Abigail Simms College 2021

Bahamians on the College Tennis Beat

Bahamian Abigail Simms playing for Indiana Tech Warriors in the tennis spring season went 4-5 in singles at first flight and 7-4 in doubles. Abigail’s spring season, like many others, was cut short due to COVID-19. However, Abigail made history for women’s tennis at her school being 1 of 3 Warriors who earned national rankings…

IC Junior Series hosts a successful tournament at the National Tennis Centre

Over the weekend IC Bahamas Junior Series hosted its first tournament for 2021 at The National Tennis Centre(NTC). The tournament featured players in the U10 and U12 categories. The tournament sponsor is The Winterbotham Trust. Finalist in the various categories are: Boys 10Winner: Lucas ZoebeleinRunner-up: Cameron Ferguson Girls U10Winner: Marlee MartinRunner-up: Srae’ Rodgers Boys U12…

“Play Tennis” Strong

The recent session of The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s “Play Tennis” featured an introduction to the backhand stroke. The backhand can be a one-handed or two-handed stroke. Many of the kids prefer thetwo-handed backhand. Play Tennis has welcomed up to approximately 20 participants since its resumption at the beginning of the year, keeping in line…

Happy New Year 2021

New Years Message

Happy New Year to all, 2021 is a year of promise. As we look back at our success and struggles of 2020, we are committed to further growing the sport of tennis throughout the Bahamas. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic tennis activity was virtually halted as competitive sporting events across the country was prohibited. This…

BLTA JTI Match Play

BLTA MATCHPLAY TENNIS SERIES

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association(BLTA) has started a matchplay series to jumpstart tennis play for juniors. The matchplay was started in the last quarter of 2020 at the National Tennis Centre as competitive tournaments in The Bahamas were previously prohibited. The BLTA’s matchplay organizer Shayvon Clarke stated that “The players are playing with more confidence…

Danielle Thompson

Let’s Play Tennis

Danielle Thompson, who represented The Bahamas in the 2019 Fed Cup ( now the Billy Jean King Cup) is conducting tennis clinics for female tennis juniors. Danielle has had an illustrious collegiate tennis career at Morgan State University, a Division 1 college. She was awarded Player Of the Year, 1st Team #1 Singles and Doubles,…