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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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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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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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 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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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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2021 Men’s USTA Level 1 (Gold Ball) Tournament Schedule

The USTA schedule (as of 11/4/21) for Men’s Level 1 (Gold Ball) tournaments. For 2021 and going forward the Indoors will no longer receive Level 1 (formerly Category 1) points […]

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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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National Hard Courts Day 3: Long Matches, Great Tennis

Wednesday May 9, 2018 La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, La Jolla, CA The National Women’s Hard Courts continued on Wednesday, which was quarterfinal day for the women’s 50 & […]

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National Women’s Hard Court Nationals, La Jolla: Day 1

The USTA National Women’s 50-90 Hard Courts are underway at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. For the first time, this tournament’s matches played on Court 1 will be […]

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