2022 USTA Level 1, 2 & 3 Men/Women/Family/Mixed Tournament Schedules

2022 Men’s Level 1 Schedule 2022 Women’s Level 1 Schedule 2022 Men’s Level 2 & 3 Schedules 2022 Women’s Level 2 & 3 Schedules 2022 Mixed Level 1 Schedule 2022 […]

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Chandler, Smashey, Fales Win Singles at National Women’s 40-89 Clay: Palm Beach Gardens Day 5, The End

Draws are here Fran Chandler won another marathon battle today, this against Vicky Buholz, 57 61 75, rallying from 0-3 down in the third to win the 3-hour match. In […]

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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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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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ITF Seniors Rankings Update

From ITFtennis.com: ITF Seniors Tour (updated 09 June 2021) From the 1st January 2021, all normal grades and ranking points for all existing tournaments were reinstated, subject to an ITF analysis […]

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Nideffer/Spence Nasim, Juliani/Pendo, McEvoy/Dixon & King/Wasser (corrected) Win Gold at the Level 1 Women’s Hard Courts Sunday

Click here to view draws and results. Ros Nideffer/Debbie Spence Nasim (1) beat Dina McBride/Tracie Currie (2) to win gold at the 50 Hard Courts. They dominated the division, never […]

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Rice, Nideffer, Dixon & Hillebrand Win Singles Titles in La Jolla

Click here to view draws. Andrea Rice put on a dominating performance in the final of the 50 Hard Courts, beating top seeded Nancy Hilliard 61 62. Dina McBride finished […]

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Semifinal Friday at the USTA Level 1 Women’s Hard Courts

Click here to view draws and results. The top seeds in the women’s 50 singles advanced by vastly different paths. Andrea Rice, the 2nd seed, had to rebound from a […]

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Successful 2021 Level 1 Debut

Click here to view draws One thing I noticed today: The tournament for the first time in the 26 years I’ve played it, is using Wilson regular duty balls…normally reserved […]

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