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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World Championships Day 5: I Played (and Won) a Singles Match

Wednesday August 14 Lisbon, Portugal 9pm update: Diane/Jack Barker upset the top seeds, Mark Pepin/Julie Fiedler in straight sets to advance to the quarters; Vicki Buholz won her mixed; Danny […]

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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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USA Alice Marble Cup Team Seeded #1 At World Team Championships

The USA Women’s 60 team (Diane Barker, Susan Wright, Carolyn Nichols, Captain, and Pat Purcell) are seeded #1 in the ITF World Team Championships in Ulm, Germany. Australia is #2, […]

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USA Wins Men’s 55, Women’s 60s in Miami 

The USA women’s 60 team cruised past Great Britain to win the Alice Marble Cup. Diane Barker lost 2 games, Susan Wright 8, in 4 matches over 6 days. Germany […]

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Carolyn Nichols Blog from Florida Cups & Individual World Championships

Link to all Team Draws: Draws for Cups in Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Photos from Cups   Parting Thoughts World Doubles Champions!!! May 3, 2014: Rain Delay, […]

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