ITF Information: Fact Sheets, Teams Hotel Information Draw information and links to the individual fact sheets and draws for the world championships will be posted as received.
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.
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.
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 […]
“May Gray” is a think in coastal California…when the fog off the ocean hangs onshore and it’s cool and misty (while being a toasty 100+ in the Desert). Today was […]
It was another gorgeous La Jolla day full of lots of great tennis from 8am to after 8pm. The finals are now set for most of the women’s divisions. In […]
Wednesday May 9, 2018 La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, La Jolla, CA The National Women’s Hard Courts continued on Wednesday, which was quarterfinal day for the women’s 50 & […]
What: The ITF Regional Championships When: June 6-10, 2018 Where: Mt Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Deadline to Enter: May 21, 2018 (be aware of time of day) How to Enter: Via […]
On the second day of play at the National Hard Courts at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club (lbjtc.com), there were some close escapes by seeded players but only […]
The USTA National Women’s 50-90 Hard Courts are underway at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. For the first time, this tournament’s matches played on Court 1 will be […]
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 […]
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.