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,…

Abaco Tennis Update #2

And the Work Continues! Since the hurricane destroyed the tennis courts at the Forest Heights Academy School, the association started looking for another court to use locally. After countless communication between the ATA President, Cameel McDonald, and the local government/administrator, ATA was finally given full access to use the tennis court in Dundas Town, Abaco.…

Coach Corey BLTA Play Tennis Program 2020

The BLTA Planting Tennis Seeds

On Saturday past, the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s “Play Tennis” Developmental Program started indoors with drills and fitness conducted by Coach Marion Bain, Coach Corey Francis, Donte Armbrister and Sydney Clarke. Later, the session progressed outdoors as the weather improved. The kids had the opportunity to perform basic tactics and techniques as demonstrated and instructed…