The SCTA Foundation’s Q &A Meet the Pro Madison Keys at the San Diego Open WTA 500

By Karen Ronney As a small child, American tennis pro Madison Keys was inspired to learn the sport by watching it on television. As a top-ranked junior en route to the pros, she played on many surfaces and her favorite is hard court. Her favorite food is tacos and her favorite singer is Beyonce. Her

Giving Just Got Easier with the Amazon Smile Progam

By Karen Ronney It all starts with a smile. Every time you shop at Amazon for all of your needs, you can have an impact and help the Southern California Tennis Association Foundation make tennis an equal opportunity sport. We have partnered with Amazon’s program called AmazonSmile, a community outreach fundraising campaign that donates 0.5%

Registration Still Open for the 11th Annual Tennis Seminar on Sunday, July 31

By Karen Ronney It’s a power packed line up at the 11th Annual Tennis Seminar for professional coaches, assistant coaches and parents on Sunday, July 31, from 8am to 5pm at the Marguerite Tennis Pavilion in the City of Mission Viejo. The fee is $75 including lunch and (1) raffle ticket. The conference is hosted

The Fun Keeps Rolling at the 1st Annual Up-Down Wheelchair Fundraiser

By Karen Ronney Landon Sachs found tennis at the perfect time in his life. The senior from JSerra Catholic High School was looking for a new hobby and tennis was the perfect answer. He picked up a racket in January and quickly made the junior varsity team. There was one caveat, however, Landon plays tennis

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

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,

Register Now For a Tennis Paradise Experience to Play and Lunch with the Pros and Have a BNP Paribas Adventure

By Karen Ronney Calling all SCTA Foundation tennis fans to register now for a Tennis Paradise Experience to Play With The Pros and then Watch the Pros at the BNP Paribas on Sunday, March 13, for an incredible tennis adventure. This SCTA Foundation sponsored event will be a once in a lifetime opportunity and proceeds

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

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