National Senior Hard Court Championships at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
Later on Good Morning San Diego, KUSI’s Allie Wagner spoke with more of the tournament’s participants.
The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, one of California’s most treasured beachfront resorts for over 80 years, will host the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) National Women’s Senior Hard Court Tennis Championships, Monday, May 7, through Sunday, May 13. The best players from all over the country, ages 50 to 90+ will compete for gold balls, which are awarded to national champions, making for an amazing week of tennis for players and spectators alike. Events in this tournament will include singles and doubles in the 50, 60, 70, 80 and 90 and over age divisions.
Among the tournament entries is former WTA touring professional Ros Nideffer of Rancho Bernardo, who has won the USTA National 50 and over singles championship five times in the last six years. Also entered is 91-year-old Rita Price of Aurora, Colo., the defending 90s singles champion.
KUSI’s Allie Wagner was at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club this morning getting a preview.