2021 Gold Ball Champions

This will be updated periodically during the year.

Mixed 40-70 Clay

  • 40: William Bull/Marissa Chapin
  • 50: Mariana Hollman/Mario Tabares
  • 60: Kurt Chan/Susan Wright
  • 70: Susie Peiffer/ Andy Steingold
  • Men’s 55 Clay
  • Singles: Alfredo Rivera or Oliver Lorin (final seems to have been unplayed)
  • Doubles: Rivera/Scott Works

30 Hard Courts

  • Men’s Singles: Philip Eilers (lost 2 games in tournament)
  • Men’s Doubles: Carl Clark/Anthony Perkins
  • Women’s Singles: Thresa Lampe (lost 0 games in tournament; played three 3.5 players; she is a 5.0)
  • Women’s Doubles: Lorie Zacharias-Verde/Fiona Rey
  • Mixed: Ryan/Christie Ward
  • Men’s 75/80 Clay
  • 75 Singles: Michael Beautyman
  • 75 Doubles: Donald Long/Geoff Moore
  • 80 Singles: Ivo Barbic
  • 80 Doubles: L Richard Fried/Arlie Eddins
  • Women’s 40/5060/70/80 Clay
  • 40 Singles/Doubles: Kaysie Smashey (with Nancy Hilliard)
  • 50 Singles: Julie Cass
  • 50 Doubles: V Barni/D Alvarez
  • 60 Singles: Fran Chandler
  • 60 Doubles: Vicki Buholz/Cindy Johnson
  • 70 Singles: Toni Novack
  • 70 Doubles: Cindy Babb/Sue Bramlette
  • 80 Singles/Doubles: Donna Fales (with Dorothy Wasser)

Women’s 35/45/55/65/75/85/90 Clay

  • 35 S: Kaysie Smashey
  • 35D: Smashey/Julie Thu
  • 45S: Julie Thu
  • 45D: Jennifer Toney/Tammi Morris
  • 55S: Jenny Klitch
  • 55D: Vicki Buholz/Gayle Prejean
  • 65S: Carolyn Nichols
  • 65D: Bunnie Jackson/Betsy Savitt
  • 75S: Brenda Carter
  • 75D: Carolann Castell/Sue Kimball
  • 85S/D: Dori DeVries (with Carol Wood)
  • 90S: Rita Price
  • 90D: Joyce Jones/Trudy Kuckhahn
  • Husband Wife Hard Courts
  • 100: Altamirano/Barber
  • 120: Larry/Renee Saheim
  • 140: Results not posted
  • 150: Karol/Robert Beverley
  • Open: Results not posted
  • Men’s 75-90 Hard
  • 75S: Michael Beautyman
  • 75D: Dean Corley/Michael Stewart
  • 80S: L. Richard Fried
  • 80D: Not posted
  • 85S: Lester Sack
  • 85D: J Sanders/Jerald Hayes
  • 90S: Michael Claffey
  • Men’s 55/60 Grass
  • 55S: Alfredo Rivera
  • 55D: Andy Stoner/David Box
  • 60S: Mike Tammen
  • 60D: Richard Jordan/Tim Keegan
  • Men’s 70/85/90 Clay
  • 70S: Marc Mazo
  • 70D: Paul Wulf/Len Wofford (COMPLETE GOLD SLAM!) *******
  • 85S: Lester Sack
  • 85D: Gordon Nichol/Oz Winters
  • 90S: George McCabe
  • Mother/Daughter Grass
  • Open: Maddie/Katrina Driscoll
  • 60+: Felicia Hutnick/Teresa Kaisser
  • 70+: Eleanor Ford/Mary Mayotte
  • Father/Daughter Grass
  • Open: Andy/Evan Lake
  • 60+Addison/Lars Ahlstrom
  • 70+: Paul/Julie Cass
  • 80+ Paul Sullivan/Alina Murray
  • Men’s 75/80 Grass & Mother/Son
  • 75 Singles/Doubles: Michael Beautyman (with Les Buck)
  • 80 Singles: Bob Quall
  • 80 Doubles: William Wolff/Wilbur Jones
  • M/S: Kathy/Christian Settles
  • Men’s 30/35 Grass
  • 30 Singles: Christian Guevara
  • 30 D: Philip Myers/Matthew Taylor
  • 35 S: Nichols Bruner/Tyler Browne were in the final
  • 35 D: Bruner/Browne
  • Men’s 70 Grass
  • Singles: Dave Sivertson
  • Doubles: Paul Wulf/Len Wofford
  • Father/Son & GF/GS Grass
  • F/S: Peter/Colter Smith
  • GF/GS: Lorenzo/Thomas Brunkow
  • Husband Wife Grass
  • 100+: Steve Geller/Susan Smith
  • 120+: Bunnie/Stewart Jackson
  • 140+: Pam/Greg Shepherd
  • 150+: Julian/Michele Rainwater
  • Open: William/Stephanie Wallace
  • Men’s 60/70 Hard Courts
  • 60 Singles: Bill Moss
  • 60 Doubles: Jon Tyrell/Ross Hessler
  • 70 Singles: Bob Litwin
  • 70 Doubles: Lenny Wofford/Paul Wulf

