USTA Southern California section is honored to… Read more »

Top-Seeded Pielet Advances at Girls’ Nats

Girls’ 16s top-seed Gianna Pielet overcame second-set nerves and went on to post a 6-1, 7-5 victory over Simran Chhabra of Irving, Texas to advance to the third-round of the… Read more »

Sectionals 18s Winner Woldeab Keeps Improving

Junior Spotlight: Siem Woldeab “Embrace the Clay” might have been a good motto for Siem (pronounced Sam) Woldeab, during the week playing in his first USTA Clay Court Nationals in… Read more »

Van Zutphen Keeping Cool at SeaCliff CC

Teaching Pro Spotlight: Mike Van Zutphen When Mike Van Zutphen decided to head west for the cool and breezy climate of Huntington Beach and became the Director of Tennis at… Read more »

Oracle ITA Summer Circuit Brings Out the Best in So Cal College Tennis Players

Competitive battles abound in Southern California at the various Oracle ITA Summer Circuit events, a series Powered by UTR. The ITA collegiate tournaments have gathered some of So Cal’s top… Read more »

WTT San Diego Aviators’ Kids Zone Brings Joy to Families

Great professional tennis happened recently with the World Team Tennis San Diego Aviators on the bright multicolored center court featured at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. However, great… Read more »

New USTA Members to receive discount with iTennis this fall

Group tennis clinics are a great way to improve your game, extend your social circle, and get friends and family into the game! To encourage group participation, USTA Southern California… Read more »

USTA BJK Girls Nationals highlights August SoCal Calendar

  SAN DIEGO – (original publish July 19, 2018) – Cori Gauff, the current No. 1 ranked player in the International Tennis Federation junior rankings, is among the Girls’ 18s… Read more »

Job Posting: TGA Coach Opportunity in San Fernando Valley

TGA Premier Tennis is seeking dedicated coaches in San Fernando Valley, instructing students in Grades K thru 8. Interested? Check out the information below and click here to apply!  

Jr Tennis: Bryan Bros. Doubles Race Heating Up

Doubles tennis is alive and well in Southern California! We are currently halfway through the 2018 race for the coveted Bryan Bros. Doubles Trophy. For those who have not yet… Read more »