Corona Update

We published the winter edition before the Corona virus outbreak and since then, the USTA has cancelled all of their sanctioned tournaments due to public health concerns. So, sit tight, wash your hands and let's look forward to when we can get back on the courts. Stay in touch.
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Madison, WI 53744

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Super Seniors seek Gold in Laguna Woods

One hundred and thirty-two players from all over the country converged on the Laguna Woods Tennis Club in California this past May to compete for USTA Gold Balls in singles and doubles in a variety of age categories. Pictures right: William Nyhan, J.T. Mathes, tournament director Ned Buckman, Lou Stephenson and Bob Seymour,  who competed in the 90 doubles. 


Rueben served in Texas

Laughs, music, shuffleboard--oh yeah--they even held a tennis tournament. Veteran Super Senior player and coach Jerry Hirst hosted his 11th annual Hirst Tennis Classic on South Padre Island in Texas. That's Rueben Henderson launching his big serve in the doubles tournament. Money raised during the tournament benefits the Gordon Cup.

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Mission Hills hosts Wilson Worlds

Six hundred and fifty players from the United States and Canada came to Mission Hills, California to compete in one of the largest Super Senior tennis tournaments in the world. This year marked the 14th, and last, year the tournament has been directed by Ed and Jayne Trost. "It has truly been an honor hosting this event over the past 14 years," writes Ed Trost, "as we've seen the event grow in numbers and stature."

Next year the Wilson World Tennis Classic moves to it's new home at the Shadow Mountain Resort in Palm Desert, about 15 unites down the road from Mission Hills.

Right: 80+ doubles champs Herm Ahlers (NV) serving, & Wilbur Jones (KS) in action in the finals. 

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Swinging in the Florida Grand Prix

Every year the USTA of Florida hosts as series of Super Senior events called The Florida Super Senior Grand Prix. This years Grand Prix offered seven events for men 55-90. If you'd like to learn more about the Florida Gran Prix check out the Florida USTA web site at

Right: Max Kimball (MA), in action in the 70+ singles at the Raymond James, part of the Florida Grand Prix. 


Super Senior Tennis 101

We love tennis and we intend to play as long as possible. Our purpose is to promote tennis enjoyment and opportunities for players age 55+. We publish an (almost) quarterly newsletter featuring results and stories from around the world of senior tennis. Click here for an article of how Super Senior Tennis started (from our Summer Super Senior Tennis News).


Super Senior Tennis at the movies

The new documentary Gold Balls is in limited release around the country. It tells the story of the sport we all love. Read an article here.

Go to to learn more.