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JUNE 14, 2024 – OC Women Dominate, Beach Cities and SD Men Take Titles During 40 & Over League Sectionals
MAY 23, 2024 – Women of SFV and LA Triumph, Men of SGV Sweep at 40 & Over League Sectionals
MAY 17, 2024 – Wayne West Presented with Adult League Captain of the Month Honors
MAY 14, 2024 – Peter Smith and Bill Moss Among Americans to Take Home 2024 Van Cramm Cup Title
MAY 3, 2024 – 2024 NTRP National Championships Conclude with Doubles Competition
APRIL 25, 2024 – Mixed 18 & Over Sectionals Kickstarts 2024 Adult Sectionals Season
APRIL 12, 2024 – NTRP National Championships starting off strong for #TeamSoCal
APRIL 10, 2024 – Maurice Kogon Presented with Adult League Captain of the Month Honors
MARCH 29, 2024 – U.S. Brings Home 15 Titles at the 2024 ITF World Championships
MARCH 20, 2024 – Bernie F. Cabiles named Adult League Captain of the Month
FEBRUARY 14, 2024 – All in the Game of Love: Norma and Richard Iskenderian
DECEMBER 15, 2023 – San Gabriel Valley and San Diego teams shine at Tri-Level Adult Sectionals
DECEMBER 11, 2023 – Medals galore for SoCal: Victories at the Men’s and Women’s Team Intersectional Championships
DECEMBER 5, 2023 – Suzanne Young named November 2023 Adult League Captain of the Month
OCTOBER 10, 2023 – Danielle Sigrist named September 2023 Adult League Captain of the Month
JULY 26, 2023 – David Hoffman named June 2023 Adult League Captain of the Month
JUNE 28, 2023 – Steve Lakowske named May 2023 Adult League Captain of the Month
MAY 2, 2023 – SoCal swings through the 121st Ojai Tournament
APRIL 21, 2023 – For Hollywood writer Fasick, sportsmanship all part of the game
MARCH 23, 2023 – Andrea Crum named February 2023 Adult League Captain of the Month
FEBRUARY 21, 2023 – Rene Carmichael named January 2023 Adult League Captain of the Month
FEBRUARY 13, 2023 – Cook & Love Love Tennis spread love one ace after another
JANUARY 19, 2023 – This Is… Anaheim’s Jaycee Estefani

JUNIOR TENNIS NEWS

JULY 17, 2024 – SoCal Stars Dominate the USTA National Clay Courts: A Week of Triumphs and Titles
JULY 11, 2024 – SoCal Juniors Have Another Successful Month, Claiming Hardware Around the Country
JULY 2, 2024 – Taremeredzwa Mariga Presented with Junior Tournament Director of the Month Honors
MAY 31, 2024 – Celebrating Junior Team Tennis Most Valuable Providers in Southern California
MAY 26, 2024 – Juniors Capture Hardware at May 2024 USTA National L2 Tournaments
MAY 17, 2024 – Nico Riego de Dios Named Junior Tournament Director of the Month
MAY 13, 2024 – La Quinta’s Charlie Cooper Crowned Champion with American Junior Wheelchair Team
MAY 10, 2024 – Former College Coach Dianne Matias Loves Helping Young Juniors Find Their Path
MAY 8, 2024 – SoCal Success at May 2024 L3 Junior Tournaments
MAY 3, 2024 – SoCal Looks to Defend Maze Cup in Annual SoCal vs. NorCal Battle
MAY 2, 2024 – Junior Billie Jean King and Davis Cup Teams Qualify for the 2024 Finals
APRIL 19, 2024 – SoCal Success at April 2024 Junior L3 Tournaments
APRIL 17, 2024 – Nurturing Sportsmanship in Kids: Going Beyond the Game
APRIL 10, 2024 – Rhenn Ramirez Named Junior Tournament Director of the Month
APRIL 5, 2024 – Easter Bowl 2024: Rancho Palos Verdes’ Andy Johnson has clean sweep
MARCH 22, 2024 – FILA Easter Bowl Starts Saturday at Indian Wells Tennis Garden
MARCH 21, 2024 – Cherise Dadian Meoli Named Junior Tournament Director of the Month
FEBRUARY 22, 2024 – Buddy Turl named January 2024 Tournament Director of the Month
NOVEMBER 28, 2023 – Final 8: A weekend-long battle between the top junior talent in Southern California
