Tag Archives: Junior tennis


UTR Comes To Junior Tennis

This year changes have been made to Southern California Tennis Association’s junior competition seeding for tournaments. The Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) system utilizes match data and not rounds achieved –… Read more »


What Is The Good News For Tennis Facilities?

Rallying With The Executive Director What’s the latest good news for tennis facilities and tennis teachers? The number of people playing tennis in the U.S. rose by .3% and the… Read more »


What Is The Purpose Of The SCTA Schools Program?

Rallying With The Executive Director What’s the purpose of USTA Southern California’s (SCTA) school program? The school is the most logical place to engage Southern Californians in tennis because we… Read more »


What Is The Code?

And Why Is It So Important To Tennis? Rallying With The Executive Director The Code should not to be confused with the “code” from the recent Pirates of the Caribbean… Read more »

2016 Tournament Director Workshops

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Youth Tennis San Diego Offers Financial Assistance Deadline to Apply – April 30

The YTSD Financial assistance program provides for the needs of youth within the San Diego community. The assistance can apply to all YTSD programs, including camps and classes. They make… Read more »


TGA Premier Youth Tennis Summer Tennis Camp In San Fernando Valley

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10 And Under Tennis In A Courtship With Parents & Coaches

Download and read the 10 And Under Tennis In A Courtship With Parents & Coaches article by Allison Goldman

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USTA Oncourt Training at the City of Irvine an Instant Success

For learning 10-and-Under Tennis, the city of Irvine was the place to be last month for the USTA’s first Oncourt session of the year in Southern California. The event was… Read more »


Hagler & Ronney Honored By PTR

Annually, the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) recognizes tennis coaches and teachers at its International Tennis Symposium. At this year’s event, held February 17-20 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, two… Read more »


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Beyond The Score: Follow These Simple Steps When Starting Junior Tournament Play

By Lisa Thomas So you have had some good conversations with your son or daughter and together you think it is about time to take the next step and to… Read more »


Les Petit As Tennis Championships 2016, Day 2

Day 2 at Les Petit As Tennis Championships in Tarbes, France went extremely well for the Americans . Stefan Leustian (Mather, CA) was the only player to compete in singles… Read more »


TGA Tennis Franchise Director Honored at National Summit

Nancy Abrams, director of the TGA Premier Youth Tennis program in the San Fernando Valley for the Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA), was recently honored at the TGA National Summit,… Read more »


10 & Under Slam Series “Australian Tournament”

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First 100 Days – The Director Of Junior Tennis’ Perspective

On November 1, 2015 I started a new pathway in my life, as the Director of Junior Tennis for the Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA). This new path has been… Read more »


2016 Little Mo Internationals

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New Year Competitive Start

Most anyone looking for a single word to describe tennis in Southern California would be comfortable using – Competitive. Tournament opportunities, for adult and senior performers of every age and… Read more »

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Make A Difference-Volunteer In 2016

Are you a player, parent, spectator or tennis enthusiast? Are you looking to find the camaraderie you enjoyed when you volunteered at events such as the Farmers Classic? During the… Read more »

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How Do I Decide What Tournament Level I Should Play?

Rallying With The Executive Director Knowing the appropriate play level for an adult or youth is an important part of welcoming new players to the game and retaining existing players…. Read more »