World Championships Day 7: Doubles đź‘Ť Singles đź‘Ž; Wright, Harris Into Two Finals Saturday

Friday Night Aug. 16 Lisbon, Portugal Writing about losses is not particularly fun. But I can do it as long after my match as I wish (or not at all), […]

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USA Wins Alice Marble, Von Cramm and Maria Bueno Cups in Lisbon; Finishes Fourth in Maureen Connolly

Lisbon, Portugal, Friday Aug 9th The USA three of six cups at the 2019 ITF Seniors World Team Championships in Portugal, and none of the victories were easy today, with […]

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USA Into Final in Men’s and Women’s 60s; Women’s 55 Fall to Netherlands; Women’s 50s Win a Late Match

Lisbon, Portugal The USA women’s 60 team (Alice Marble) had the most straightforward match of the day, winning 3/0 against Great Britain to advance to the final. I played singles […]

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USA Men’s & Women’s 60 & Women’s 50 Teams Advance to Semis; USA Men’s 50 & 55 Fall in Quarters in Porgtugal

Lisbon, Portugal The top seeded USA Alice Marble Cup team (W60) advanced to the final with a 2/1 win over 5th seeded Argentina. USA won both singles (Carolyn Nichols 61 […]

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Draws Now Available for ITF Seniors Individual World Championships

The draws for the ITF Seniors Individual World Championships are now available. Click here to view. The women’s 60 singles draw features three of the USA Women’s 60 team as […]

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Alice Marble Cup Team Defeats Brazil; USA M60 Advance on Sunday in Portugal; USA Goes 6/0 on Day 1

Lisbon, Portugal Today was the start of the ITF Seniors World Team Championships. We played Brazil today, starting at 9:30. I played #2 singles and won 60 60; Diane played […]

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Team Practice, Sim Cards and Pasteis de Nata

Lisbon, Portugal Today we had our first complete team practice, as Robin arrived too late yesterday to practice. We played some singles and doubles and stayed from about 10-1. The […]

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Let the Practice Begin, Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal The ITF Seniors World Team Championships begins on Sunday morning. Yesterday I met Jenny Cerff from So Africa and Susan Wright, one of my Alice Marble Cup teammates, […]

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Adios Mallorca, Hello Lisboa

Lisbon, Portugal I left Mallorca early this morning and flew via Madrid to Lisbon. The view from the air was fantastic. The only worrisome part of the flight was that […]

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2019 ITF Senior Team & Individual Information, Draws, Results, Photos

This is the page where the draws for the ITF Seniors World Team Championships are now posted (along with blog articles) and where the ITF Seniors Individual World Championships will […]

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USA Senior (50/55/60) Timeline Announced; Applications Are Closed; List of Applicants Now Posted/ Players Selected to Teams Announced

The USTA sends teams to the ITF World Team Championships annually. For 2019 the 55/60/65 are playing in Lisbon and Estoril, Portugal. Teams have been announced, click here to view. […]

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