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Young Rising Professional Tennis Stars

Who Are The Young American Rising Professional Tennis Stars? The USTA Player Development pipeline is full of young Americans hopeful of breaking in to the top 10 in the WTA… Read more »


Beyond The Score: Concussions a Serious Issue Even In Tennis

By Lisa Thomas A couple of weeks ago I managed to give myself a concussion playing tennis.  Chasing down a well-placed lob into the back corner of the court I… Read more »


Beyond the Score: A Balanced and Healthy Approach to What We Eat

By Lisa Thomas The Williams sisters are now vegan.  Djokovic is gluten free.  Rafael Nadal does not eat chocolate or does he? Headlines abound around what the professional tennis players… Read more »


Pepperdine Star Claims Men’s Futures

Former Pepperdine Star Claims Los Cab USTA Men’s Futures Sebastian Fanselow defeats Fountain Valley favorite Takanyi Garanganga in two sets Though his opponent was unofficially adopted by members of the… Read more »


Singles Championship Set For Sunday At Los Cab

Singles Championship Set For Sunday In Los Cab USTA Men’s Futures Zimbabwe’s Takanyi Garanganga and Germany’s  Sebastian Fanselow scheduled for 10 a.m. In a rematch 10 years in the making,… Read more »


Seeds To Battle Saturday In Semifinals At Los Cab USTA

Remaining Top Seeds To Battle Saturday In Semifinals Of Los Cab USTA Men’S Futures American brother duo knocks off European tandem to clinch doubles championship Four of the top eight… Read more »


Giron Continues Successful Rebound From Surgery

UCLA’s Marcos Giron Continues Successful Rebound From Surgery Singles quarterfinals and doubles final to be held today in Fountain Valley Marcos Giron, the former top collegiate singles player at UCLA,… Read more »


Former UCLA Player Advances At Los Cab Futures

Former Star UCLA Player Advances To Second Round Of Los Cab Futures Marcos Giron and Irvine’s Evan Zhu among Thursday’s singles competitors Marcos Giron, the former top collegiate singles player… Read more »


Main Draw Begins Tuesday In Los Cab Futures Event

Main Draw Begins Tuesday In Los Cab USTA Men’S Futures Event Eight players with Southern California connections in 32-person singles main draw Top-seeded Carl Soderlund of Sweden is one of… Read more »


Singles Qualifying Begins At Fountain Valley

Local Juniors Earn Wildcard Entries Into Professional Tennis Event In Fountain Valley Singles qualifying begins Sept. 23; main draw starts Sept. 27 Buena Park’s Robert Baylon, Ojai’s Michael Chan and… Read more »

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US Open – Labor Day Look

Labor Day marks the beginning of the second and final week of the Grand Slam tournament season. The best players in the game won’t be gathered at the same two-week… Read more »

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US Open – The Roof

The final Grand Slam of the year, the US Open, is anticipated like no other major. Since it is staged at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing… Read more »

Tournament Director, Hank Lloyd with 2015 Costa Mesa Pro Classic finalist Ernesto Escobedo, Costa Mesa City Council member, Katrina Foley and winner Ryan Shane

USTA Pro Circuit Fall Futures Events

The USTA Pro Circuit has found a home in Southern California. The three $10,000 tournaments taking place at The Claremont Club, the Racquet Club of Irvine and Los Caballeros Racquet… Read more »

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Olympic Tennis – Southern Californians Made It Happen

The Olympic games are underway in Rio de Janeiro, and tennis is one of 42 competitions taking place during the 19-day event. That would have made three Southern Californians very… Read more »

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Wimbledon – Querrey’s Run Comes To An End

When Sam Querrey’s competitive tennis career comes to an end, he will have a special place in his heart for the 2016 version of The Championships. In the first round,… Read more »

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Top Junior Tennis Players Play USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s

Top American Junior Tennis Players To Play In USTA Girls’ 16s & 18s National Championships At Barnes Tennis Center, August 6-14, 2016 18s Champion Earns Women’s Singles Main Draw Wild… Read more »


Have You Wondered What It Takes To Become A USTA Official?

RALLYING WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR While it still takes knowledge, patience, integrity, fortitude and a USTA membership to achieve certification, some recent changes have made it easier to reach that… Read more »


Facility Spotlight: La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club

You name a famous professional tennis player who has any association at all with tennis in Southern California over the past 80 years, and it’s a safe bet they’ve made… Read more »

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Easter Bowl To Award $10,000 In Grants

ASICS Easter Bowl To Award $10,000 In Travel Grants To Next Generation Of Stars The ASICS Easter Bowl will award $10,000 in travel grants in the form of vouchers for… Read more »