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Castro Valley Courts Get a Makeover!

Another community can boast beautiful tennis courts thanks to a grant from USTA Northern California! A $25,000 resurfacing grant has enabled Castro Valley to resurface six courts at Canyon Middle School, a facility that not only is accessible to the school for physical education classes, but allows Suzi Mills with Castro Valley Junior Tennis to work with more than 100 kids, whether they are in a developmental league, a competitive league or a part of Junior Team Tennis. Read More

Vijay Amritag Foundation Charity Gala

Those of us who have been fortunate and successful are driven by this passion to ‘play forward’ and help those in need – in our own back-yards and communities or parts of the globe where simple drinking water cannot be taken for granted. No other group of successful sports figures has demonstrated this more than tennis players – Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, the Williams sisters and so on. Read More

Azteca Mexica New Year Festival

The Azteca Mexica New Year Festival which has held on March 14-15, 2015 is the largest commemoration of its kind in the United States, with more than 10,000 people in attendance. The festival offers cultural events, food, workshops, and children's activities to celebrate the Aztec New Year. Read More

Ten Sectionals Champions Crowned for Combo Doubles League

USTA Northern California has crowned ten new sectional champions for the 2014 Combo Doubles League, held on March 14-15, 2015 at the Copper River Country Club and Sierra Sport & Racquet Club. Congratulations to the following sectional champions. Read More

Curtis Dunn to Represent USA in Young Seniors International Team Play in Turkey

Curtis Dunn (San Francisco) has been selected by the USTA to represent the USA in the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Young Seniors World Team Championships in Antalya, Turkey. This prestigious international team event will be held March 16-21 and will be played on red clay. This event is the senior equivalent of Davis Cup and Fed Cup for players age 35, 40 & 45 and over. Read More

LGBT Documentary Celebrating Acceptance through Tennis Chosen for 18th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) of Northern California is pleased to support “Queens at Court”, a documentary selected to be screened at the 18th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF), taking place March 25-29, 2015. The 20-minute film — scheduled to be shown on Friday, March 27 at 5:00 p.m. at the Sonoma Community Center — follows four unique and diverse LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) tennis players and documents their incredible stories of life... Read More

Harper for Kids Receives Advocacy Award from the Multiethnic Sports Hall of Fame

On Friday, February 6 representatives from the USTA NorCal Diversity & Inclusion Committee attended the Multiethnic Sports Hall of Fame dinner in support of Harper For Kids. The organization received the Advocacy Award for their work in San Francisco. The ceremony took place at the Waterfront Plaza Hotel at Jack London Square in Oakland. Read More

Forging Ahead

It's a rain-soaked winter day, and last year’s US Open sensation CiCi Bellis is pumped. She’s coming off her first four-day rest in at least a year and she’s pummeling forehands and backhands against a pair of former Division I college players. Her mother, seated nearby, barks out occasional instructions. "That’s too flat and low," Lori Bellis says. "More margin." Read More

USTA NorCal Remembers Craig Stephens

Craig W. Stephens, USTA NorCal’s Director of Community Tennis from 1991 – 2007, died peacefully at home on February 14, 2015 following a long illness. He was 72. During his tenure, Craig oversaw the expansion of the community tennis initiative from a single person (himself), to ultimately a staff of 11 tirelessly promoting recreational tennis from Visalia to the Oregon border. Read More

San Jose Tennis Courts Renamed After Local Tennis Legend Don Johnson

On February 24, 2015, the San-Jose City Council unanimously voted in favor of renaming the tennis courts at Backesto Park after local, long-time tennis legend Don Johnson. Don, a member of the USTA Northern California Tennis Hall of Fame, passed away on May 11, 2014. Read More
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