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SCTA Junior Doubles Sectionals Kick Off 114th Annual Event

The 114th Annual SCTA Junior Doubles Sectionals has kicked off with play in each of the divisions starting this weekend. The finals are slated for a week from Sunday, Nov…. Read more »

Life at UCLA Billy Martin Tennis Camps is Filled with Fun

Each summer hundreds of kids gather at the UCLA Tennis Center for one very important purpose: to have a blast at the UCLA Billy Martin Tennis Camps. The participants range… Read more »

Orange County

CTC Team Cup

Participants came from near and far for the 2016 Competitive Training Center (CTC) Cup. Teams from Santa Barbara/Ventura, North Los Angeles/San Fernando, San Gabriel Valley, South Bay, Orange County and… Read more »

San Diego’s Sah and Zhao Capture SCTA Junior Sectional 18s Titles

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Just moments after 16-year-old Timothy Sah completed his goal of winning the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals in the Boys’ 18s singles division, his mind quickly… Read more »

San Diego County Players To Contest Boys’ and Girls’ 18s Singles Final

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., — You could say San Diego tennis was the big winner on Sunday at the 114th Annual SCTA Junior Sectionals. All four 18s boys’ and girls’ singles… Read more »

SSV And SCTA Clothes Donation For Kids

Nideffer To Play First Match At National Women’s Hard Court

Defending 50s Champion Ros Nideffer To Play First Match At USTA National Women’s 50-90 Hard Court Championships On Tuesday Top-Seed Brenda Carter Advances to 2nd Round in 70s Singles Division… Read more »

Coach Willie Williams Kicks Off Tennis in South San Diego

San Diego Coach Willie Williams started his community tennis program with festive activities in San Diego. He hosted his first USTA Family Celebration Play Day at Encanto Park. About two… Read more »

Join the Fun at Barnes Bash Hit-A-Thon on Saturday, May 7

Come on out for a fun-filled day of tennis, games, prizes and FUN at the Barnes Bash Hit-A-Thon Fundraiser from 9am to Noon on May 7 at Barnes Tennis Center…. Read more »

Keegan Smith Upsets No. 1 Seed at ASICS Easter Bowl

By Steve Pratt San Diego’s Keegan Smith had just beaten a player in the world top 10 junior rankings and the No. 1-seed at the ASICS Easter Bowl, but was… Read more »

Little Mo Sectional Tennis Comes to San Diego

The “Little Mo” Tennis programs  have produced great champions such as Andy Roddick and upcoming San Diego rising international junior start Taylor Fritz. The first level of competition is at… 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 »

Drama and Tennis are Perfect Tennis Partners in The Last Match

Drama often happens in tennis, but now the situation has been reversed at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. Tennis is the backdrop for The Last Match by playwright… Read more »

USPTA’s College Knowledge Seminar Gets an “A-Plus” Grade for Tennis Education

San Diego tennis pro Amanda Fink has firsthand knowledge of the college recruiting process. She was a top high school player and learned the dos and don’ts of scholarship game… Read more »

National 40 Hard Courts – The Legacy Continues

Each December, the National 40 Hard Court Championships bring the pursuit of gold balls, (in the section), to an end for another year. Held at the seasonally festive La Jolla… Read more »

Play Begins at USTA 40 and Over Nationals at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club

The following report was filed by tournament press aide J. Fred Sidhu. After receiving a first-round bye, top-seeded Amy Frazier of Rochester, Mich., will play her opening round match of… Read more »

Southern California Tennis Association SCTA

Inspirational Student of the Month: Lauren Haneke-Hopps

A senior at Patrick Henry High School, Lauren Haneke-Hopps is a scholar with a 3.8 GPA and an athlete, ranked third in the USA Woman’s Singles in wheelchair tennis. NBC… Read more »

San Diego No-Cut Coach Brings Tennis to Thousands of Youth

Don Ackerly did not start his 43-year career with the idea of becoming a coaching legend in his community. It just worked out that way. He has specialized in bringing… Read more »

East County School Completes 6 Tennis Court Renovation Project

East County CTA/Helix High School Completes 6 Tennis Court Renovation Project & Ben Press Recognized with Junior Tennis Tournament Named in his Honor The Greater San Diego City Tennis Council… Read more »

Enter to win a tennis clinic with Madison Keys!

World TeamTennis is returning to San Diego this July with the San Diego Aviators! We invite you to partake in the event as top professionals from all over the world… Read more »

News & Notes June 2015

New Balance High School Championship The New Balance High School Championship will begin on July 19th in Boston. Any player who competed in varsity high school tennis during the 2014-15… Read more »

Early Development Camp Selection Tournaments

In the month of July, the Southern California Tennis Association will be hosting an exciting opportunity for aspiring young athletes from ages 7-9 years old. These aspiring athletes will be… Read more »