USTA National Women’s Clay Courts: 40/50/60/70/80, DAY 1, Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center, Florida

Draws are here The women’s 60/70/80 National Clay Courts have a new location for the fourth time in the last five years and hopefully have found a more permanent home […]

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Smashey, Parson Siegel, Chandler, Karwasky, Orth, Kyvallos & Lutz Win Clay Singles Titles in Houston

April 4, 2019 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida The 49th National Women’s Clay Court Championships took place at the Houston Racquet Club last week. This is the best women’s senior tournament […]

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Miami Regional Championship: Sunday Wrap

Saturday afternoon and Sunday there was still quite a bit of tennis to play in Miami Beach at the ITF Regional Championship. I’m relying on the scores from the website, […]

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Miami Beach RC: Friday Vibes; Works Wins a Saturday Marathon

March 9, 2019 Friday in Miami Beach…is noisy! Bands tuning up, motorcycles racing, rush hour traffic, high season energy. I played Dagmar Sperneder from Austria in the de facto 60s […]

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Miami Beach: North American Regional Tennis Tournament

March 7, 2019 Miami Beach…March…what a nice place to be while the North is freezing and the West is raining! Even though the weather has been variable this week, from […]

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Works, McColskey and Fales Take Singles Titles in Fort Lauderdale

Shelly Works can run….and hit a tennis ball too, she played a smart match and handled the wind very well and beat me in the 55s final in Fort Lauderdale. […]

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Castell/Delfausse Win 75 Doubles in Fort Lauderdale Friday

The final of the 75 doubles and the singles semis were held today at the Fort Lauderdale Cat II/ITF Grade 1. Carolann Castell/Lee Delfausse, seeded 2, upset top seeded Cathie […]

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Fort Lauderdale Grandes Dames; ITF Grade 1; USTA Super Cat 2, Thursday

The second of a series of four “Grandes Dames” Women’s tournaments is going on now in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and finishes Sunday. This year, in addition to USTA members earning […]

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Miami Beach to Host Regional ITF Seniors Tournament March 5-10

For more information on this tournament go to www.itfmia.com. This event is open to all USTA and ITF IPIN holders. Entry is via the USTA tennislink system (click here to […]

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Les Grandes Dames Palm Beach Gardens Cat II/ITF Grade I Finished with a Blast of Air

Fort Lauderdale, FL I’ll start today’s blog by wishing my dad a happy 94th birthday. He’s a tennis player and when I called to wish him a happy birthday he […]

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Kraujina, Klitch, Novack, Weber Win Singles Titles Saturday

Kristin Kraujina of Florida won the 30 singles on a sunny, breezy Saturday. Kraujina lives in a town called Sunny Isles Beach, which sounds awfully pleasant! She won the four […]

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Palm Beach Gardens Friday, Sun & Smashes

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida It was another sunny 70s day in Palm Beach Gardens today, pretty much perfect for tennis. I played Kim Dean, whom I’d not played before. She’s […]

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Les Grandes Dames Palm Beach Gardens: Super Cat II/ITF Grade 1

Happy New Year everyone…the first tournament of the year for me anyway is this week in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. (Venus has a place for sale if you are interested). […]

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USA Category I National Age DivisionTournaments Open in 2019 to All IPIN Members!

The USTA Category I Nationals (see the schedule here: https://seniortennisblog.com/2018/09/25/2019-usta-national-adult-tournament-schedule/) for ages 35-85 men and women, and mixed will have Grade A status in 2019. In addition, 10 other Super […]

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USTA Category I National Championships in Men’s and Women’s 35-85 & Mixed Earn Upgraded (Grade A) ITF Points from 2019

Beginning in 2019, all USTA Category I National Championships in Women’s, Men’s and Mixed in the 35-85 age divisions will be Grade A tournaments for ITF ranking purposes. In addition, […]

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Super Seniors Individual World Championships: Americans Win Seven Titles in Umag

Saturday September 29, 2018, Reporting from San Diego, CA The ITF Super Senior Individual World Championships finished in Umag today and American players can back with seven titles including one […]

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Practice Day: Tennis & Driving

Today, Monday, all of the USA teams were off, after a successful opening day Sunday for all six USA teams. We were planning on practicing at 3pm till Diane contacted […]

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