NOVEMBER 16, 2023 – This Is… Whittier’s Gwyneth Britton
NOVEMBER 15, 2023 – Cecil Mamiit named October 2023 Tournament Director of the Month
NOVEMBER 7, 2023 – 121st Annual Jim Hillman Junior Doubles Championships Recap
OCTOBER 17, 2023 – Chris Dudeck named September 2023 Junior Tournament Director of the Month
OCTOBER 3, 2023 – Cayden Mathews and Jeselle Ante win 2023 USTA Foundation NJTL Essay Contest
SEPTEMBER 12, 2023 – David Goodman named August 2023 Junior Tournament Director of the Month
SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 – Breaking Barriers: USTA Billie Jean King Nationals highlights show to air on Tennis Channel
AUGUST 6, 2023 – Danny Echt named July 2023 Junior Tournament Director of the Month
JULY 9, 2023 – Steve Bickham named June 2023 Junior Tournament Director of the Month
JULY 7, 2023 – Sportsmanship 52: Alyssa Ahn and the mentality of a champion
JUNE 30, 2023 – Sportsmanship 52: Katherine Hui an exemplary figure of sportsmanship and success
JUNE 16, 2023 – Eric Barnard named May 2023 Junior Tournament Director of the Month
JUNE 15, 2023 – Mika Ikemori looks to the future after a stellar SoCal junior career
JUNE 13, 2023 – Shaya Jovanovic remains focused on getting better ahead of Junior Sectionals title defense
MAY 25, 2023 – John Lee named April 2023 Junior Tournament Director of the Month
MAY 2, 2023 – SoCal swings through the 121st Ojai Tournament
APRIL 21, 2023 – SoCal’s search to defend the Maze Cup title in the 48th annual SoCal vs. NorCal battle
FEBRUARY 17, 2023 – This Is… Newport Coast’s Ryan Honary
FEBRUARY 1, 2023 – National Signing Day 2023: SoCal juniors are college-bound!
JANUARY 26, 2023 – Frank Giampaolo releases new book aimed at tennis parents
JANUARY 19, 2023 – Mater Dei High School girl’s tennis team wins first CIF state championship
DECEMBER 13, 2022 – This Is… Irvine’s Champion & Winner Okey

COMMUNITY TENNIS NEWS

JULY 16, 2024 – Allie Glover Serves as Inspiration to Those Facing Life-Altering Disease
JULY 11, 2024 – Legendary Coach Robert Lansdorp Honored By Former Players
JUNE 13, 2024 – USTA Senior Hall of Famer Phyllis Adler Lived Full Life Always Competing
MAY 22, 2024 – Animation Technologist Carol Choy Experiencing a Whole New World As Tennis Official
MAY 22, 2024 – Former Wimbledon Champion Kimberly Po Understands Importance of AAPI Month
MAY 17, 2024 – What Parents Should Know About Tennis: Why Children Should Pick Up a Racquet
MAY 15, 2024 – How to Defeat Your Negative Thoughts Before and During a Match
MAY 15, 2024 – International Family Day: The Ton Family’s Bond Through Tennis and Officiating
MAY 9, 2024 – Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Groundbreaking for Lulu’s Place Sponsored by USTA
MAY 6, 2024 – Six Things You Can Do to Be More Mentally Tough
MAY 3, 2024 – USTA Foundation Joins with Stan Smith to Surprise L.A. Youth Ahead of “Who Is Stan Smith?” Premiere
MAY 2, 2024 – Southern California Named Top USTA Section for Tennis Participation
MAY 1, 2024 – Tennis Is a Lifetime Sport That Keeps You Happy, Healthy, and Connected
APRIL 17, 2024 – Charlie Pasarell Receives NJTL Founders’ Service Award
FEBRUARY 21, 2024 – Honored to Serve: Service Award winners lauded for giving back to tennis
FEBRUARY 20, 2024 – Damu Bobb and Gabrielle Clark have shared similar roads in tennis
FEBRUARY 6, 2024 – Brendan Harden has big dreams for his future in tennis
JANUARY 5, 2024 – This Is… Templeton Tennis Ranch’s Ralph Goehring
NOVEMBER 28, 2023 – Southland tennis stars to join First Break Academy’s annual LA Tennis Bash on December 9
NOVEMBER 9, 2023 – Seeking More Tennis Officials: Do you have what it takes?
