The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced today the players who will represent the United States at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Seniors World Team Championships, which will be held August 12-18 at various tennis facilities in Ulm, Germany.
The tournament is the senior tennis equivalent of the Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions, with top American tennis players representing their country in the 50-, 55- and 60-and-over age groups.
Representatives of #TeamSoCal include:
Austria Cup – Men’s 55 & over
Bill Moss, Malibu, Calif.
Maria Esther Bueno Cup – Women’s 50 & over
Debbie Spence-Nasim, Carlsbad, Calif.
Ros Nideffer, San Diego, Captain
The American teams will look to retain the Austria Cup title for the second year in a row. Team USA will once again try to win the elusive Maria Esther Bueno Cup after finishing runner-up the last two years.
Following the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the World Individual Championships will be held August 18-25.