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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Manic Monday: Wilson World Tennis Classic Battles Continue in the Desert

Draws and results can be found here. Monday in the Desert brought high winds (fortunately, most were away from the main venue). The geography of the Palm Springs area with […]

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La Jolla Hard Courts: 40s Men & Women, Father/Son & Grandfather/Grandson Cancelled due to California Regulations

Sadly, the Men’s and Women’s 40 Hard Courts, Father/Son Hard Courts and Grandfather/Grandson Hard Courts have been cancelled, another victim of Covid-19. From the email I received yesterday (from Pierrette […]

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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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USTA Cancels National Tournaments Through August 31st: July 14th Statement

Read the full USTA statement here: https://www.usta.com/en/home/stay-current/national/usta-statement-on-suspension-of-events.html I have included below excerpts related to SENIOR tennis only: USTA Statement on Event Cancellations – July 14, 2020 Due to the situation […]

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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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USA Wins W65, 70, 85, M 75/85 Friday in Umag; W75 & 80 Finish Second; M65,70, & 80 Place Third

Writing from California, USA The USA has won five gold medals in Umag so far by Friday, two silver and three bronze. What a fantastic effort by our “super” Super […]

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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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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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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 RC: Friday Vibes; Works Wins a Saturday Marathon

March 9, 2019 Friday in Miami Beach…is noisy! Bands tuning up, motorcycles racing, rush hour traffic, high season energy. I played Dagmar Sperneder from Austria in the de facto 60s […]

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