OCTOBER 6, 2023 – Angel Lopez continues to share his deep passion for tennis with the Hispanic community
OCTOBER 3, 2023 – Cayden Mathews and Jeselle Ante win 2023 USTA Foundation NJTL Essay Contest
SEPTEMBER 26, 2023 – Education at the heart of Barajas Foundation
SEPTEMBER 26, 2023 – Fabiana Ibanez’s tennis dreams continue in San Diego County
SEPTEMBER 26, 2023 – Hispanic Heritage Day at Barnes a celebration bringing awareness, new players to the game
SEPTEMBER 22, 2023 – Past USTA President and SoCal tennis star Franklin Johnson passes away
SEPTEMBER 20, 2023 – Nam Jack, Executive Board member and passionate advocate, remembered for life of service
SEPTEMBER 13, 2023 – Don Bly enjoying life playing, teaching at Don Bly Tennis Complex
SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 – Southern Californians to participate in US Open celebration of Latin culture and history
SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 – Three Southern California facilities receive 2023 USTA Outstanding Facility Award
AUGUST 29, 2023 – Deep love of tennis follows Jason Collins wherever he goes
JULY 26, 2023 – Women & Girls Who Ace: SoCal summit aims to support growth of female coaching in tennis
JULY 26, 2023 – Karen Ronney working to develop the next gen of female leaders in tennis
JULY 9, 2023 – Jami Yonekura-Jones honored with Women & Girls Who Ace Award
JUNE 19, 2023 – Juneteenth celebration at 40 Love Foundation in Inglewood a huge success
JUNE 19, 2023 – In Memoriam: Dee Henry’s life was all about serving
MAY 31, 2023 – Dave Higaki is a natural, lifelong fit for new USTA Foundation job
MAY 25, 2023 – In Memoriam: John Kosakowski remembered as loving tennis family man
MAY 25, 2023 – Q&A: Noa Family takes pride in celebrating their Samoan heritage
MAY 19, 2023 – Harvard-Westlake partners with USTA SoCal to bring community tennis programming to the River Park
MAY 14, 2023 – Mother’s Day Q&A with South Bay Tennis Center’s Courtney Hance
MAY 11, 2023 – Cynthia’s Journey: How Relay for Life empowers survivors to fight cancer and empower others
MAY 8, 2023 – Ready to add some serious years to your life? Tennis can add 10!
MAY 2, 2023 – Tennis is goooood for your mental health
MARCH 31, 2023 – Billie Jean King nominated for the Congressional Gold Medal
MARCH 22, 2023 – In Memoriam: The passing of SoCal tennis icon Jim Buck
MARCH 21, 2023 – Win 2023 US Open tickets and help raise money for Ivan Smith
MARCH 8, 2023 – BNP Paribas Open Family Day brings smiles to Indian Wells
MARCH 6, 2023 – Surge in tennis participation led by growth in ethnic diversity
JANUARY 26, 2023 – ACEing Autism look to serve and grow at Claremont
JANUARY 19, 2023 – Tennis popularity continued to surge in 2022

COLLEGE TENNIS NEWS

JULY 11, 2024 – Longtime Azusa Pacific Coach Mark Bohren Named ITA Coach of the Year
MAY 28, 2024 – Coaches’ Brotherly Bond Between Roditi and Bowen Helps Guide TCU to First National Title
MAY 9, 2024 – After 70 Years, The Ojai Says Farewell to the Pac-12 Conference
MAY 3, 2024 – SoCal Teams Gear Up for NCAA Division 1 Tournament, Players Prepare for Individual Championships
APRIL 24, 2024 – SoCal Colleges to Compete in 2024 Conference Championships
FEBRUARY 22, 2024 – Tennis on Campus Sectionals: Hardware returns to San Diego, five teams qualify for Nationals
AUGUST 6, 2023 – Sportsmanship 52: Noah Zamora – A glimpse into the life of a world-class sportsman and competitor
JUNE 19, 2023 – Southern California players well represented on ITA All-American teams
JUNE 8, 2023 – UCLA’s Fangran Tian carries momentum from NCAA singles title into the SoCal Pro Series
MAY 24, 2023 – Blando twins show the advantages of playing tennis with family
APRIL 20, 2023 – Cal Poly SLO reflect on magical run at Tennis on Campus National Championship
FEBRUARY 23, 2023 – Claremont Colleges grow Tennis on Campus through inclusivity
FEBRUARY 17, 2023 – Pepperdine seeks a return to Tennis on Campus Nationals in 2023
FEBRUARY 13, 2023 – Sibling duo Siem and Winta Woldeab exemplify the true meaning of sportsmanship
FEBRUARY 1, 2023 – National Signing Day 2023: SoCal juniors are college-bound!
