USTA Southern California

GROUP AIMS TO ELEVATE AAPI INTERESTS

Led by its founding members, including former Grand Slam champion Vania King, the Asian American and Pacific Islander Tennis Association launched this fall with a mission to develop, grow, and elevate the visibility of the AAPI tennis community. Their vision is to create opportunities to impact lives, build community, inspire innovation, and unite AAPI groups with one voice.

USTA SOCAL PROFILE: THIS IS… SANTA ANA’S ELSON DE CANTUARIA

As the founder and director of Match Point Tennis Academy, Elson De Cantuaria has forged a place for himself in SoCal tennis as an educator and coach of elite, well-rounded athletes.

EMILIO NAVA REFLECTS ON HIS PROMISING YEAR ON THE PRO TOUR

LA’s rising #TeamSoCal star reached new heights in 2022, including his first ATP Challenger Tour singles title and an exciting run this past August at the US Open in New York.

FINAL 8 & SUPER SECTIONALS WRAP 2022 SIGNATURE SERIES

There was lots of hardware handed out over the weekend at major events in Southern California as both adult and junior competition culminated the 2022 Signature Series schedule.

USTA SOCAL JUNIOR PROFILE: THIS IS… SANTA MONICA’S RAINA KIM

Fueled by the opportunities give to her, thirteen-year-old Raina Kim has been making the most of her junior tennis journey so far while appreciating that not everyone has those same opportunities.

PORTOLA HIGH SCHOOL EARNS FIRST EVER SHOT AT GIRLS’ STATE TITLE

After winning their first Pacific Coast title in the history of the program, the Portola High School girls’ tennis team will compete for a state championship for the first time ever on Friday.

TWO GALINDO SISTERS COULD COLLIDE THIS WEEKEND AT FINAL 8

This weekend in Rancho Mirage, 64 top juniors will descend upon the desert at Final 8. But for sisters Johanna and Julianna Galindo, this is more than a tournament – it’s a family affair.

USTA SOCAL COLLEGE PROFILE: THIS IS… DELANIE & PEYTON DUNKLE

Meet Cal Poly’s tag team of Delanie and Peyton Dunkle as the Arroyo Grande sisters talk about a deep love for tennis that has only been amplified through each other’s company.

TOP JUNIORS READY TO SHINE AT FINAL 8 IN RANCHO MIRAGE

On November 19, the USTA SoCal + Universal Tennis Junior Masters Championships head to Rancho Mirage for two days of play among many of Southern California’s top ranked junior players.

SOCAL PRO SERIES BACK IN JANUARY WITH TOURNAMENT IN MALIBU

Fresh off a banner season in 2022, the SoCal Pro Series returns to Southern California to kick off the new year with a $25K Malibu event at Pepperdine University starting January 2.

WELCOME TO USTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

WELCOME TO USTA
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

Southern California has always been synonymous with tennis. We produce champions, make headlines, fill courts and bond communities. Tennis is a game for all in Southern California. Professional players train here year-round with access to world-class coaches. Adults play in leagues and tournaments that combine competition and community. Juniors have access to a pathway of tournaments that can prepare them for innumerable college programs. And, children are exposed to the compelling nature of the sport through city parks, schools and tennis clubs.

USTA Southern California serves all of these diverse constituencies by providing resources and programming, supporting our players, and celebrating the tennis lifestyle that is uniquely part of SoCal culture.

Southern California has always been synonymous with tennis. We produce champions, make headlines, fill courts and bond communities. Tennis is a game for all in SoCal. Professional players train here year-round with access to world-class coaches. Adults play in leagues and tournaments that combine competition and community. Juniors have access to a pathway of tournaments that can prepare them for innumerable college programs. And, children are exposed to the compelling nature of the sport through city parks, schools and tennis clubs.

USTA Southern California serves all of these diverse constituencies by providing resources and programming, supporting our players, and celebrating the tennis lifestyle that is uniquely part of SoCal culture.

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