First Service: Barnes Tennis Center is a Gateway to the Sport at Any Level, for Any Age

As a premier tennis facility in San Diego, the Barnes Tennis Center is well known for hosting high-profile junior, collegiate, and USTA tournaments. Operated by the nonprofit Youth Tennis San Diego, the center’s work, however, extends far beyond the high-level tennis on display at its Point Loma campus, putting it at the epicenter of tennis development and even simple recreation for kids throughout San Diego.

Team Bryan Brothers Bests Team Sharapova in Inaugural World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match, 22-13

The weather held on a day that had threatened rain up until the morning of the inaugural World TeamTennis Celebrity All-Star Match at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, where a sold-out crowd was on hand to watch Team Bryan Brothers square off against Team Sharapova. Both teams were stacked with superstars from throughout WTT, including team coaches Mardy Fish of the New York Empire and James Blake, formerly of the San Diego Aviators.

A Tennis Lover’s Oasis: Top Pros Preview Desert Tournament for Fun and Charity

Before triple digit heat scorches its sands, before the droves make a pilgrimage to music festivals that stretch for days on end, and before sun worshippers cluster in sparkling pools and seek respite under countless umbrellas, the Southern California desert oasis emerges from a quiet, mild winter with a crush of tennis lovers who come to see the world’s best men and women clash on the courts at Indian Wells.

The Heart of SoccerCity SD

If there’s a question about the future of sports in San Diego, chances are really good that the SoccerCity SD proposal may be the answer. By now, most San Diegans have heard of the planned live/work/play development in the heart of the city that will rise from the dust that was the former home of the San Diego Chargers — Qualcomm Stadium. The concept was presented in such detail so quickly after the Chargers announced their exit that it was clear a significant amount of groundwork had been laid