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About

Cal Club Tennis is a co-ed, competitive, club tennis team. In the fall, we travel locally and play against other schools in the Bay Area, and in the spring we compete in Cali Cup and Nationals! We are the ten time defending Northern California Sectionals champions and finished second at the last two national championships in 2019 and 2022.

Our 2022-2023 season is underway! We'd like to welcome new members Jodi, Katie, Sophie, Noelle, Tyler, Brandon, Yuki, and Drew to our team. Check back here to follow our tournament schedule and results!

2022-2023 Returning Roster

Kyle Shun
Captain
Bioengineering
Senior
Jaylynn Tan
Captain
Economics
Senior
Francesca Yao
Social Chair
Economics
Senior
Lucas Kim
Social Chair
Data Science & Econ
Junior
Pavan Murugesh
Social Chair
EECS
Junior
Isabella Wu
Social Chair
Computer Science
Junior
Henry Squire
Practice Chair
Chemical Engineering
Graduate Student
Tyler Shih
Practice Chair
Public Health
Junior
Justin Pau
Uniform Chair
Computer Science
Senior
Emma Victor
Uniform Chair
Molecular Environ. Biology
Sophomore
Charlie Smith
Fundraising Chair
Integrative Biology & Music
Sophomore
Alberto Gennaro
Operations Research
Graduate Student
Siddharth Rajupet
Chemical Engineering
Graduate Student
Tiffany Tang
Statistics
Graduate Student
Christian Tanner
Chemistry
Graduate Student
Arina Caliman
Integrative Biology
Senior
Subham Dikhit
Data & Cognitive Science
Senior
Janise Liang
Math & Computer Science
Senior
Julia Marks
Environ. Earth Science
Senior
Jun Nakamine
Computer Science
Senior
Rini Vasan
Computer Science
Senior
Gene Wang
EECS
Senior
Cameron Agapito
Pre-Med and Business
Junior
Ashley Kua
Business & Data Science
Junior
Milad Shafaie
Computer Science
Junior
Arlina Shen
Data Science
Junior
Aleia de Buretel
Society & Environment
Sophomore
Damian de la Loza
Chemical Engineering
Sophomore
Vanessa Kahkesh
Business
Sophomore
Karis Kim
EECS
Sophomore
Jack Swenson
Data Science & Economics
Sophomore
Yuta Yamada
Computer Science
Sophomore
Charlize Yeh
Pro Tennis Player
Sophomore

News

April 2022

Cal Club Tennis finishes 2nd at 2022 Nationals!

From April 7-9, the USTA Tennis on Campus National Championships hosted 64 schools from across the country in the first time the event had been run in 3 years. The Bears competed hard, defeating American, UT Dallas, Utah, Northwestern, Washington, and Florida, before falling to UCLA in the final.

February 2022

Cal Club Tennis wins 2022 Sectionals!

Sectionals in 2022 saw a dominant showing by Cal as the tournament concluded with a Cal Gold vs. Cal Blue final. Thank you to Stanford for hosting! Next up, we'll head to nationals to try for another title. Follow us in April to see how we do!

January 2022

Cal Club Tennis wins the Wildcat Winter Classic!

Four Cal teams went to Arizona to compete in the Wildcat Winter Classic, with Cal C winning the silver bracket and Cal A edging out ASU in the final to take the gold bracket. Cal D fell to Cal A and Cal B narrowly lost to ASU in the semifinals of the gold bracket. Thanks to University of Arizona for organizing such a great event!

Check out past events here!

Fall 2022 Schedule

Invitational @ Stanford University

October 22

Invitational @ UC Berkeley

TBD

Northern California Sectionals @ Stanford University

November 11-13

Frequently Asked Questions

When are tryouts?

Tryouts are held in the fall each year. We do not hold tryouts in the spring.

How many people are allowed on the team?

There is no minimum or maximum number, and it varies from year to year. We take individuals based off of their overall fit with the team as well as talent level, so there are no limitations.

How much time do I have to commit to the team?

Club Tennis is all about putting in as much as you want to get out of it! Many activities are voluntary and flexible. We have practices three times a week on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7-9pm, and Saturdays from 1-3pm. Although these practices aren't mandatory, it is important to know that our captains are constantly evaluating the contributions each individual makes to the team. Also, regional and national tournaments require members to have played a minimum amount of previous tournaments to qualify, so please keep that in mind.

Oh no! I didn't make the team! What now?

Don't worry, there's always next year! Each year we have a huge number of crazy talented people come out, which means our decision is always extremely tough. In the meantime, you should definitely consider joining Cal's intramural tennis club, Berkeley Tennis Association (formerly Tennis at Cal). It's a great group of people for all levels of tennis who just love to play.

Contact Information

Feel free to get in touch with us at californiaclubtennis@gmail.com. Make sure to sign up for our mailing list too!