USTA Announces Seniors Teams

January 19, 2011

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA today announced the players who will represent the United States at the 31st ITF Seniors World Team Championships. The event is the senior tennis equivalent of the Davis Cup and Fed Cup, with the top American amateur tennis players representing their countries in men’s and women’s age groups from 35 to 55-plus. This year’s event will be held February 21-26th, in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The United States will be defending championships in five of the 10 divisions at the Men’s and Women’s Seniors Championships. American teams finished in the top three in eight of the ten divisions last year.

Italia Cup-Men’s 35 & over

Tony Trabert Cup-Men’s 40 & over

Dubler Cup-Men’s 45 & over

Fred Perry Cup- Men’s 50 & over

Austria Cup-Men’s 55 & over

Suzanne Lenglen Cup- Women’s 35 & over

Young Cup – Women’s 40 & over

Margaret Court Cup- Women’s 45 & over

Maria Esther Bueno Cup- Women’s 50 & over

Maureen Connolly Cup- Women’s 55 & over