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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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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Beating the Heat in Palm Desert; Singles/Doubles Champion

Click here to see all draws and results. On another 100 degree day I played a long singles match against Jennifer Shorr…whom I have played several times in NorCal tournaments […]

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Thursday Update: Into the Final in 65 Singles & Doubles; Wendell Pierce Still Winning in his RH Comeback Tournament

Click here to see all draws and results We’ll start with women’s 65s today. I won my match against Andrea Barnes. We had not played singles in a tournament for […]

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Rain in the Sunshine State: Fort Lauderdale ITF Grade 1/USTA Super Cat II Day 3, Friday

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida The forecast for today was for rain and the prediction was correct…it poured most of the morning in Fort Lauderdale. An hour north it also rained […]

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Fort Lauderdale (Jabour) ITF Grade 1/USTA Super Cat II Women’s Tennis: Day 1

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida In 2020 the USTA scheduled the Palm Beach Gardens (for even age divisions) and Fort Lauderdale (for odd age divisions) back to back. The Fort Lauderdale […]

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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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NEW: USTA NATIONAL Category III Indoor Championships JULY 4 – 7 2019 DENVER, CO Men’s 50, 55, 60 Singles and Doubles Women’s 40, 50, 60 Singles and Doubles Mixed 40, 50, 60 Doubles

June 24th is the deadline for this new Indoor Cat III which will feature some fast 4 and match tiebreak formats. It will take place in July in Denver.

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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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Castell/Delfausse Win 75 Doubles in Fort Lauderdale Friday

The final of the 75 doubles and the singles semis were held today at the Fort Lauderdale Cat II/ITF Grade 1. Carolann Castell/Lee Delfausse, seeded 2, upset top seeded Cathie […]

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