SoCal Pro Circuit ITF Successfully Kicks Off at Rancho Sante Fe Open

Before embarking on his professional career in earnest on Tuesday at the Rancho Santa Fe Open, the inaugural $15,000 Futures event on the SoCal Pro Circuit, August Holmgren acknowledged one of the most important mental and emotional adjustments he would have to make is learning to cope with the concept of dealing with defeat. One

Tennis Fest San Diego Returns to Balboa Tennis Club on May 15

By Karen Ronney Tennis Fest is back for players of all ages and stages, families, fans, pros and enthusiasts from Noon to 4pm on Sunday, May 15 at Balboa Tennis Club in San Diego. The annual event is presented by the San Diego District Tennis Association and co-sponsored by the SCTA Foundation, USTA So Cal,

What Black History Month Means to….Frances Simpson Lang

Frances Simpson-Lang saw an opportunity to grow the game of tennis in her community, but instead of waiting for others to fill the gaps, Frances took the reins and helped guide Mountain View Sports & Racquet Association (MVSRA) to become one of the prolific and diverse destinations for tennis in Southern California. In the past twenty years,

Mountain View Sports & Recreation Celebrates Its Light Up a Life Project with New LED Lights

By Karen Ronney The Mountain View Sports & Racquet Club recently completed its LED court lighting project and the SCTA Foundation was proud to help support this community effort. The seven court facility located at Martin Luther King Jr. Park is home to the MVSRC, which serves a diverse population in South San Diego. The

The SCTA Foundation Celebrates Tennis on Presidents’ Day

By Karen Ronney Tennis has been a presidential sport for more than a century. It has been used for entertainment, fundraising, health and pleasure. In 1902, a court was created on the White House lawn thanks to U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. He practiced with his posse of staff members that became known as the

The Schlinger Chrisman Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to the SCTA Foundation

By Karen Ronney SANTA BARBARA, CA – The Southern California Tennis Association Foundation is proud to announce it was recently named the recipient of a $15,000 grant from the Schlinger Chrisman Foundation. This gift will help the SCTA Foundation support its mission of changing lives and communities through tennis and bring the sport to players

Denise Campbell Earns All-Inland Empire Singles Honors

By Karen Ronney Denise Campbell has a passion for tennis that has propelled her to excel on and off the tennis court. The junior from John W. North High School has worked hard in school, sports and life. Her on-court efforts were recently recognized as she was named an All-Inland Empire Second-Team Singles selection for

The San Diego Open ATP 250 Men’s Pro Tournament Inspires and Delights So Cal Tennis Fans

By Karen Ronney There was something for everyone at the San Diego Open ATP 250 this year. It was a historic event that saw the first ever ATP 250 tournament in San Diego. It showcased great tennis by some of the top 50 players in the world as well as up and coming local talent.

The Henry Talbert Summer Tennis Camp Scholarship Grant Brings Joy to Seven So Cal Youth

By Karen Ronney Summer is the season when kids can make great memories by participating in youth tennis camps. It can be half day or full day experiences and fun is the key factor. This year, the SCTA Foundation was proud to offer that opportunity to six players in Southern California through the Henry Talbert

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