The USTA sends teams to the ITF World Team Championships annually. For 2019 the 55/60/65 are playing in Lisbon and Estoril, Portugal.
To apply for a team click here. Applications are open now! The deadline to apply is March 1, 2019. Teams will be selected April 1, 2019 (no fooling).
For more information including a link to the guidelines for team selection, click here.
The timeline posted on USTA.com is:
ITF Seniors World Championships, Men’s and Women’s 50, 55, 60
Team Tournament: August 4 – 9, 2019
Individual Tournament: August 10-17, 2019
Location: Estoril & Lisbon, Portugal
February 1, 2019: Application posted on USTA.com.
March 1, 2019: Application deadline.
March 5, 2019: Players who have applied for consideration will be posted on USTA.com.
*March 10, 2019: Deadline to notify the USTA of any omissions to the posted applicant list (cutoff date for 24 month period for which to consider results).
April 1, 2019: Team selection posted to USTA.com and players will be notified of their status.
May 1, 2019: All paperwork (excluding travel itinerary) due to USTA staff (including player agreement, media packet, copy of passport, & IPIN)
June 1, 2019: Players may begin to make their travel arrangements.
July 1, 2019: Travel arrangements due to staff.
August 4, 2019: Seniors World Team Championships begins
*The results for any tournament that has started by this cutoff date will be considered in its entirety.