USTA Billie Jean King Girls' 16s & 18s Nationals

Survival Guide - 2018

Below is the information you'll need now that you have arrived in San Diego and are ready to play.


For both singles and doubles matches, all players are required to wear tennis attire that is consistent with being a participant in a USTA National Championship.The only t-shirt allowed is the official tournamentt-shirt. Compression shorts may ONLY be worn during practice sessions. Players not meeting dress code may be asked to change prior to going on the court


Players looking for hitting professionals or workouts, please contact Rudy Rodriguez (619-203-2138); Tavi Popaluca (e-mail: or call 760-580-2164); Robert Yim (818 468-2672,

    Practice Courts


Racquet stringing is available at the Barnes Tennis Center with Jason Wood and staff. Cost is $20 (cash) for stringing labor. 


Showers are available in the locker room. 


There will be two fully certified trainers at Barnes Tennis Center from one hour before first matches until conclusion of last match. A fully certified trainer will also be at the Balboa and SDSU sites.


You may:
  • Park on residential streets – Saturday and Sunday only
  • Park in lot 10 and lot 10A (across 55th St from courts), after purchasing an hourly parking pass at kiosk near the clubhouse. Please note there are only a few spots in lot 10 and about 20 in lot 10A.
  • WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU… Park in the upper level of Parking Structure 7 (corner of Montezuma and 55th St.) after purchasing an hourly parking pass in the structure. We suggest that you give yourself an extra 10 minutes to find parking, pay at the yellow pay station, and walk across the fields. From the upper level lot you should walk down the steps to the soccer field, continue to the lower field, and walk through to get to the tennis courts. It is an approximate 5 minute walk. Map.

If you are running late, you may drop your player off at the courts and return to the parking structure.

You may not:

  • Park in residential parking Monday and Tuesday
  • Park in lot SP 107(white-lined), handicapped, or faculty/staff spaces (green lined). These designations may be written on the asphalt or on a standing sign.
  • Park in the lot next to the Aquaplex, just past the kiosk near the clubhouse