Photo: From left to right: Dan DiBartolomeo Northfield Information Services, Presenting Sponsor, Rob Fahey Runner Up, Mike Gooding Head Professional, Camden Riviere Champion, Suzie Schochet Founding Sponsor, John Murphy National Tennis Club President. Camden Riviere defeated Rob Fahey 5-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 to win his eighth straight U.S. Pro Singles playing for the Schochet Cup title. Barney Tanfield defeated Darren Long 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to win the U.S. Pro Singles Satellite title. Amy Wintersteen/CJ White won the Pro/Am title 6-5 over Carey/J. Howell. Full report to follow, but in the meantime go to our 2017 Pro Singles page to see results, full draw and links to the matches on our YouTube channel by clicking here.
Claire Fahey successfully defended her World Championship over her sister Sarah Vigrass 6-0, 6-0. Claire then teamed up with Sarah to win the Ladies World Championship doubles title over Saskia Bollerman and Amanda Avedissian 6-3, 6-0. Report to follow, but in the meantime head to our Ladies World Championship page for full results by clicking here.
The U.S. Professional Singles playing for the Schochet Cup will be held in Newport at the National Tennis Club. Play begins on Sunday, June 4 and concludes on June 11. Steve Virgona has withdrawn from the tournament. Updated draws can be found below. PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Camden Riviere & Tim Chisholm successfully defended their World Doubles title on Sunday at Prested Hall. Down four sets after the first day and one set away from losing the title, Riviere & Chisholm took all five sets on Sunday to win 5 sets to 4. For complete coverage and photos follow the link… https://www.tennisandrackets.com/NewsItem.aspx?id=1631
By Jeremy Wintersteen 15 U.S. players travelled to Australia to compete in the 2017 Masters Team and Individual tournaments. These international competitions are held every two years and are for players 50 years and older. On behalf of the USCTA, thank you to all those who made the trip down under to represent your country and compete in the individuals. Below is a list of our players, their home clubs, and the tournaments they played in. Bill Barker (ITCW) – Cockram, 50’s singles, 50’s doubles (finalist) Dick Brickley (T&R) – Danby Vern Cassin (Radley) – Danby Anders Cohen (GCU) – Cockram, 50’s singles, 50’s doubles Max Drake (RCC) – Cockram, 50’s singles, 50’s doubles Arthur Drane (T&R) – Bostwick Steve Hufford (ITCW) – Cockram, Bostwick, 60’s singles, 60’s doubles Alan McHugh (TUX) – Cockram Howard McMorris (R&T) – Danby, 65’s doubles, 70’s doubles Jonathan Pardee (NTC) – Danby, 70’s singles, 70’s doubles Tom Rowe (NTC) – Danby, 70’s doubles Dick Tanfield (RCOP) – Danby, 65’s singles, 65’s doubles, 70’s singles (finalist), 70’s doubles Peter Vogt (RCOP) – Cockram, Bostwick, 60’s singles, 60’s doubles Alex Walsh (NTC) – Danby, 70’s doubles Arthur Whitcomb (R&T) – Cockram, 50’s singles, 50’s doubles by Henry Turnbull The 2017 World Championships were held at the Royal Melbourne Tennis club between the 16th and 29th January. The events are singles and doubles for players over the age 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 & 75. All matches are best of three sets off scratch. Overall, 68 players from Great Britain, US, Australia and France participated with a total of 162 entries. Best placed US representative was Dick Tanfield (Racquet Club of Philadelphia)… Read the Full Story >