The USA Young Seniors Teams have been selected. Information is posted here about the ITF Young Seniors World Team and Individual Championships with an emphasis on the results from the USA players and teams.
ITF Information: Super-Seniors World Team Championships Factsheet Super-Seniors World Individual Championships FactsheetSuper-Seniors World Team Championships – Official Hotels Super-Seniors World Individual Championships – Official Hotels For more information from the […]
The 2018 USA Senior Cup Teams have been announced. This page will have links to Cup draws, links to daily blog posts, links to the individual draws once posted, links to photos and more. The Cups take place in Ulm-Neu Ulm Germany August 12-17 and the individual world seniors championships will take place the following week August 18-25 at the same location.
The 2018 Women’s Intersectional Team Event will take place in Phoenix, Arizona November 12-18. (Different age divisions play at different times.) Here is more information from the TD about this […]
Today was all tennis in Bordeaux (as opposed to other days which were 90% tennis). I played Lyn Mortimer from Australia (whom I played in the Essen final). In France, […]
The Bordeaux tournament doesn’t fool around..Lyn Mortimer (Australia) and I are already into the singles final, and afterwards will play doubles together. I played Sylvie from France today. She’s a […]
The 8th Annual Villa Primrose ITF Grade A Seniors Tournament began Monday July 16th.
My third and last tournament on this trip starts tomorrow at the Villa Primrose in Bordeaux. I flew early to Bordeaux from Barcelona on Vueling, a discount Spanish airline. The […]
The Barcelona tournament came to an end yesterday, with finals played in most divisions followed by an awards ceremony. I won my singles over Carmen Chilleda from Madrid and was […]
Kerry Ballard and I won the doubles last night under the lights. It was the day that Isner/Anderson threw off the Wimbledon schedule and people were looking at the live […]
Today was a mellow day. I warmed up, practiced with Heide Orth for an hour at 11:30, iced, stretched, washed clothes in the sink (I am going to hug my […]
I left Düsseldorf Monday afternoon for Barcelona. I took Norwegian Airlines and it was fine full of vacation goers and families. We left a little late but arrived on time […]
On the last day in Essen, I practiced some tennis with Jenny Cerff. After tennis we packed up and loaded the car, then finally decided to walk next door to […]
Today Jenny Cerff and I had a plan (well I had a plan) to go to Düsseldorf, walk the full length of the Konigsallee and then go to the Rhine […]
It was a perfect day for tennis today. It was in the 70s, slightly overcast and calm. Jenny Cerff warmed me up and Lyn Mortimer and I started play around […]
Thursday began with Thunder (donner) and lightning (blitzen) followed by scattered showers The courts got wet at the club but many people worked hard to dry them off, mostly by […]
Today, Wednesday (Mittwoch in German), I played my quarterfinal match against Sabine Robertz, a German player who lives about an hour from the tournament site. She is a quick, steady […]
Today was another warm, sunny day in Essen, and I finally played my first match. I played Eldeltraut Horstmann from Germany, a steady, quick lefty. However, she didn’t take any […]
After a day off , Jenny Cerff and I hit the practice court today for a final tune-up before the tournament. We had a solid practice. It was another warm […]
It was a mellow sunny Sunday in Essen today. The calm before the tournament.
Early practice and a trip to Dusseldorf and the Koningsallee.
Jenny Cerff and I had a good practice this morning at the ETUF club. The weather has been quite nice, with highs in the low 80s and lows in the […]
Quick post before I try to get some jet lagged sleep here… I arrived yesterday into Dusseldorf, Germany (via Frankfurt, from San Diego). My flight was on time to Germany. […]
Au Revoir Mont Tremblant, Bon Jour Montreal. It’s about an hour and a half from Tremblant to Montreal. I passed that time listening to the audio of the women’s final […]
Mt. Tremblant is a very pretty area no matter the weather, with a long narrow lake bordered by tree covered hills. But when the sun shines as it did today […]
Tennis was played today…the predicted rain stayed away and the courts were busy with matches all day. I played another local player, Martine St-Amant and won 60 60. I warmed […]
Tuesday was a travel day, Toronto to Montreal by air then Montreal to Mont Tremblant by car. I landed midday so the traffic wasn’t bad leaving Montreal. Mont Tremblant is […]
Monday was my last day in Toronto. And it was a blast…literally, the wind was blowing about 25 miles an hour or more all day. It was tough sledding on […]
I’m in Toronto this weekend visiting a friend, Erin Boynton and practicing for my first singles tournament in a while, an ITF tournament in Mt. Tremblant, about 90 minutes outside […]
The USTA has added a Category 2 tournament to the national schedule. It will be held June 21-24 at the Field Club of Longmeadow in East Longmeadow, MA. This tournament […]
The National Hard Courts ended for most Saturday, so Jenny Rens Keller and her family (Adam, Ryan, Garrett), Anna & Alan Zimmermann, Deb Higa and I went hiking in Torrey […]
Dori DeVries won a long battle against her friend and doubles partner Roz King to win the gold ball at the USTA National 80 Hard Courts Sunday. She battled back […]