USTA Logos Get A Facelift!

New Junior Team Tennis Logo Megan Angeletti, USTA Section Marketing Strategist, noted, “We have slowly rolled out the USTA ‘Find Yourself in the Game’ logo. It is now being used widely and we are seeing great success in its adoption, … Read More

Do You Know The Benefits Of Blended Lines?

Blended Lines Benefits Megan Broccolo, the Southern California Tennis Association’s Red, Orange, Green (ROG) Ball Development Coordinator, pointed out, “The opportunities and possibilities are endless when it comes to Red, Orange, Green Ball tennis. Having beginners play on smaller courts … Read More

Barry Buss

Teaching Pro Spotlight – Barry Buss South Bay tennis professional Barry Buss said one of the reasons he began writing about tennis was the search for answers to a question that kept coming up when he would run into old … Read More

Tina Karwasky Photo Carolyn Nichols
The Soul Of A Champion

“My one tennis book was very, very old.  It had a picture of Bill Tilden.  I looked at the picture and that was how I learned to hold the racquet,” Maria Bueno, International tennis champion of the late 1950s. Tina … Read More

Taylor Johnson, Kathy Rinaldi and Carson Branstine
Branstine & Johnson Have Become Juniors To Watch

Carson Branstine and Taylor Johnson have had a fall to remember. They received a wildcard into the International Tennis Federation Junior Championships at Life Time Athletic Peach Tree Corners in Atlanta, Georgia and won the Girls’ doubles title. Unseeded, the … Read More

Connor Hance

Junior Tennis Spotlight – Connor Hance Torrance’s Connor Hance is now completely on the radar of the USTA Player Development national coaches. Hance was recently one of a select few Southern California juniors invited to play in the inaugural USTA … Read More

AG Longoria
A.G. Longoria

Long before the USTA decided to recognize coaches on a national level for not cutting tennis players from their high school teams, A.G. Longoria of Sage Hill School in Newport Beach was letting each and every player be a part … Read More

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Kathy Bennett

There’s a simple reason Kathy Bennett has spent the past five weeks traveling across the world and around the nation playing tennis tournaments: She simply loves to win. “To answer your question in one word: yes,” said Bennett when asked … Read More

Paseo Club

Facility Tennis Spotlight – Paseo Club There are many reasons why Southern California native Kim Perino was lured back to his home state and the Paseo Club in the Santa Clarita Valley 18 months ago following a stint as the … Read More

Hans Reithofer Makes Central Coast Tennis Special

Tennis in the Central Coast area of Southern California has a special feel. It is much like the local weather. It can be similar to the dewy morning or the late afternoon comforting haze that often engulfs the countryside. Overall, … Read More

Mackenzie McDonald
Odds & Ends November 2014

UCLA & USC Dominate ITA Southwest Regional Championships At the 2014 Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Men’s Southwest Regional Championships that was contested at Pepperdine’s Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center, Mackenzie McDonald of UCLA defeated Jonny Wang of USC, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 in the … Read More

Vic Braden-Not Enough Can Be Said…

Vic Braden, a long-time member of the Southern California Tennis Association Board of Directors and a 2013 Hall of Fame inductee, passed away at the age of 85, on Monday, October 6th. Words can never really describe the impact the … Read More

10-Under Coaching Workshop

There are still openings for USTA 10-and-Under Coaching Workshop (formerly RCW) to certify tennis professionals, club managers, instructors, high school coaches and any tennis enthusiasts who want to learn how to teach beginning tennis to all ages on Sunday November … Read More

2014 Adult 40 & Over 3.0 National Championships

THIRD PLACE: 3.0Southern Cal Section (Carlsbad, Calif.) L to R: Heather Noonan, Karla Jean McTaggart, Maria Wegener, Susan Tadder, Jennifer Melehan,Dee Dee Zielinski (Captain), Denise Baker, Jennifer Lofft, Jonell Grace Tibbitts, Karen Nagdevand.

Studio City Residents Association
Action Notice: Greenway Groundbreaking

(Telephone)818-509-0230 – (Fax) 818-509-0260 SCRAboard@studiocityresidents.org  NEWS & NOTES ACTION Critical to SAVE THE TENNIS COURTS Greenway Groundbreaking Groundbreaking -The Zev Yaroslavsky Los Angeles River Greenway Trail Creating Public Access & Restoring Native Habitat Coldwater Canyon to Whitsett Avenue Saturday, November … Read More

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