Dates, Locations of 2020 World Championships

2020 World Championships The ITF Seniors Committee are very pleased to communicate the following dates and venues for the 2020 World Team & Individual Championships.  2020 Young-Seniors World Championships (35/40/45) […]

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USTA Announces Young Seniors Timeline for Miami Beach: Entries Open April 1, and Close May 1, 2019

The USTA sends teams to the ITF World Team Championships annually. For 2019 the 65/70/75/80/85 are playing in Umag, Croatia. Applications will open March 1, 2019. A link will be […]

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USTA Announces Super Senior (65-85) Timeline for Umag, Croatia: Applications Open March 1, Close April 1

The USTA sends teams to the ITF World Team Championships annually. For 2019 the 65/70/75/80/85 are playing in Umag, Croatia. Applications are now open until April 1. Click here to […]

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USA Senior (50/55/60) Timeline Announced; Applications Are Closed; List of Applicants Now Posted

The USTA sends teams to the ITF World Team Championships annually. For 2019 the 55/60/65 are playing in Lisbon and Estoril, Portugal. The list of players who applied for senior […]

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Miami Regional Championship: Sunday Wrap

Saturday afternoon and Sunday there was still quite a bit of tennis to play in Miami Beach at the ITF Regional Championship. I’m relying on the scores from the website, […]

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Miami Beach RC: Friday Vibes; Works Wins a Saturday Marathon

March 9, 2019 Friday in Miami Beach…is noisy! Bands tuning up, motorcycles racing, rush hour traffic, high season energy. I played Dagmar Sperneder from Austria in the de facto 60s […]

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Miami Beach: North American Regional Tennis Tournament

March 7, 2019 Miami Beach…March…what a nice place to be while the North is freezing and the West is raining! Even though the weather has been variable this week, from […]

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Works, McColskey and Fales Take Singles Titles in Fort Lauderdale

Shelly Works can run….and hit a tennis ball too, she played a smart match and handled the wind very well and beat me in the 55s final in Fort Lauderdale. […]

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Castell/Delfausse Win 75 Doubles in Fort Lauderdale Friday

The final of the 75 doubles and the singles semis were held today at the Fort Lauderdale Cat II/ITF Grade 1. Carolann Castell/Lee Delfausse, seeded 2, upset top seeded Cathie […]

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Fort Lauderdale Grandes Dames; ITF Grade 1; USTA Super Cat 2, Thursday

The second of a series of four “Grandes Dames” Women’s tournaments is going on now in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and finishes Sunday. This year, in addition to USTA members earning […]

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Miami Beach to Host Regional ITF Seniors Tournament March 5-10

For more information on this tournament go to www.itfmia.com. This event is open to all USTA and ITF IPIN holders. Entry is via the USTA tennislink system (click here to […]

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Les Grandes Dames Palm Beach Gardens Cat II/ITF Grade I Finished with a Blast of Air

Fort Lauderdale, FL I’ll start today’s blog by wishing my dad a happy 94th birthday. He’s a tennis player and when I called to wish him a happy birthday he […]

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Kraujina, Klitch, Novack, Weber Win Singles Titles Saturday

Kristin Kraujina of Florida won the 30 singles on a sunny, breezy Saturday. Kraujina lives in a town called Sunny Isles Beach, which sounds awfully pleasant! She won the four […]

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Palm Beach Gardens Friday, Sun & Smashes

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida It was another sunny 70s day in Palm Beach Gardens today, pretty much perfect for tennis. I played Kim Dean, whom I’d not played before. She’s […]

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Les Grandes Dames Palm Beach Gardens: Super Cat II/ITF Grade 1

Happy New Year everyone…the first tournament of the year for me anyway is this week in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. (Venus has a place for sale if you are interested). […]

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USA Category I National Age DivisionTournaments Open in 2019 to All IPIN Members!

The USTA Category I Nationals (see the schedule here: https://seniortennisblog.com/2018/09/25/2019-usta-national-adult-tournament-schedule/) for ages 35-85 men and women, and mixed will have Grade A status in 2019. In addition, 10 other Super […]

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2019 World Championships Dates & Sites (Seniors: Portugal; Super Seniors: Umag; Young Seniors: Miami Beach)

From the ITF Website: 2019 Seniors World Team Championships The ITF are pleased to confirm that the ITF Seniors World Team & Individual Championships 2019 will take place in Lisbon […]

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USTA Category I National Championships in Men’s and Women’s 35-85 & Mixed Earn Upgraded (Grade A) ITF Points from 2019

Beginning in 2019, all USTA Category I National Championships in Women’s, Men’s and Mixed in the 35-85 age divisions will be Grade A tournaments for ITF ranking purposes. In addition, […]

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