FEBRUARY 1, 2023 – Driscoll reflects on community and the dawn of a promising college career
JANUARY 26, 2023 – This Is… Coronado’s Ryan Seggerman

PRO TENNIS NEWS

JULY 14, 2024 – Learner Tien Wins Fifth Straight Pro Title as Match Winning Streak Extends to 25 at Final Pro Series Event
JULY 13, 2024 – ITF Pro Tour Veteran Tori Kinard Advances to Semifinals at SoCal Pro Series Event in Lakewood
JULY 11, 2024 – Learner Tien Extends Winning Streak to 21 Matches at Final SoCal Pro Series Event in Lakewood
JULY 7, 2024 – Govind Nanda Outlasts Stefan Dostanic in All-SoCal Men’s Singles Final at SoCal Pro Series in Lakewood
JULY 6, 2024 – Brandy Walker Keeps Pro Tennis Dreams Alive Playing in Sixth Consecutive SoCal Pro Series Event
JULY 4, 2024 – Stefan Dostanic Makes Winning Return at Lakewood SoCal Pro Series Event Following Injuries
JUNE 30, 2024 – Sahaja Yamalapalli and Patrick Maloney Capture Singles Titles at Jack Kramer Club SoCal Pro Series Event
JUNE 29, 2024 – There’s No Place Like SoCal for Iowa’s Victoria Flores Who Advances to Semifinals at SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 29, 2024 – Ryan Seggerman and Patrik Trhac Break into ATP Top 100 Doubles Ranks After Less Than a Year on the Pro Tour
JUNE 27, 2024 – Future, Present and Former UCLA Bruins Fill Up Draws at Jack Kramer Club SoCal Pro Series Event
JUNE 24, 2024 – Tien Nets Third Singles Crown and Pareja Wins First Pro Title, Becoming Youngest SoCal Pro Series Champion
JUNE 22, 2024 – Carlsbad’s Pareja Continues Upward Ascent Into First SoCal Pro Series Singles Semifinal
JUNE 20, 2024 – Irvine’s Learner Tien Makes Winning Return, Setting Stage for Thursday Battle of SoCal Pro Series Champs
JUNE 20, 2024 – Branstine Wins Biggest Pro Title of Her Career After NCAA Title Exploits
JUNE 17, 2024 – USD Ace Oliver Tarvet Wins SoCal Pro Series Singles Title on His Home Courts
JUNE 15, 2024 – San Diego Teen Alyssa Ahn Makes Surprising First Run Into SoCal Pro Series Singles Semifinals at USD
JUNE 13, 2024 – Rancho Santa Fe’s Jacob Brumm Opens SoCal Pro Series Title Defense at USD With First Round Win
JUNE 10, 2024 – High Schoolers Lexi Wolf and Tyler Lee Punch Tickets into SoCal Pro Series’ Main Draw at USD Pre-Qualifier
JUNE 10, 2024 – Learner Tien Edges Alafia Ayeni to Win Second Straight SoCal Pro Series Singles Title in San Diego
JUNE 8, 2024 – Past Pepperdine Star Carolyn Campana Campaigning for SoCal Pro Series Double This Weekend in San Diego
JUNE 6, 2024 – San Diego’s Alafia Ayeni Serves Up First Round Win for SoCal Pro Series’ Week #2 at Barnes Tennis Center
JUNE 5, 2024 – Sebastian Gorzny Goes from Clinching NCAA Title to the SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 3, 2024 – Irvine’s Learner Tien Overcomes Torrance’s Karue Sell to Complete SoCal Pro Series Singles and Doubles Sweep
MAY 31, 2024 – Zamora Defeats Ayeni in All-San Diego Showdown, Reaches First SoCal Pro Series Quarterfinal
MAY 29, 2024 – Begin Your Professional Journey on Home Soil Within the SoCal Open Tour
MAY 23, 2024 – Learner Tien and Haley Giavara Secure Top Seeds at Opening SoCal Pro Series Event
MAY 3, 2024 – Ena Shibahara: Where Are They Now?