Father/Daughter & Mother/Son Hard Courts

  • F/D: D/B Dunkle
  • F/D 60+: Brett/Tatum Buffington
  • F/D 70+: M/O McIntosh
  • F/D 80+: J Wise/J Curran
  • M/S: Diane Barker/Matt Hane
  • M/S 60+: Brenda/J Chidley

Father/Son & Mother/Daughter Hard Courts

  • F/S 60+: Brent/Jerry Morse-Karzen
  • F/S 70+: Mike/Richard Noel
  • F/S 80+: Alan/Robert Croll
  • M/D: Dina/Jordyn McBride
  • M/D 60+: Julie Gerken/Brenda Chidley
  • M/D 70+: Carol Gay/Katy Bickham
  • Men’s 65 Hard Courts, San Diego, CA May 2021
  • Singles: Dan Waldman
  • Doubles: Ross Persons/Dan Waldman
  • 50/60/70/80 Women’s Hard Courts, La Jolla, CA May 2021
  • 50 Singles: Andrea Rice
  • 60 Singles: Ros Fairbank Nideffer
  • 70 Singles: Judy Dixon
  • 80 Singles: Charleen Hillebrand
  • 50 Doubles: Nideffer/Debbie Spence Nasim
  • 60 Doubles: Sue Pendo/Julie Juliani
  • 70 Doubles: Dixon/Vicki McEvoy
  • 80 Doubles: Roz King/Dorothy Wasser

National Husband/Wife Clay Courts

  • 100: Bob/Michelle Williams
  • 120: Bunnie/Stewart Jackson
  • 140: Julia Barash/Arnie Resnick
  • 150: Not held
  • Men’s 35 Hard Courts, Surprise, AZ
  • 35 Singles: Tyler Browne
  • 35 Doubles: Browne/Nick Brunner
  • 40/45 Men’s Clay Courts, & 45 Mixed Fort Lauderdale, FL April 2021
  • M40S: Tyler Cleveland
  • M45S: Andre Cherkasov
  • M40D: Wojtek Bratek/Eduardo Pacheco
  • M45D: Guillermo Cosson/Sean Straley
  • 45 Mixed: Mary Dailey/Andrew Lake
  • Mixed Hard Courts, Palm Desert, CA April 2021
  • 50: Oren Motevassel/Caroline Vis
  • 60: Shannon Gordon-Carney/Jonathon Fears
  • 70:Tom Rettenmaier/Dee Williams-Horne
  • 75: Dean Corley/Suella Steel (97th gold ball for Suella)
  • 80: Dori DeVries/Wilbur Jones

3 Responses to 2021 Gold Ball Champions

  1. Avatar pam shephard
    pam shephard says:

    will there be intersectionals this year in Phoenix/?

    • Avatar Carolyn Nichols
      Carolyn Nichols says:

      I have heard yes. But I cannot find any information on it online. It is supposed to be in Phoenix in November.

    • Avatar Carolyn Nichols
      Carolyn Nichols says:

      Dear Past Players and Team Captains,

      I hope everyone is doing well and looking forward to this year’s Women’s Intersectional Team Championships which will be held November 8-14 in Phoenix, Arizona. We missed you all in 2020 and are super excited to see everyone this year in Phoenix!

      Complete tournament information and hotel reservation link can be found on our website at http://www.ustaphoenix.com/womens-intersectionals. You can also print out the information packet by clicking here.

      Team/Player registration will be done online in the new Serve Tennis platform. The registration link is not yet available but will be in the coming weeks. If you know you will be captain of a team, please email me section name and age division I will send you the registration link once it is available.

      Please review the complete tournament information and feel free to contact me at anytime with any questions you might have.
      Sincerely,

      Matt Gleason
      Tournament Director
      gleason@southwest.usta.com
      http://www.ustaphoenix.com/womens-intersectionals