Bramlette, Cass Reach Singles & Doubles Finals in Palm Beach Gardens: National Women’s Clay Courts Day 3

Draws are here. Today was another nice warm day in Palm Beach Gardens, though a lot windier than it had been…but that kept the temperature feeling nice. Late in the […]

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Chandler Survives Battle with Wright; Carruth edges Alcini: Palm Beach Gardens National Clay Day 2

Draws are here. The popcorn match on Wednesday started at 9am on the center court at Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center. It did not disappoint. Fran Chandler, the second seed, […]

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Palm Beach Gardens National Women’s 40-80 Clay Courts Day 1

Draws are here. The 40-80 Level 1 Women’s Clay began today in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center is a fantastic public facility with 20 Har-Tru […]

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National 40-80 Clay: Practice Day

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Draws are here. The women’s tournament season in the USA basically skipped most of the summer for higher level tournaments (only 2 from June-mid-September), but now […]

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Houston Day 7: Smashey Wins 35 Singles; Morris/Toney Win 45 Doubles

Click here to see the draws and results.  Click here to see photos. Sunday was the final day of the 2021 Clay Courts in Houston, which was the 50th anniversary […]

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Houston Day 6: Julie Thu Blanks Field to Win 45 Clay; Kaysie Smashey/Thu Win 35 Doubles

Click here to see the draws and results.  Click here to see photos. Last night I flew to Florida for the 60 national clay but the Houston tournament is still […]

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Houston Clay Nationals Day 5: Klitch, Nichols, DeVries, Price Win Singles Titles; Buholz/Prejean Take 55 Doubles

National Women’s Clay Courts, Houston, Day 5 Click here to see the draws and results.  Click here to see photos. It was another beautiful, sunny warm (but not humid) day […]

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Houston National Clay Courts Day 4: Carter Takes 75 Singles Crown (corrected); Jackson/Savitt Win 65 Doubles; Castell/Kimball Win 75 Doubles; Devries/Wood Win 85 Doubles

Houston, Texas Click here to see the draws and results.  Click here to see photos. Brenda Carter mounted an impressive comeback in the second set to win the 75 singles […]

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National Women’s Clay Courts Day 3: Jones/Kuckhahn Win 90 Doubles

Houston, Texas Click here to see the draws and results.  Click here to see photos. The weather changed from torrid to delightful overnight and today it was breezy, sunny, warm […]

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National Women’s Clay Courts: Torrid Tuesday in Houston

Houston, Texas, USA Click here to see the draws and results. Click here to see photos. It was sweltering, torrid, hot, humid, oppressive, sultry…air temps around 100 with high humidity […]

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Houston, National Women’s Clay Courts Day 1; Practice Day 2

Houston, TX Today was my last practice day here in Houston. I practiced early (7;30!) with Jenny Klitch. It was HUMID (and warm) … by 9am I was soaked. After […]

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Houston, National Clay Courts, Practice Day

Houston, Texas (yes I AM in Houston),Sunday September 20, 2021 Link to draws and results (once tournament begins); seeds are posted in “overview”. Link to photos album. This tournament was […]

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USA Women’s 45 Takes Bronze in Umag; Men’s 45s Take 4th (Copper)

Click here to see the Team Draws and the Individual Draws. The USA Women’s 45 team took bronze over Spain on Thursday. Sophie Woorons won the #2 singles 60 62; […]

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USA Men’s 45 Advance to Semis, Remain in Gold Medal Contention; Men’s 40, Women’s 45 Fall

View the team and individual world championship draws here (plus a link to photos). The USA Men’s 45s team, led by Chris Groer, beat France 2/1 to advance to the […]

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USA Advances To Medal Rounds in M40/45 and W45; M35, W35/40 Play for Fifth

Click here for a link to draws and photos. The USA Men’s 40/45 and Women’s 45 were unbeaten in the preliminary round robin play Sunday through Tuesday. Women’s 45: USA […]

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USTA Removes USA Super Senior Teams from ITF World Championships in Mallorca

Several people have asked why I didn’t write anything about the USTA removing the USA Super Senior teams from the ITF Super Seniors World Team Championships in Mallorca, Spain. So […]

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USA Men’s Teams and Women’s 45 Remain Undefeated in Round Robin Play in Young Seniors World Championships, Umag, Croatia

Monday, August 13, 2021 Draws and a link to photos (provided to me by various players…I am not in Umag) can be found here. The USA Women’s 45 team remained […]

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Young Seniors World Championship Draws (35/40/45)

Italia Cup (M35) Tony Trabert Cup (M40) Dubler Cup (M45) Suzanne Lenglen Cup (W35) Young Cup (W40) Margaret Court Cup (W45) Photos will be here. See draws for individual “world” […]

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Klitch Wins 55 Singles; Coulton, Prejean/Buholz &Tammen/Fedderly Win Doubles Titles in Umag

Jenny Klitch saw an opening this year, she trained hard and smart for the team and world championships and is now the 55 singles world champion. She beat Rosa Bielsa-Hierro, […]

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Klitch, Chandler, Buholz into Singles Semis in Umag; Moss, Fedderly, Saiki Advance in Men’s 60s

The Seniors World Championships are ongoing in Umag, Croatia this week. The tournament is scheduled to end Saturday (though most divisions may end by Friday). Draws are here. W55: Jenny […]

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USA Medals in W55 & 60 in Umag

The individual world championships begin tomorrow; click here to view draws and seeds. Draws and results from the each of the cups across the team event are also available at […]

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USA Advances to Final in Women’s 60; W50 Finishes 6th; Finals Friday

Draws and results from the each of the cups across the team event are also available at the links below. W50/Maria Bueno W55/Maureen Connolly W60/Alice Marble M50/Fred Perry M55/Austria M60/Von […]

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USA W50/55 & M55/60 Teams Hit a Wall; Men’s 50 Team Advances

It was a rough day for the USA Seniors teams in Umag Wednesday. The Women’s 50/55 and Men’s 55/60 teams lost. The men’s 50 team (playing for 13th place) scored […]

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