Tennis Canada runs seniors tennis programs as well as tournaments both in Canada and internationally, allowing people from across the country to compete in events at home and on the world stage.
Tournaments in Canada
The Canadian Tournament Circuit consists of 9 ITF events (Grade A-4), 6 provincial level events (Tier 1-3), 4 regional events and 6 Senior Nationals events.
ITF Seniors Tournaments
The ITF Seniors Tour is a global tennis Tour that provides players aged 35 and over with a high-quality and enjoyable competitive experience. 2018 saw 26,000 registered players, and 450 tournaments take place across 70 nations.
The pinnacle of the Tour is the annual World Championships, which caters for three distinct age categories – Young Seniors (35-45+), Seniors (50-60+) and Super-Seniors (65-85+), at both team and individual level.
ITF Seniors tournaments range from Grade A (aimed at elite players) to Grade 4 (aimed at recreational level), featuring singles, doubles and mixed doubles events for each five-year age increment from 35+ to 85+.
Please consult the Resources page for Selection Criteria, Seeding Guidelines and other important information.