Newport Beach residents Garrett Kurtz, Max Pham, Lynda Xepoleas, Mazy Watrous, Meredith Xepoleas and Kate Knight are participating in the United States Tennis Assn. National Championships this week across the country, as is Sage Hill School graduate Julia Blakeley.
Each tournament is an USTA Level 1 tournament.
Kurtz and Pham are competing in the boys' 12s in Little Rock, Ark.
Lynda Xepoleas, Blakeley and Watrous are at the girls' 18s/16s tournament in San Diego, while Meredith Xepoleas and Knight are at the girls' 14s tournament in Peachtree City, Ga.
Kurtz, who will be an eighth grader at Carden Hall and is ranked No. 6 in Southern California in boys' 12s, advanced to the round of 32 at nationals.