The USTA has amended its guidelines for 2021 team selection to take into consideration the Covid-19 pandemic.
The USTA has amended the minimum play requirement and the timeframe for which results will be considered as follows:
“By Board approval, the USTA Senior International Selection Committee has extended and revised the eligibility requirement and timelines as follows:
- Approved 24-month USTA Category I USTA National Championship eligibility requirement, the option to participate in one USTA Super Category II National Tournament or one USTA Category II National Tournament within the last 24 months or participation in one Designated Open Sectional Championship within the last 12 months to fulfill the eligibility requirement; and
- Approved to lengthen the selection time period for results that will be considered for selection from 24 months to 36 months.”
The dates for the 2021 world championships have not been announced but for Super Seniors (65-85) they appear to be October 10-15 for the team event followed by the individuals October 16-23 in Mallorca, Spain (the dates were mentioned in an article about the naming of the Women’s 85 Cup).
Timelines for team selection and information about the application process will be posted in due course by the USTA here: https://www.usta.com/en/home/play/adult-tennis/programs/national/senior-international-competition.html