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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

NorCal Director Frank Haswell Named a Model Coach by CIF

USTA NorCal Board of Directors member Frank Haswell was recently named a 2014-2015 Model Coach Award winner by the California Interscholastic Federation. Read More

Apply Now for USTA NorCal’s Multicultural Tennis Training Camp

Are you a competitive player and want a rigorous tennis camp? Want to take your game to the next level? Then this camp is for YOU! USTA NorCal is offering a multicultural tennis camps at San Jose State University from July 9-12, 2015.This is a co-ed camp. Read More

Blake named USTA Foundation chairman

James Blake, the popular U.S. tennis star and former No. 4 player in the world, takes over as the new chairman of the board of the USTA Foundation, replacing Mary Carillo as the spokesman for the USTA’s national charitable organization. Read More

NorCal’s Ogidi Obi Earns Highest Coaching Certification from PTR

Congratulations to Ogidi Obi, of San Jose, who recently completed the extensive education requirements to earn the Professional Tennis Registry’s (PTR) highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis – Performance. Read More

Forty-four organizations receive USTA Foundation grants, scholarships in 2014

The USTA Foundation awarded $741,500 in grants – both program grants and capacity building grants – to 44 organizations nationwide to complete its 2014 funding cycle. Read More

A Tribute to Satsuki Prokop

Satsuki Prokop passed away on June 9, 2014 after a long battle against cancer. She was an integral part of USTA Northern California and beyond as an amazing and award-winning umpire. She will be missed. The following is a tribute to Satsuki from her friend Jacque Bemis that she used at her memorial at the tournament at her club at Natomas. It gives a great insight into the life of Satsuki and how her life impacted others. Read More

New NorCal Tennis App Makes Connections and Scheduling a Snap

Tennis 360
A brand new app has just been released by Tennis360 Hub — in partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Northern California — which quickly and easily provides players 13 years and older in the Northern California area the ability to connect to other players, search players of similar skill level, request and schedule matches, locate courts, provide valuable player traits and track scores. Read More

Inaugural Orange and Green Sectionals Crowns First-ever Champions

Congratulations to winners and finalists of the first-ever, sanctioned Orange and Green Sectionals that took place the weekend of January 10-11. The Orange Sectionals took place at Fremont Tennis Center, while the Green Sectionals took place at Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex in San Francisco. The weekend was a learning experience for all and both kids and parents walked away happy! The next Sectionals is set to take place later this year. Read More

Former Northwestern tennis player Katrina Adams rises to top of U.S.T.A.

For Katrina Adams, discovering tennis at all was unexpected. Yet this month, Adams was ushered in as the chairman, chief executive and president of the United States Tennis Association, the country’s governing body in the sport. The 46-year-old, a former Northwestern tennis player, is the youngest to head the organization. She is also the first African-American and first former professional player to hold the position. Read More
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