Beautiful Sunny Wednesday in Huntsville, But the Clay Courts Never Dried! Judith Smith/Burnett Herrick Claim 80s Doubles Crown

It was a beautiful sunny warm day today in Huntsville, but it rained hard during the night, so the clay courts were wet and soft, as they really don’t drain […]

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Another Rainy Day at the Clay Courts; McColskey/Karwasky to Meet for 60s Final and Wachob/Anderson to Play 70s Final

It’s a soggy week in the South and Huntsville is lucky to be on the northern end of the rain storms. It stopped raining just after 6am today, but the […]

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Burnett Herrick Takes 80 Singles Crown; Most Singles Semis Set in Huntsville Monday

  Burnett Herrick, playing her first Category 1 80s tournament (she doesn’t turn 80 till late December) beat Dorothy Matthiessen 64 62. It was a rain delayed match; all singles […]

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Matthiessen, Herrick to Meet for Women’s 80 Title; Most Seeds Advance in Huntsville on Sunday

Dorothy Matthiessen didn’t drop a game today in the women’s 80 semis. Burnett Herrick, the top seed, had to work for her singles win, beating last year’s champion, Mary John […]

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National 60/70/80 Clay, Huntsville, Alabama

I arrived in Huntsville yesterday..my first time to Alabama and my first 60s tournament. (Draws can be found here: http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=156717) The airport was modern and resoundingly empty when I landed […]

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