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2016 Mylan World TeamTennis Season In Socal

Mylan World TeamTennis is tennis like you’ve never seen it before, a team competition featuring some of the biggest names in the tennis world playing together in a format that… Read more »

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Southern California Dominates Pac-12 All-Century Team

In mid-April, the Pac-12 All-Century Tennis Teams were announced. Southern California, living up to its reputation as the best place in the world to develop one’s game, dominated the men… Read more »

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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 »

Calling All Senior Women!!

  The 2016 USTA National Women’s Intersectional Team Event will be held November 7-13  at  McFarlin Tennis Center in San Antonio, Texas.  Southern California plans to send teams in the… Read more »

Playing Our Part in Getting Kids Outside

A friend of mine just forwarded me a link to a short film that was shocking but not overly surprising.  The premise of the film is that one in two… Read more »

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Breakers Release 2016 Schedule

Breakers Release Schedule For 2016 Mylan WTT Season The Orange County Breakers home slate features six home matches, a rivalry series with San Diego and a visit from Mardy Fish… Read more »

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The Tennis Player and The Vegetable Garden

We all know that Southern California is an extraordinary place to live, work and play.  As tennis players we make the most of the superb weather to play outside year… Read more »

Tennis on Campus Spotlight: UCLA

The Tennis Club at UCLA is one of the longest-standing Tennis On Campus programs in the Southern California section. Here is their story.

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BNP Paribas Open – Lindsay Davenport Honored In The Desert

Nearly sixteen years has passed since Lindsay Davenport was voted the winner of the Prix Orange presented at Roland Garros. She was 24 and had the visage of the proverbial… Read more »

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Making Tennis Tournaments Lifestyle Relevant in SoCal

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Steve Riggs Plans Plenty of Play Opportunities and Tennis Education for So Cal Players, Parents and Coaches

When it comes to giving back to the Southern California junior tennis community, few can match Steve Riggs’ dedication and drive to make life better tennis players. Riggs, the Director… Read more »

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Day & Liu’s Fed Cup Weekend

For a memorable tennis adventure, Kayla Day had to travel 2,437 miles from her Santa Barbara home. Claire Liu’s journey was a 2,481-mile outing all the way from Thousand Oaks…. Read more »

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How Can The SCTA Promote Better Sportsmanship At Its Junior Tournaments?

Rallying With The Executive Director The Southern California Tennis Association wants each match played at its Junior tournaments to be about fair play, high quality competition, skills development, and friendships… Read more »

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WATCH: Tennis Tournaments in Southern California

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Southern California Well Represented On 2016 ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships Squads

Congratulations to all the Southern California players named to the 2016 ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships, according to the USTA. The 2016 ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships will… Read more »

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Beyond The Score: Coach Lorenzo Shares Secrets To Success

I asked my friend Conan Lorenzo to share some of his insights into the value of tournaments for kids and how best to approach getting them involved in competitive tennis. … Read more »

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Mylan WTT, Breakers Returning To Orange County

Professional team tennis is back in Orange County in July 2016 as the Orange County Breakers return to play their Mylan World TeamTennis matches in the area. The Breakers were… Read more »

Beyond The Score: Ladies That League

By Lisa Thomas There are so many good reasons to play league tennis. The first obvious one that comes to mind is that you get to play tennis, and in… Read more »

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Jimmy Connors, Tracy Austin, Pam Shriver – A Hall of Fame Gala to Remember!

     On a night full of them, here are some selected quotable highlights from Sunday’s SCTA Hall of Fame Gala Induction evening held at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific… Read more »

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SoCal Gears Up for North/South Wheelchair Team Challenge

USTA Southern California is currently accepting applications for the annual North South Wheelchair Team Challenge, which will take place October 24-25 at Sunnyside Health and Tennis Club in Fresno, California…. Read more »