World Championships: The End; Barker Wins EIGHTH! Singles Title & Wright Wins 7th Doubles Title in Portugal

Somewhere between Lisbon & Barcelona Saturday August 17, 2019 The World Championships ended in Portugal today. They were a great success. This is a partial overview of the final day; […]

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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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World Championships Day 6: Americans Dominate Women’s 60s on a Sunny WINDY Day in Portugal

Thursday August 15, 2019 Lisbon, Portugal Today I played two matches in one day, doubling the amount of matches I’ve played in the tournament to date. I warmed up again […]

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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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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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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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Successful Semis in Poertschach

June 13, 2019, Poertschach, Austria The order of play here was posted pretty late yesterday (about 9:30pm), due to the thunderstorms which delayed play. I was scheduled for 9am which […]

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Werzer Cup Final Matches; European Regional Championships Draws

Rafa, 12 French Opens; Dominic Thiem…fought so hard. I enjoyed listening the to the French Open final on Radio Roland Garros (Via Tuned In’s ATP Radio station, it’s great), while […]

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King Van Nostrand Sweeps 85s; San Diegans Win 75 Doubles

While in a rain delay during Thiem/Novack (and the Barty/Anisimova semi was…streaky). I won my singles semis against Gundi Wieland from Germany. She beat the #3 seed yesterday; I won […]

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