APRIL 2, 2024 – SoCal Pro Series returns for third consecutive year in San Diego and Los Angeles Counties
MARCH 22, 2024 – SoCal Talent Heads Home: Players Represented at San Diego Open and BNP Paribas Open
FEBRUARY 28, 2024 – First-timer at Indian Wells, Giavara excited for BNP Paribas Open
JANUARY 28, 2024 – Southern California Open: Blaise Bicknell defeats Zach Svajda for maiden ATP Challenger Tour title
JANUARY 28, 2024 – Southern California Open: Svajda to face Bicknell in final, Seggerman-Trhac win two tiles in a row
JANUARY 23, 2024 – Southern California Open: Daily updates from the second week of play
JANUARY 22, 2024 – Southern California Open: Krueger takes singles crown, Seggerman-Trhac win doubles in Indian Wells
JANUARY 20, 2024 – Southern California Open: Daily updates from the first week of play
JANUARY 14, 2024 – Keegan Smith’s full circle journey to the Southern California Open
JANUARY 13, 2024 – Catch ATP Tour’s hottest doubles pairing Seggerman-Trhac at Southern California Open
JANUARY 12, 2024 – Southern California Open ATP Challenger 50 events kick-off Sunday
JANUARY 5, 2024 – Pro tennis kicks off 2024 with ITF Women’s 35 in Arcadia
NOVEMBER 21, 2023 – Southern California Open ATP Challenger 50 tournaments coming to Indian Wells in January
AUGUST 22, 2023 – Alex Michelsen leads a talented group of SoCal wild cards into the US Open
JULY 16, 2023 – Stefan Dostanic dramatically clinches Race to Indian Wells qualifying wild card into BNP Paribas Open
JULY 13, 2023 – Kate Fakih outlasts Megan McCray in first round at final SoCal Pro Series stop in Lakewood
JULY 10, 2023 – Hanna Chang, Andre Ilagan win SoCal Pro Series titles in Lakewood
JULY 8, 2023 – Stefan Dostanic joins Hanna Chang, Eryn Cayetano in Lakewood SoCal Pro Series semifinals
JULY 6, 2023 – Learner Tien knocked out, Patsy Daughters picks up first WTA point in Lakewood
JULY 3, 2023 – Learner Tien, Haley Giavara both win singles and doubles titles at SoCal Pro Series in Irvine
JULY 1, 2023 – Hui, Cayetano win three-setters to advance to semifinals at Racquet Club of Irvine
JUNE 29, 2023 – Four Irvine players feeling right at home in SoCal Pro Series at Racquet Club of Irvine
JUNE 26, 2023 – Omni Kumar and Fangran Tian take SoCal Pro Series singles titles at Jack Kramer Club
JUNE 24, 2023 – Three UCLA women’s players advance to singles semifinals at SoCal Pro Seres in Los Angeles
JUNE 21, 2023 – Teenager Thea Frodin claims first WTA singles point at SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 19, 2023 – Sara Daavettila claims SoCal Pro Series double in San Diego, shares doubles title with Katherine Hui
JUNE 17, 2023 – Kate Fakih, Warren Wood claim first ITF singles semifinal berths at SoCal Pro Series in San Diego
JUNE 15, 2023 – Former UCLA teammates Kimmi Hance and Taylor Johnson face off in singles at SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 12, 2023 – Rancho Santa Fe’s Jacob Brumm wins first ITF singles title at SoCal Pro Series in San Diego
JUNE 10, 2023 – Keegan Smith, Jacob Brumm into SoCal Pro Series semifinals in San Diego
JUNE 9, 2023 – San Diegans keep winning on San Diego swing of SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 8, 2023 – San Diego’s Katherine Hui continues steady rise at the SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 8, 2023 – UCLA’s Fangran Tian carries momentum from NCAA singles title into the SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 7, 2023 – SoCal Pro Series resumes this week at the University of San Diego
JUNE 5, 2023 – Oceanside’s Megan McCray wins first ITF title at SoCal Pro Series in Rancho Santa Fe
JUNE 3, 2023 – San Diegans answering the bell as SoCal Pro Series rings in its first championship weekend
JUNE 2, 2023 – Fangran Tian takes down top seed, James Blake out of doubles at SoCal Pro Series
JUNE 1, 2023 – James Blake marks return to pro tennis with doubles win at SoCal Pro Series in Rancho Santa Fe
MAY 23, 2023 – Kent Hunter ready to give pro tour a try at SoCal Pro Series
MAY 23, 2023 – James Blake to play first tournament in ten years at SoCal Pro Series in Rancho Santa Fe
MAY 1, 2023 – SoCal Pro Series returns this spring with seven ITF World Tour tournaments
APRIL 3, 2023 – Trey Van Buskirk: Making dreams a reality with the SoCal Pro Series
MARCH 29, 2023 – SoCal Pro Series is back for the summer of 2023!
JANUARY 10, 2023 – Arthur Fery, Jamie Loeb win SoCal Pro Series titles in Malibu