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,

Tory Bailey Earns Second-Team All-Conference Honors at Howard University

By Karen Ronney The SCTA Foundation congratulates Tory Bailey for receiving Second-Team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic (MEAC) Conference honors for his freshman season at Howard University. Bailey, a Los Angeles native, is a former scholarship recipient from the SCTA Foundation and a proven winner on and off the tennis court. Photo credit: Howard University “We

Congratulations to the Spring Kramer Future Champions Scholarship Grant Recipients

By Karen Ronney The SCTA Foundation is pleased to announce the spring 2022 Kramer Future Champions Scholarship Grant recipients. Congratulations to 15 promising juniors between the ages of 8 and 18 from Southern California, who aspire to play high level or national juniors, collegiate and/or professional tennis. This impressive group shows significant promise on and

The SCTA Foundation Welcomes Former USTA CEO and Tennis Professional Katrina Adams to Speak April 24 at Carson

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Southern California Tennis Association Foundation and USTA Southern California, along with the American Tennis Association (ATA), are pleased to welcome former USTA President and CEO Katrina Adams to celebrate the release of her recent book, “Own the Arena: Getting Ahead, Making a Difference, and Succeeding as the Only One.” Ms.

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

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