Tag Archives: USTA

USTA Southern California

What If All Tennis Players Were USTA Members?

That would mean that the USTA would have 17,960,000 members because that is how many tennis players there were in 2015 according to the Physical Activity Council (PAC) Annual Participation… 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 »

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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 »

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Tennis On Campus Nationals Wrap-Up 2016

The 2016 Tennis On Campus National Championships were filled with team firsts, nostalgic lasts, and plenty more unforgettable moments. Sixty-four teams from all over the United States convened in the… Read more »

USTA Southern California

SCTA – San Diego Announcement

TO: USTA Individual and Organization Members in San Diego All Tennis Players and Facility Managers in San Diego County FROM: The Southern California Tennis Association In 1973, the Southern California Tennis… Read more »


San Diego, Calif. – (April 18, 2016) – The fifth annual National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp is scheduled to take place May 16-19, 2016 at the Balboa Tennis Club located at… Read more »

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UC San Diego wins big at Spring Invite

It was an all-SoCal semifinal at the Tennis On Campus Spring Invitational, but in the end it was the UC San Diego Tritons who took home the top prize. Nine… Read more »

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Brandon Holt Keeps Cool In ASICS Easter Bowl Heat

After three hours and 39 minutes playing in the blazing Indian Wells heat, Brandon Holt watched the final ball sail long and couldn’t even muster enough energy to raise his… Read more »

April 3, 2016

Kayla Day Beats Rival Claire Liu For Carson ISC Singles Title

Tennis rivals for half their young lives, 16-year-old Kayla Day and 15-year-old Claire Liu battled on one junior tennis’ largest stages on Sunday in the final of the Girls’ 18s… Read more »

VCJTA Accepts Bryan Bros

Community Spotlight: Terry Lynch

Since way back in 1988 when she took over as the Chairperson leading the Ventura County Junior Tennis Association, Terry Lynch has made hundreds of friends. If you ask her… Read more »

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BNP Paribas Open – Staying With Tennis – Jean Nachand Found The Way

It may be hard to verbalize, but for some, tennis can provide what can be a life-changing quandary. Trying to find a way to stay in the sport after having… Read more »

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Anthony Lara Named Brad Parks Award Winner

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that Anthony Lara of Chino, Calif., was presented the Brad Parks Award for his outstanding contribution in helping grow tennis at the… Read more »

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Youth Tennis San Diego Named USTA Organization of the Year

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that Youth Tennis San Diego was recognized with the USTA Organization Member of the Year Award. The award is given annually to… Read more »

Ralph W. Westcott Family of the Year Award - The Griffin Family. [Back row: Chaz, Sunya, Jack, Amy Manuela, Geoff; Middle row: Keira, Palia, Ben; Front row: Shane, Stan, Jo, Nick]

San Diego’s Griffins Named USTA Family of the Year

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that it presented the Griffin family of San Diego with the Ralph W. Westcott USTA Family of the Year Award. The Griffin… Read more »


Junior Spotlight: Brandon Holt

Sportsmanship has always been an important part of Brandon Holt’s game. Although it’s not as effective as a strong passing shot, or as powerful as a consistent slice backhand, it’s… 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.


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 »


Senior Spotlight: Steve Solomon

By Steve Pratt Steve Solomon is a firm believer that there should be more to a senior tennis tournament than just the tennis. For many years, the 82-year-old Solomon of… Read more »

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The Big Question: What’s the Difference Between a USTA Play Day, Tennis Festival or a Play Event?

What a difference words can make in the world of USTA tennis! For example, take a look at the following commonly used terms: a Play Day, Tennis Festival and a… Read more »

March is the Month to Celebrate USTA Play Days and Events

This year, the first 2,000 unique organizers that will host a USTA Play Day or Play Event during the month of March will receive a $50 gift card. The… Read more »


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 »


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 »