USA Women’s 60 Team Into Finals in World Team Championships

The USA Women’s 60 Team, the Alice Marble Cup, is the first USA team into the final in Ulm Germany. Today we beat France 3/0 behind strong singles performances by […]

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USA Marble Cup Team (W60) Advances to Semis in Ulm, Germany

The USA Alice Marble Cup team concluded round robin play by beating Argentina 2/1 behind strong singles performances of Susan Wright (winning 61 60 at #2) and Diane Barker (60 […]

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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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USA Marble Cup Team Beats Norway

The USA Marble Cup team won its first round robin match at the ITF World Team championships today against Norway. Susan Wright won at #2 singles 62 60; Diane Barker […]

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2018 USA Senior (M/W 50/55/60) International Tennis Teams Announced

More information can be found here. I will update that page with fact sheets, photos and links to draws as they become available. Updates to team members, if any will […]

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USA Wins Men’s 55, Women’s 60s in Miami 

The USA women’s 60 team cruised past Great Britain to win the Alice Marble Cup. Diane Barker lost 2 games, Susan Wright 8, in 4 matches over 6 days. Germany […]

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USA Wins Three Cups in ITF Seniors World Team Championships and One Silver

The USA did well in the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, winning three of the four cups in which they were the top seed and finishing second in the Von […]

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USA Into the Final in the Von Cramm Cup

The USA Men’s 60 team completed a dramatic come back win in the Von Cramm Cup to advance to the final tomorrow against Australia. Chris Bennett dropped the first singles […]

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Friday: Practice and Cheering on the Bueno Cup Team

Friday was an off day and for once I didn’t rise early to practice at 7am! I did run into Kathy Vick though and she hit indoors at 7am because […]

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Official Dinner in La Baule at ITF Seniors World Championships

Last night there was the Gala Dinner at the ITF Seniors World Team Championships. All the players were invited and so we had a chance to see the men’s teams, […]

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Off Day in La Baule

Today the Marble and Connolly Cups have an off day, before the knockout rounds begin. As usual it’s extremely windy so it’s nice to have a few hours out of […]

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USA Goes Undefeated on Day One of Seniors Team Championships in France

There were three USA teams in action today, the Maureen Connolly, Alice Marble and Austria Cups and all won today. The Connolly Cup beat Canada 3/0 with the only “upset” […]

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Wednesday: 2nd Update; USA Advances into Medal Play in Young Cup

USA fell in the Men’s & Women’s 35,  & 45, (Men’s 40 lost on Monday); the Young Cup advanced to the medal round. All teams will continue playing this week. […]

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Bueno Cup Blog Saturday Morning: USA Plays #2 France in Final Saturday

Friday, April 25 Today started off a bit rough, in our semi final march against Italy. Fran Chandler started out the matches, with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 win.  She started […]

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USA Wins Connolly and Court Cups Friday: Into the Bueno, Austria & Dubler Finals!

Updated Saturday Morning (see below)  USA Connolly Cup beat GBR in a long match; we started play at 11:30 and it was already hot and muggy, a summer Florida day […]

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USA Men’s 40s Survive, USA Women’s 40s Cruise, USA Women’s 35s Fall in Round Robin Cup Play Monday

The Connolly Cup team had the day off today: we practiced early, then watched the men’s 40s (Trabert Cup) play on Center Court against Canada. Ironically, the captain, Guillaume Gauthier […]

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Saturday: Practice x 2

Saturday morning there were very noisy Florida thunderstorms, but we were able to practice at 11, on schedule. The maintenance crew at BallenIsles is amazing! We played some singles and […]

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Tracy Houk’s Saturday Blog

Saturday April 19 I woke up to rain this morning. Fran had to get a racket strung up. So we headed over to the Boca West Country Club, where we […]

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