Young Seniors, Seniors and Super Seniors Timelines Announced by USTA; Seniors and Super Seniors Applications NOW OPEN

Note that for the Seniors and Super Seniors, the applications are NOW OPEN. Apply for SENIORS (M/W 50/55/60) here. Seniors Timeline 2022 Seniors World Championships (50/55/60) Location: Palm Beach County, […]

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2022 ITF World Championships Dates and Locations

This page includes tournament information for the 2021 and 2022 ITF Young Seniors, ITF Seniors and ITF Super-Seniors World Team & Individual Championships. The page is regularly updated by the […]

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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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National 40-80 Clay: Practice Day

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Draws are here. The women’s tournament season in the USA basically skipped most of the summer for higher level tournaments (only 2 from June-mid-September), but now […]

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ITF World Seniors Championships Will Not be Held in Florida in April/May 2021; Dates of Young Seniors & Super Seniors Listed Here

From the ITF website today: 2021 ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World Team & Individual Championships (updated 26 October)  Due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World […]

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USTA Women’s 40-80 Clay & 35-85 Hard Court Nationals Cancelled for 2020

Andi Polisky, the tournament director of the 35-85 Women’s Hard Courts scheduled for October in Rancho Mirage, CA has cancelled this event. Trish Faulkner, the tournament director for the Women’s […]

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ITF Cancels 2020 Young Seniors & 2020 Super Seniors World Championships

Click here for more information. From the ITF Website: “(updated 14 July). Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ITF Seniors (50-55-60 years), the ITF Young Seniors (35-40-45 years) and […]

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ITF Postpones 2020 Seniors World Championships to 2021; (Young Seniors & Super Seniors Remain on Calendar for Now)

23 April 2020 ITF Statement regarding ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World Team & Individual Championships In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ITF has suspended all Tours, including the ITF […]

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USTA International Team Selection: New Timelines Posted; Minimum Play Requirements Amended for 2020 & 2021; Application Deadlines Extended for Super Seniors & Young Seniors

The USTA Board has approved the Senior International Selection Committee’s extension and revision of the eligibility (minimum play) requirement and timelines as follows:The application deadline for the 2020 Young-Seniors and […]

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2020 ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World Team & Individual Championships are Postponed to 2021

From the ITF website: https://www.itftennis.com/en/news-and-media/articles/2020-itf-seniors-world-championships-dates-locations-information/ 2020 ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World Team & Individual Championships *POSTPONED* Updated April 23, 2020: Postponed till 2021, dates TBA Location Team Championships: Boca Raton, Florida, […]

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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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Palm Beach Gardens Grandes Dames ITF Grade 1/USTA Super Cat II Saturday, Day 5

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Jenny Klitch went three for three in Palm Beach Gardens, winning the 50 singles & doubles (with Lisa Bonder-Kerkorian) on Friday and adding the 40 doubles […]

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Palm Beach Gardens Super Cat II/ITF Grade I: Bonder-Kerkorian, Klitch, Nichols & Dixon Win Singles Crowns on Friday Day 4

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Friday was a long and busy day at the Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center. Matches started early and were only halted after 7pm by a downpour. […]

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Palm Beach Gardens ITF Grade 1/USTA Super Cat II, Day 2, Wednesday

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida On another sunny, beautiful, breezy Florida day, there was lots of good tennis at the Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center. I warmed up early and played […]

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USTA Senior Teams (2020, Florida) Announced (World now postponed to 2021)

From USTA.com: (note that Robin Harris has replaced Diane Barker on the Women’s 60s team; Barker is injured.) From itftennis.com: 2020 ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World Team & Individual Championships Location […]

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2020 Team Application and Selection Timelines Now Posted

2020 ITF Seniors World Championships, Men’s and Women’s 50, 55, 60 Team Tournament: April 26 – May 2, 2020 Individual Tournament: May 2 – 9, 2020 Location: Boca Raton (team) […]

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USA W 40 & 45 Reach Semis in Miami Beach; M35, 40, W 35 Fall in Quarters

Writing today from California, USA; Oct. 23, 2019 The USA W45 team (Margaret Court Cup) were in action on Wednesday at the North Miami Beach Tennis Center. After having two […]

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2020 Seniors Timeline for the 50/55/60 Cups

Quick take: Applications Open OCTOBER 1, 2019 Applications Close November 10, 2019 Deadline to notify the USTA of any omissions is November 18, 2019 Results from the 2-year period ENDING […]

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