Fort Lauderdale ITF Grade 1/USTA Cat II Sunday: The End

Writing from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida The last day of the Fort Lauderdale tournament was played under sunny skies. It was very windy, at least by the time I played […]

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Fort Lauderdale ITF Grade 1/USTA Cat II, Saturday, Day 4

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida On a beautiful day for tennis (mid-70s, moderate breeze, thin cloud cover), play resumed in earnest at the Lauderdale Tennis Club. The 75s final started off […]

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Rain in the Sunshine State: Fort Lauderdale ITF Grade 1/USTA Super Cat II Day 3, Friday

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida The forecast for today was for rain and the prediction was correct…it poured most of the morning in Fort Lauderdale. An hour north it also rained […]

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Fort Lauderdale ITF Grade 1/USTA Super Cat II, Jabour Cup Day 2, Thursday

Palm Beach Gardens, FL On a warm (80s), windy, humid day, most players were in action in the 55/65/75 & 85 divisions. In singles the upsets were hard to come […]

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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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Manning, Nichols, McColskey & Anderson Win Singles Titles Sunday at Crawford Cup

Sunday was a beautiful day to play tennis, albeit a bit warm for Northerners, as temperatures flirted with 80 and the humidity increased. All the singles started at 9am. I […]

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Crawford Cup Friday: Upsets, Tumbles and Tennis in the Wind

The tennis started early on a cool, breezy Friday. A cold front bringing cold weather and some rain improved the courts’ playability a lot, and the grounds crew did a […]

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