Young Seniors, Seniors and Super Seniors Timelines Announced by USTA; Seniors and Super Seniors Applications NOW OPEN

Note that for the Seniors and Super Seniors, the applications are NOW OPEN. Apply for SENIORS (M/W 50/55/60) here. Seniors Timeline 2022 Seniors World Championships (50/55/60) Location: Palm Beach County, […]

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Practice Day 6/World Team Championship Medal Ceremony

Friday October 15, 2021 Yesterday, Thursday was a rest day from tennis..I watched a bit of Spain vs France in the 65 Women’s division ( France won but only in […]

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Practice Day 5, Wednesday

Writing Thursday Morning 10/14/21 Yesterday was my last practice day at Global Tennis, in Marraxti. I drove over in the morning, over the now familiar route, past the small agricultural […]

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USA Women’s 45 Takes Bronze in Umag; Men’s 45s Take 4th (Copper)

Click here to see the Team Draws and the Individual Draws. The USA Women’s 45 team took bronze over Spain on Thursday. Sophie Woorons won the #2 singles 60 62; […]

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USA Men’s 45 Advance to Semis, Remain in Gold Medal Contention; Men’s 40, Women’s 45 Fall

View the team and individual world championship draws here (plus a link to photos). The USA Men’s 45s team, led by Chris Groer, beat France 2/1 to advance to the […]

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USA Advances To Medal Rounds in M40/45 and W45; M35, W35/40 Play for Fifth

Click here for a link to draws and photos. The USA Men’s 40/45 and Women’s 45 were unbeaten in the preliminary round robin play Sunday through Tuesday. Women’s 45: USA […]

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USA Men’s Teams and Women’s 45 Remain Undefeated in Round Robin Play in Young Seniors World Championships, Umag, Croatia

Monday, August 13, 2021 Draws and a link to photos (provided to me by various players…I am not in Umag) can be found here. The USA Women’s 45 team remained […]

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Young Seniors World Championship Draws (35/40/45)

Italia Cup (M35) Tony Trabert Cup (M40) Dubler Cup (M45) Suzanne Lenglen Cup (W35) Young Cup (W40) Margaret Court Cup (W45) Photos will be here. See draws for individual “world” […]

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USA Medals in W55 & 60 in Umag

The individual world championships begin tomorrow; click here to view draws and seeds. Draws and results from the each of the cups across the team event are also available at […]

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USA Advances to Final in Women’s 60; W50 Finishes 6th; Finals Friday

Draws and results from the each of the cups across the team event are also available at the links below. W50/Maria Bueno W55/Maureen Connolly W60/Alice Marble M50/Fred Perry M55/Austria M60/Von […]

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USA W50/55 & M55/60 Teams Hit a Wall; Men’s 50 Team Advances

It was a rough day for the USA Seniors teams in Umag Wednesday. The Women’s 50/55 and Men’s 55/60 teams lost. The men’s 50 team (playing for 13th place) scored […]

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ITF Seniors World Team Championships, Umag, Croatia Begins

Here’s an article with links to the draws from itftennis.com. Photos can be found here. Draws and results from the each of the cups across the team event are also […]

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2021 Young Seniors (35/40/45) Cup Team Information

Draws for Team Championships Draws for Individual Championships (once posted) Location: Umag, Croatia Team Event: Sunday, Sept. 12 – Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 Individual Event: Saturday, Sept. 18 – Saturday, […]

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ITF Cancels 2020 Young Seniors & 2020 Super Seniors World Championships

Click here for more information. From the ITF Website: “(updated 14 July). Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ITF Seniors (50-55-60 years), the ITF Young Seniors (35-40-45 years) and […]

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USTA Announces Young Seniors International Teams

The USTA has announced the rosters for the ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships to be played in Umag, Croatia in September. 2020 Young-Seniors World Championships (35/40/45) Team Tournament: Sept. […]

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2020 ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World Team & Individual Championships are Postponed to 2021

From the ITF website: https://www.itftennis.com/en/news-and-media/articles/2020-itf-seniors-world-championships-dates-locations-information/ 2020 ITF Seniors (50-55-60) World Team & Individual Championships *POSTPONED* Updated April 23, 2020: Postponed till 2021, dates TBA Location Team Championships: Boca Raton, Florida, […]

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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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2020 Team Application and Selection Timelines Now Posted

2020 ITF Seniors World Championships, Men’s and Women’s 50, 55, 60 Team Tournament: April 26 – May 2, 2020 Individual Tournament: May 2 – 9, 2020 Location: Boca Raton (team) […]

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France is on a Roll in Miami Beach; USA Falls to France in W40 & 45 on Thursday

Writing from California, USA France has taken out most of the USA teams in the past two days. Today France beat USA in the women’s 40s, winning both singles matches […]

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USA W 40 & 45 Reach Semis in Miami Beach; M35, 40, W 35 Fall in Quarters

Writing today from California, USA; Oct. 23, 2019 The USA W45 team (Margaret Court Cup) were in action on Wednesday at the North Miami Beach Tennis Center. After having two […]

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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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USA Men’s 75 Advance to Final in Umag; Men’s 70 Fall to Denmark; Women’s 80 Fall to Argentina; Men’s 65 Down 0-1 and Men’s 80 Up 1/0

Reporting from California, USA I will update the results of the Men’s 65 & 80 later today. Update, 10 pm CET: USA lost 2/1 to Chile in the M80 and […]

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Women’s 70, Althea Gibson Team Reaches Final in Umag

Benda Carter reports from Umag: Judy, Liane, Toni and I are very happy!  We played Australia (#3 seed) today and were thrilled to come away with the victory.  The script […]

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Wednesday: USA Men’s 85, Women’s 80 Win, One Match from Gold; W 65, 70, 75, M70 Split Singles; Update: USA Win Deciding Doubles in M70, W65, 70, 75; USA Wins W85 Cup!

Reporting from California, USA Update: USA won the doubles in the W 65, 70, 75 and men 75. Abel/Litwin won 70 doubles. Anderson & Hillebrand won in 3 sets. Check […]

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USA W70 Squeak Out a Win in Umag

California, USA, Reported by Benda Carter, Captain of the USA team. As expected, the USA Women’s 70 team had a tough battle against Germany today.  There are 13 countries vying […]

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USA Wins RR Group in W65, 80, M65,75; First Monday Update; 2nd Monday Update: W75, M80 Win RR Group

Writing from California, USA around 5:15 pm Croatia Time Update 7pm Croatia time: USA Men’s 80 finished a 3/0 win over Sweden; Quall won 10-4 in a match tiebreak and […]

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