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  • Adaptive
  • 09|20
PRATT: Retired or Not, Wheelchair Tennis Still a Priority for Dee Henry
All it took was one call, and Dee Henry immediately knew.  The caller wanted to know how she could try wheelchair tennis, and Henry had to smile, knowing the recently televised US Open Wheelchair …

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  • Junior
  • 09|20
This is... Valley Glen's Kai Beeler
Kai Beeler has a reputation. If you’ve been around USTA SoCal junior competitive tournaments, you’ve likely heard the name. The 7th grader from Valley Glen is climbing the junior tennis ladder,…

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  • tennis
  • 09|20
QUICK POINTS with Ernesto Escobedo
Haga clic aquí para leer esta historia en español West Covina's Ernesto Escobedo has played on the big stage since turning pro in 2014 as a teenager. A year later, "Neto" was ranked insid…

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  • College
  • 09|20
PRATT: US Open Proves College Tennis is Viable Route to Pro Success
Long before Kevin Anderson, Steve Johnson and John Isner were considered the poster-boys of playing college tennis, and then having that experience translate over to success on the professional circui…

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Jennifer Brady
  • College
  • 09|20
US OPEN: Former Bruin Brady Reaching New Heights
There’s a long list of future stars who’ve come on the tennis scene with reckless abandon, charging up the world rankings with the ‘next great star’ moniker firmly attached. Only then, the res…

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Junior News

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Bonita’s Midori Castillo Has Her Eyes Set on Greatness

Is stature overrated? For Midori Castillo, it’s a non-issue – and sometimes, a benefit. Undoubtedly,…

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Bonita’s Midori Castillo Has Her Eyes Set on Greatness

Is stature overrated? For Midori Castillo, it’s a non-issue – and sometimes, a benefit. Undoubtedly,…

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This is… Valley Glen’s Kai Beeler

Kai Beeler has a reputation. If you’ve been around USTA SoCal junior competitive tournaments, you’ve…

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UPDATE 9/11: Junior Tournaments Postponed Due To Air Quality

Announcement for Junior Tournament Players, Families and Coaches Due to heightened concern over exceedingly…

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Juniors: Final 8 Qualifiers and More Back on SoCal Calendar

Junior competitors in Southern California are excited to see a selection of Junior tournaments returning…

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USTA suspends Fall Junior Team Tennis season

The USTA Junior Team Tennis Fall season has been suspended, the Section announced today. The decision…

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Adult News

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FLEX Finale Closes Summer Calendar; Fall Registration Now Open

The summer’s first round of FLEX tournaments have concluded, marking the first time since early in…

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FLEX Finale Closes Summer Calendar; Fall Registration Now Open

The summer’s first round of FLEX tournaments have concluded, marking the first time since early in…

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USTA SoCal FLEX Tournaments – Register now for Fall events!

USTA SoCal FLEX tournaments are on the Fall calendar with some convenient and competitive events all…

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This Is… Los Angeles’ Greg Bogie

When it comes to USTA tennis in Southern California, Greg Bogie has run the gamut. Over the years,…

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QUICK POINTS with Liz Louis

Liz Louis is a USTA Adult Leagues competitor and team captain, which means she's as vital on the court…

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PRATT: Tandem Keeps An Eye on LA’s League Scene

USTA Southern California Co-Area League Coordinators for the Los Angeles area, Debbie Halim and Michelle…

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Community News

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VOGUE: Clijsters’ New Threads Worth A Look at Open

Excerpt from "Tennis Champion Kim Clijsters Will Wear This Black Woman–Owned Label for Her Return to…

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VOGUE: Clijsters’ New Threads Worth A Look at Open

Excerpt from "Tennis Champion Kim Clijsters Will Wear This Black Woman–Owned Label for Her Return to…

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This Is… Pasadena’s Esther Hendershott

Somewhere out there is the next great tennis phenom, the next young girl or boy to grow up in Southern…

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Ryan Redondo Comes Home to San Diego

Ryan Redondo is back on familiar – and familial – ground. The newly appointed general manager…

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QUICK POINTS with Mike Bennett at Burbank Tennis Center

It's been a long road to the corner office for Mike Bennett, who manages Burbank Tennis Center (BTC)…

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USTA Facility Recovery Grants offer support across SoCal, nation

In response to the current pandemic and its impact on the business community, the USTA has endeavored…

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College News

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PRATT: US Open Proves College Tennis is Viable Route to Pro Success

Long before Kevin Anderson, Steve Johnson and John Isner were considered the poster-boys of playing college…

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PRATT: US Open Proves College Tennis is Viable Route to Pro Success

Long before Kevin Anderson, Steve Johnson and John Isner were considered the poster-boys of playing college…

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US OPEN: Former Bruin Brady Reaching New Heights

There’s a long list of future stars who’ve come on the tennis scene with reckless abandon, charging…

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This Is… Bakersfield’s Eddie Corley

The CSU Bakersfield tennis program was discontinued in 2012, but that didn’t deter an upstart group…

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PRATT: Who’s Who of College Tennis Pay Tribute to Glenn Bassett

Glenn Bassett passed away last week at the age of 93 at his home in Laguna Hills. A former standout junior…

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Failla Wins All-SoCal Finale at ITA/UTR Summer Championships

A Wave crashed into College Station this weekend at the ITA/UTR National Summer Championships. Pepperdine’s…

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Adaptive News

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PRATT: Retired or Not, Wheelchair Tennis Still a Priority for Dee Henry

All it took was one call, and Dee Henry immediately knew.  The caller wanted to know how she could…

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PRATT: Retired or Not, Wheelchair Tennis Still a Priority for Dee Henry

All it took was one call, and Dee Henry immediately knew.  The caller wanted to know how she could…

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The Greatest Rivalry in Tennis is… Not Who You Think

Tennis has its share of storied rivalries, some fierce and others gentlemanly. Jimmy Connors and John…

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Tennis News

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QUICK POINTS with Ernesto Escobedo

Haga clic aquí para leer esta historia en español West Covina's Ernesto Escobedo has played…

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QUICK POINTS with Ernesto Escobedo

Haga clic aquí para leer esta historia en español West Covina's Ernesto Escobedo has played…

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Puntos Rápidos con Ernesto Escobedo

Ernesto Escobedo de West Covina ha jugado en el gran escenario desde que se convirtió en profesional…

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US OPEN PREVIEW: #TeamSoCal Ready to Open Wheelchair Competition

The draws for 2020 US Open Wheelchair Tennis have been announced, with play set to begin on Thursday.…

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US OPEN BLOG: Thiem vs. Zverev Will Produce First-Time Slam Champion

Sunday, September 13 It's been one heck of a wild ride at the US Open this year. Instead of culminating…

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Peter Smith: COVID Tests, Microchips, and Three Weeks in a Bubble

Former USC men’s tennis coach and current Jack Kramer Club GM Peter Smith recently spent three weeks…

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