USTA LEAGUE TENNIS

San Fernando Valley

USTA Leagues are offered in the San Fernando Valley league area year-round for adults. Use this site to learn more about our current and upcoming league offerings. If you have any questions, contact your League Coordinator.

Kenji Thielstrom
323-793-6264
sanfernandovalleyleagues@scta.usta.com

LATEST NEWS

Welcome to USTA Southern California Adult Leagues in San Fernando Valley! This is your new home for all current information related to league play and events in your area. View this space regularly for the latest news and information from around San Fernando Valley, and scroll down to learn more about USTA Leagues, Rules, and Resources. 

12/14: NOMINATE A CAPTAIN OF THE YEAR
Has your team leader gone above and beyond in 2021? Would you like to recognize another League captain who you feel is deserving? Make your Area League Captain of the Year nomination today!

12/16: SUPPLEMENTS NOW ONLINE
Supplements for multiple age groups now available. Scroll down to view the current documents. 

LATEST NEWS

Welcome to USTA Southern California Adult Leagues in San Fernando Valley! This is your new home for all current information related to league play and events in your area. View this space regularly for the latest news and information from around San Fernando Valley, and scroll down to learn more about USTA Leagues, Rules, and Resources. 

12/14: NOMINATE A CAPTAIN OF THE YEAR
Has your team leader gone above and beyond in 2021? Would you like to recognize another League captain who you feel is deserving? Make your Area League Captain of the Year nomination today!

12/16: SUPPLEMENTS NOW ONLINE
Supplements for multiple age groups now available. Scroll down to view the current documents. 

USTA Leagues: San Fernando Valley

A current USTA membership (approx. $45) and a rating are required for most USTA League activity in San Fernando Valley. League fees are $30 unless otherwise noted, while the fee for a team captain is only pay $3. Most leagues are played on the weekends, but weekday leagues may also be offered. If you are interested in a league below, please contact your Area League Coordinator (listed above) and we will work to find you a team.

  • Season usually runs from April through June
  • 1-2 singles matches and 2-3 doubles matches offered depending on the team level
  • Levels offered: 2.5 – 5.0+ (two players may be rated 5.5 on 5.0+ teams)
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must be 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals.
  • Season usually runs from January through March
  • 3 mixed doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play together on teams
  • Players must be 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals.
  • Season usually runs from January through March
  • 1 singles and 3 doubles matches
  • NTRP levels 3.0-5.0
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must turn at least 40 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals.
  • Season usually runs from July through August
  • 3 mixed doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play together on teams
  • Players must turn at least 40 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals
  • Season start is contingent on court availability. Season runs through August
  • 3 doubles matches
  • NTRP combo levels 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (two 3.5 players or a 3.0 & 4.0 player would play together on a 7.0 team)
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players turn at least 55 years old during the calendar year to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to Nationals.
  • Season generally runs from July through October
  • 3 doubles matches at different NTRP levels
  • 3 flights – NTRP 4.5/4.0/3.5, NTRP 4.0/3.5/3.0, or NTRP 5.0/4.5/4.0
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals; Sectional winners advance to an Invitational
  • Season usually runs from September through mid December
  • 3 doubles matches
  • NTRP levels 2.5-4.5, Open
  • Men and women play on separate teams
  • Players must 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league winners advance to Sectionals.
  • Season usually runs from July through October
  • 3 mixed doubles matches at different NTRP levels
  • 3 flights – NTRP 4.0/3.5/3.0, 4.5/4.0/3.5, or 5.0/4.5/4.0
  • Men and women play together
  • Players must 18 to be eligible
  • Best of 3 sets with 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of third set
  • Local league only, but postseason play may be available

Area Rules

Team captains and players are responsible for understanding the rules that govern our leagues. Each local league area has a set of rules for league play, however USTA League is largely built on the National and Sectional regulations. You can find all of that information here.

Captain Resources

Captains are a very important part of the USTA League program. Leading a league team is undoubtedly a lot of work, but we hope it’s also a rewarding commitment that serves both your team and tennis as a whole. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a veteran captain, we are here to help you lead your teams to victory on and off the court!

Area Recognition

USTA Southern California appreciates and honors those who go above and beyound to make our Leagues the best in the nation! Consider nominating a fellow League player for one of our Player Recognition awards!

Sportsmanship Awards

It’s time to recognize players and captains who demonstrate good sportsmanship before, during, and after matches. Please take a moment and nominate somebody for your area’s Sportsmanship Award. All nominees wil be acknowledged and congratulated on this site. Each season, a winner will be selected from among the nominees, and that person will receive a gift of appreciation from USTA Southern California! Visit the nomination page

League Captain of the Year

USTA Southern California understands the value in recognizing and honoring our outstanding USTA League Captains. Without captains, we would have no leagues! The Captain of the Year program honors exceptional captains from each of our 13 league areas. Then, from that pool of award winners, the Section selects an overarching USTA Southern California Captain of the Year. All honorees are celebrated at an annual USTA SoCal banquet. Visit the nomination page