Carolyn Nichols Tennis Home Page
Also Home of the National Senior Women's Tennis Association

This web site is devoted to acquiring and disseminating information regarding senior women's and men's tennis.  It will feature articles about selected senior sectional, national and international tournaments, and other information of interest to senior women tennis players. Comments and suggestions are appreciated. 


2014 Cat I Schedule on  NEW!

2014 Women's Category I Schedule

2014 Men's Cat I Schedule with Links

2014 Women's Category II Schedule with Links

2014 Men's Category II Schedule with Links

2014 Family Schedule with Links

2013-4 International Schedule

2014 Mixed Cat I Schedule

Tennis Blog with Tournament Reports, Photos, Video and Updates

Links to Tennis Sites

2013 Schedule,

2013 Schedule on

Photos above of the players selected to represent the USA in Turkey. Photos below from the Women's USTA National Hardcourts and the Monterey area.
Click here to view photos on a mobile platform.
Recent blog posts.
Follow me on  twitter (@tenniscan)
Players selected to go to Turkey.
Recent Category I Champions:
Men's 50 Indoors:
50S: Ken White; 50D: Thomas Kong/Kelly Ward
Men's 65 Grass: 65S: John Mayotte; 65D: Brian Cheney/Dan Bohannon
Mens' 75/80 Clay: 75S: Lester Sack; 75D: Brunkow/Helton; 80S: King Van Nostrand; 80D: John Powless/Richard Doss (gold slam)
Men's 45/50 Grass:
45S/D: Garry Nadebaum (with Derek Brooks); 50S: Andy Stoner; 40D: Ken White/Doug Elly
Men's 70 Grass: S/D: Jimmy Parker (with Ken Robinson)
Men's 85/90 Grass: 85S/D: Tony Franco (with Graydon Nichols); 90S/D: Henry Tiberio (with Stephen Parson)
Men's 30/35 Grass: 30S: Clayton Almeida; 30D: Michael Cunningham/Thomas Lackey; 35S: Mark Tepes; 35D: Jonathoon Pastel/Jeff Tonidandel
Men's 75/80 Grass: 75S: Bob Quall; 75D: Tom Brunkow/Jerry Caldwell; 80S/D: John Powless (with Richard Doss)
60 Indoors: W60S/D: Tina Karwasky (with Kathy Barnes); M60S: Chris Bennett;

USTA Adult/Senior Web Site
2014 Schedule on NEW!! 
2014 Cat I Schedule on  new!!!!!!
!!!!!!Carolyn Nichols Senior Tennis Blog!!!!!!! 
!!!!!Carolyn Nichols Tennis Photos !!!!!

Current, Recent and Upcoming Events/Information

ITF Senior Rankings
USTA Standings
IPIN for Seniors: 2014  fee $20
2014 Cup Selection Guidelines & Selection Time Frame
2015 Cup Selection Guidelines and Selection Time Frame 
USTA Announces 2014 Super Senior Teams Going to Turkey!!!
2015  USA Team Selection Dates: Young Seniors: Dec. 7, 2014; Seniors: March 8, 2015
(2015 Guidelines will be used.)
2014 Schedule on  (Cat I and Cat II, Family, Cups)
Link to post tournament survey: link works for all Cat I, Cat I Tourn.


ITF World Championships, October 19-26, Antalya, Turkey; Deadline Sept. 17
Men's 40, 55, 60 Grass, Westside TC, Forest Hills NY, Sept 15-28 (55s: 15-20; 60: 18-23; 40: 22-28)
Pacific SW Cat II, Men ONLY, Sept 14-21, Newport Beach, CA
No Virginia Men's Super Cat II Sept Sept 16-21, Alexandria, VA
Women's 35/45/55/65/75/85 Hard Courts: Sept. 15-21
Men's 45 Clay, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Sept 28-Oct 5
Men's 70/85/90 Clay, Pinehurst, NC, Sept 28-Oct 5
Mixed 50/60 Clay,  Johns Island, SC, Oct. 1-5
Barbara Cooper Super Cat II, Oct. 1-5, Winter Park, FL
Men's 55 Clay, Landing Club, Savannah, GA October 4-10
Men's 50 Clay, Bath and Racquet Club, Sarasota, FL October 5-12
Women's 40/50 Clay, Palm Beach Gardens, FL October 22-26

The National Senior Women's Tennis Association

The NSWTA is an organization devoted to senior women's tennis. It publishes a newsletter quarterly, and is an advocate for senior women's tennis.  A membership list is also available for a nominal fee. To join, click here to download an application form.  (New Link to updated form).
Why Join the NSWTA?
Margaret Russo Sportsmanship Award Nomination Form: Please Fill Out 
Exclusive Tail Activewear Discount Offer for NSWTA Members !! (to get code, contact NSWTA President)

TennisMD Web Site (fitness and health content provider)
Please join the NSWTA Facebook Group.

Link to  USTA Points Tables 
ITF Senior Rankings
FAQ: Points per Round NEW!!!!
2013 Ranking Regulations
Archived Results, 1999-2010

2014 Friend at Court
Link to 2012 Points Tables: Note that the World Championships are a 10X tournament when in USA

Super Senior Teams & Individual World Championship Information: October 2014, Turkey

Super Senior TEAM Fact Sheet: Oct 13-18, 2014
Super Senior INDIVIDUAL Fact Sheet: Oct 19-26, 2014
To PAY your entry fee for the INDIVIDUAL  World Championships, click here.

Formats of Play for Cups (draws differ depending on size)
ITF Team Rankings, Seniors
List of participating teams in Turkey.

Senior Teams & World Championships: April/May 2014, Florida

USA Team Members Going to Florida: Women's and Men's
ITF Individual Draws: April 27-May 4, Florida (click on order of play, then draws to see draws)
Photos from ITF World Championships

List of all Participating Teams in Florida
List of Participating Team Players in Florida
2014 ITF Seniors Regulations
Formats of Play for Cups (draws differ depending on size)
ITF Team Rankings, Seniors
Official Web Site for the Seniors World Championships
Recent blog posts
Blog site for Cups with links (or a link to the blog site)
Other information will be on the Senior/Super Senior facebook page. Folllow  me on twitter @tenniscan
2015 Cup Selection Guidelines and Selection Time Frame  NEW!!!!!!

International Links

USTA Senior International Teams Web Site 
International Tennis Federation Seniors Site
Ranking Points Allocation Tables for ITF
International Links & Archives 
The International Club of the USA
ITF Senior Rankings
European Tennis Association
IPIN Information
2014 ITF Seniors Calendar
World Team Rankings
2014 Seniors Regulations
FAQ re 2014 USTA Cup Team Selections

Tennis Information/ Draws/Links

2012 Schedule
2013 Schedule
2014 Schedule

Archived Results, 1999-2011
International Draws
Tennis Link
Archived List of National Champions

USTA Adult/Senior Web Site Information
How to get a National Ranking
Team PPR Tables
Link to  Points Tables:
Note that the World Championships are a 10X tournament when held in the USA
FAQ: Points per Round NEW!!!!
USTA Adult/Senior Web Site 
USTA Senior International Teams Web Site
Cup Selection Guidelines, 2014
USTA Seeding Assistants 2014, Women
USTA Seeding Assistants 2014, Men
USTA Seeding Assistants, 2014 Family
FAQ Seeding
(note changes for 2015 here)
Email the 2013-2014 USTA Adult/Senior Competition Committee
Link to post tournament survey: link works for all Cat I, Cat II

Tournament Director Information 
2014 FAC: Contains USTA Regulations and Rules