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. They play in Miami, Florida October 29-November 3, 2017. November 4-11 the individual world seniors championships will take place, also in Miami.
New application dates are May 15-June 15. It is necessary to reapply for the team.
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 […]
Super Senior Applications Open Feb. 15, 2018 and close April 1, 2018. World Team Championships are to be played Sept 16-21 in Umag, Croatia.
There were four singles finals on Saturday (Roz King claimed the 80s title on Friday). One match stood out though, which was the nearly two and a half hour battle […]
Roz King is peaking at age 80. The San Diegan easily beat a former nemesis, and good friend, Dori DeVries to win the 80 national clay courts and then teamed […]
Frances O’Sullivan upset #4 seeded Pat Purcell in a very very long match today at the National Clay Courts in Naples. This is not the first time the two have […]
On a breezy warm (but not oppressively hot) day in Naples, nearly all the seeds were in action, second round (round of 16 or quarters) matches were played and no […]
I know those of you reading this from northern climes may not sympathize, but heat that sent at least one player to the hospital is nothing to take lightly. Carol […]
Susan Wright and I left Fort Lauderdale today for Naples via I 75, aka “Alligator Alley”. We went a little south then straight west across the Everglades. We made one […]
Fort Lauderdale, FL Susan and I practiced today with Mary Dailey and Vesna McKenna. No eyes were blackened during this practice match. Susan and I warmed up for a while […]
Today, Saturday started off…rather wet. Not the weather…both of my bathrooms decided to leak, the guest bathroom into my neighbor two stories below and the master bathroom into my living […]
Fort Lauderdale, Florida The good news is that Susan Wright and I survived our first practice and practice match on the clay…despite the fact that 30 minutes into Susan’s hit […]
More information can be found here. I will update that page with fact sheets, photos and links to draws as they become available. Updates to team members, if any will […]
To register, click here. Early Bird Registration discount till April 15th. Divisions: • Father-Daughter Doubles • Senior Father-Daughter Doubles (60 and older) • Super Senior Father-Daughter Doubles (70 and older) […]
There are two tournaments going on in the Desert this week:the husband/wife 109/120/140 combined age Grass Court nationals…and that other tournament in Indian Wells, some ATP/WTA event. I picked up […]
Dates for Mother/Daughter , Senior/Super Senior/80+Father/Son Hard have changed (Via USTA); also dates for men’s Clay: M70, 85, 90 Clays will now be October 7-14, 2018 at Pinehurst. Mother/Daughter & […]
(From the USTA Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USTAgoldball/permalink/206846553228461/ Updated dates from ITF: Team: October 21-26 Individuals: October 27-Nov. 3 From the USTA: The ITF has contacted all federations to notify us that […]
From USTA.com (https://www.usta.com/ntrpnationals): For 2018, the USTA is launching a new national adult tournament that leverages the NTRP rating system as a way to create level-based competition at the 18 […]
The first gold ball (Category I USTA Championship) of 2018 is held in Rancho Mirage, California, in conjunction with the Super Category II USTA tournament held there (this year sponsored […]
List of Young Seniors Applicants for Miami, 2018, USTA.
Seniors will play in Ulm/Neu-Ulm Germany in August. Applications are closed, list of applicants is now posted. Teams will be announced on or before April 1, 2018.
The Coral Beach and Tennis Club is hosting a USTA Cat II clay court tournament in Bermuda from April 11th-15th, 2018. The flyer can be found here: bda breeze tennis The […]
Sunday morning I woke up to snow and sleet. I moved hotels and by Regents Park there was a lot of snow and it was slippery. I was happy to […]
SaturdayI had a chance to play at Wimbledon. No, not on the grass which is only open for a few months, (though I did have a chance to watch it […]
Today I took the Eurostar to London. It wasn’t like showing up and hopping on a train in Germany going to say Switzerland. I had to get there early (minimum […]
I had an earlier start today (which means I made it to breakfast before they stopped serving at 10:30..jet lag is real). Fortified by eggs and pain au chocolat, I […]
Today I had a plan to go to the Musee d’Orsay and to find a Christmas market. I took the slow way to the museum, getting off the Metro about […]
I arrived in Paris early Monday after a couple of uneventful flights (the best kind). I took the bus from the airport…in retrospect I’d advise the train, I always forget […]
Hiromi Sasano successfully defended the 40 Hard Court title on a beautiful Saturday at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. She played the tournament despite the misgivings of her […]