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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Houston National Clay Courts Day 4: Carter Takes 75 Singles Crown (corrected); Jackson/Savitt Win 65 Doubles; Castell/Kimball Win 75 Doubles; Devries/Wood Win 85 Doubles

Houston, Texas Click here to see the draws and results.  Click here to see photos. Brenda Carter mounted an impressive comeback in the second set to win the 75 singles […]

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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 Women’s Clay Courts Day 1; Practice Day 2

Houston, TX Today was my last practice day here in Houston. I practiced early (7;30!) with Jenny Klitch. It was HUMID (and warm) … by 9am I was soaked. After […]

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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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Into the Singles Final; Doubles Final Under the Lights Tonight

Thursday July 15, 2021 Draws and order of play are here. Yesterday I practiced in the late morning (the earliest practice times are 11am) with Lisa B, then went back […]

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ITF Seniors Rankings Update

From ITFtennis.com: ITF Seniors Tour (updated 09 June 2021) From the 1st January 2021, all normal grades and ranking points for all existing tournaments were reinstated, subject to an ITF analysis […]

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Westwood Level 2/ITF S700 Saturday: The Calm after the Thunderstorms

Austin, Texas, USA Click here to see draws and results (and playing times) Saturday was the calm after the storm…and it was a big one last night, complete with thunder, […]

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Nideffer/Spence Nasim, Juliani/Pendo, McEvoy/Dixon & King/Wasser (corrected) Win Gold at the Level 1 Women’s Hard Courts Sunday

Click here to view draws and results. Ros Nideffer/Debbie Spence Nasim (1) beat Dina McBride/Tracie Currie (2) to win gold at the 50 Hard Courts. They dominated the division, never […]

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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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Successful 2021 Level 1 Debut

Click here to view draws One thing I noticed today: The tournament for the first time in the 26 years I’ve played it, is using Wilson regular duty balls…normally reserved […]

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New Dates and Site for Men’s 40/45/50 Grass!

The Men’s 40/45/50 Grass will be held Sept 29-Oct 4 at the Agawam Hunt Club in Rumford, RI. Previously this event was to be held at the Germantown Cricket Club […]

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