Los Angeles Tennis Center Tennis History and Information
Located on the UCLA campus nestled just west of Pauley Pavilion and south of Drake Stadium is the imposing Los Angeles Tennis Center - home to both UCLA tennis teams. After playing 24 years on the Sunset Canyon Courts, the UCLA men's tennis team moved its matches to LATC in 1985, and the women's team complete LATC its primary home facility in 1997.
Upon moving to LATC, the Bruin men won 48 straight dual matches on their new courts over three seasons before losing to Long Beach State in 1987. The Bruins' 15-year LATC record is 232-15 (.939). The Bruin men had a 53-match home win streak (the longest recorded) at the LATC before a 5-2 loss to USC on April 3, 1991. The Bruins also held a 44 consecutive dual match winning streak before lose to NCAA runner-up Stanford on April 16, 1994.
Angeles metropolitan area, was officially devoted on May 20, 1984, just in time to host the 1984 NCAA Women's Tennis Championships and the 1984 Olympic Games tennis contest. Since then, the LATC has been site of several top collegiate and expert tournaments. The NCAA Women's Tennis Championships came back to the LATC in 1987 and '88, while the NCAA Men's Tennis Championships called the LATC home in 1997.
The LATC features eight lighted, hard-surface courts, a 5,800-permanent seat grandstand approximately the three main courts and a two-level clubhouse. At full capacity, the LATC can house 10,000 spectators. The clubhouse contains locker rooms, coaches' offices and team rooms for both the UCLA men's and women's teams, as well as the office of the Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA).