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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 below from Mt Tremblant, CanadaBaden Baden, Germany, Poertschach, Austria, Karlovy Vary Czech Rep and Munich. To view on a phone/tablet, click here.  Photos above from Nike Women's Senior, Portland, OR. To view on phone/tablet, click here.
Recent blog posts
Folllow  me on twitter @tenniscan. 

Recent Cat I Champions:
Men's 50 Hard:
Peter Smith (with Matt Wooldridge)
Women's 65/75/85 Indoors: 65S/D: Martha Downing (with Kathy Bennett); 75S/D: Dori deVries (with Roz King); 85S/D: Jane Lutz (with Rita Price)
Men's 65/70 Hard Courts: 65S/D: Brian Cheney (with Dan Bohannon); 70S/D: Jimmy Parker (with Ken Robinson)
Women's 40/50 Indoors: 40S/D: Simona Bruetting (with Jill Vanderkool); 50S: Erika Smith; 50D: Shannon Cross/Stacy Swiggart
Men's 45 Hard: 45S: Jeff Tarango; 45D: Art Hernandez/Carsten Hoffmann
Men's 35 Indoors: Josh Osswald; 35D: Lorne Albony/Robert Kendrick
Father/Daughter, Mother/Son Hard Courts: OFD: Jessica/Greg Failla; Sr F/D: Hannah/John Holladay; SSr F/D: Krista Oconnor/Herm Ahlers; 80+F/D: Carolyn/Graydon Nichols; Mother/Son Open: Lisa Namu/Miles Seeman
Men's 75-90 Hard: 75s: Lester Sack; 75D: George Sarantos/Hank Leichtfried; 80S: Neil Hurlbut; 80D: John Powless/Richard Doss; 85S: Stuart Robinson; 85D: Graydon Nichols/Wayne Hippenstiel; 90S: Bob Seymour; 90D:

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 
Selection Date for 2014  Super Senior Teams is July 27, 2014.
Selection Date for 2015 Young Seniors is December 7, 2014

2014 Schedule on  (Cat I and Cat II, Family, Cups)
Link to post tournament survey: link works for all Cat I, Cat I Tourn.


Men's Nike Seniors Category II, July 8-13, Portland, OR
Women's Nike Seniors, Super Cat II,  July 10-13, Portland, OR corrected link
Father/Son, Grandfather/Grandson Grass, July 15-17
Women's 30-80 Grass,  Forest Hills, NY, July 14-20 (Women's 30s, July 18-20)
Women's 30 Grass, Forest Hills NY,  July 18-20
Women's 35-85 Grass, Germantown, Philadelphia, PA July 21-27
Men's 65 Indoors, Vancouver, WA, July 21-27
Washington State Cat II, Seattle, WA July 29-Aug 3
Father/Daughter Grass, Aug 3-5, Longwood CC, Chestnut Hill, MA
El Paso, TX Cat II (MEN ONLY), August 6-10
Men's & Women's 60 Indoors, Seattle, WA, Aug 18-23
Men's 75/80 Grass, Aug 19-24, Orange LTC, So Orange, NJ
Men's 30/35 Grass Aug 22-25, Philadelphia CC, Philadelphia, PA
Men's 70 Grass, Aug 25-30, Philadelphia CC, Philadelphia, PA
Men's 85/90 Grass, Longwood CC, Chestnut Hill, MA, Aug 24-29

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 !!

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

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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.

  • To ENTER the individual world championships go to IPIN site
  • Electronic Visa Application Site (you can get your visa on arrival but an evisa application will save you time)
  • Team Selection Date (USTA): July 27, 2014
Formats of Play for Cups (draws differ depending on size)
ITF Team Rankings, Seniors

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
2015 Cup Selection Guidelines and Selection Time Frame  NEW!!!!!!

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