Miami Regional Championship: Sunday Wrap

Saturday afternoon and Sunday there was still quite a bit of tennis to play in Miami Beach at the ITF Regional Championship. I’m relying on the scores from the website, […]

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Miami Beach: North American Regional Tennis Tournament

March 7, 2019 Miami Beach…March…what a nice place to be while the North is freezing and the West is raining! Even though the weather has been variable this week, from […]

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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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USTA Announces Young Seniors Timeline for Miami Beach: Entries Open April 1, and Close May 1, 2019

The USTA sends teams to the ITF World Team Championships annually. For 2019 the 65/70/75/80/85 are playing in Umag, Croatia. Applications will open March 1, 2019. A link will be […]

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Les Grandes Dames Palm Beach Gardens Cat II/ITF Grade I Finished with a Blast of Air

Fort Lauderdale, FL I’ll start today’s blog by wishing my dad a happy 94th birthday. He’s a tennis player and when I called to wish him a happy birthday he […]

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Kraujina, Klitch, Novack, Weber Win Singles Titles Saturday

Kristin Kraujina of Florida won the 30 singles on a sunny, breezy Saturday. Kraujina lives in a town called Sunny Isles Beach, which sounds awfully pleasant! She won the four […]

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Palm Beach Gardens Friday, Sun & Smashes

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida It was another sunny 70s day in Palm Beach Gardens today, pretty much perfect for tennis. I played Kim Dean, whom I’d not played before. She’s […]

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Les Grandes Dames Palm Beach Gardens: Super Cat II/ITF Grade 1

Happy New Year everyone…the first tournament of the year for me anyway is this week in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. (Venus has a place for sale if you are interested). […]

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2019 World Championships Dates & Sites (Seniors: Portugal; Super Seniors: Umag; Young Seniors: Miami Beach)

From the ITF Website: 2019 Seniors World Team Championships The ITF are pleased to confirm that the ITF Seniors World Team & Individual Championships 2019 will take place in Lisbon […]

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DeVries Wins 80s Battle; Lutz Takes 90 Crown at National Hard Courts

Dori DeVries won a long battle against her friend and doubles partner Roz King to win the gold ball at the USTA National 80 Hard Courts Sunday. She battled back […]

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New 2018 Young Seniors Dates Announced

(From the USTA Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/USTAgoldball/permalink/206846553228461/ Updated dates from ITF: Team: October 21-26 Individuals: October 27-Nov. 3 From the USTA: The ITF has contacted all federations to notify us that […]

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Southern, SoCal, Mid Atlantic and New England Win Gold at Women’s Intersectionals

2017 Women’s Intersectional Team Medalists Women’s 35:  Winner- Southern  Finalist – Eastern 3rd Place – Florida   Women’s 45  Winner- Mid-Atlantic  Finalist – Southern  3rd – Florida   Women’s 55 Winner – Southern  Finalist – Texas […]

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Mike Fedderly and Diane Barker Win World Singles Titles in Miami; Ross Persons, Susan Wright Win Doubles Gold

The ITF Seniors World Championships concluded today in Miami with some great matches. Susan Wright and Diane Barker cruised to their anticipated final in the women’s 60s. They both dropped […]

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