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Del Mar’s Anderson takes Senior Women’s tennis event

LA JOLLA — Second-seeded Catherine Anderson of Del Mar wrapped up the 70-and-over title at the May 18 USTA National Senior Women’s Hard Court Championships. She led top-seeded Charleen Hillebrand of San Pedro 7-6 (2), 3-2, when Hillebrand was forced to retire from the match due to illness.

Former touring tennis professional Ros Nideffer of San Diego captured the 50-and-over singles title at the USTA National Senior Women’s Hard Court Championships with a 6-2, 6-3 victory in the final over second-seeded Tracy Houk of Montara.
In the 60-and-over division, top-seeded Tina Karwasky of Glendale won the championship for the third consecutive year beating Martha Downing of Shingle Springs, 6-1, 6-0.
Top-seeded Mary Lynch of Rockport, Texas, finished a run to the 80-and-over championship as she defeated fellow Texan Margaret Canby, the No. 2 seed from San Antonio, 6-0, 6-2.
For complete results for each age division, go to