Kofi Bowe Forehand

Kofi Bowe, Freeport Advanced – Singles and Doubles’ Semifinals of the USTA Rick Macci Tennis Tournament

Bahamian top junior tennis player, Kofi Bowe advanced to the semifinals of the USTA’s Rick Macci International Spring Break Challenger.   Kofi entered the Boys’ U16s event which was recently held in Boca Raton, Florida. Kofi defeated Jack Kreisberg (USA)  6-4, 6-0  to advance to the quarterfinals. He received a walkover to the semifinals where he played his doubles…


Ministry of Education Officer in meeting with Tennis Developmental Officers

Mr. Evon Wisdom, Senior Education Officer at the Ministry of Education visited the National Tennis Centre this past weekend. Mr. Wisdom met with BLT President, Ms. Darnette Weir,  Mr. John Goede, International Tennis Federation  Development Officer for The Caribbean  and other Executives inclusive of recently appointed, Head of Junior Development, Mr. Perry Newton Jr. and Junior Tennis Initiative Administrator and…


BLTA Promotes Tennis Development As Coaches Education and Training Course Begins Today!

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association is jumpstarting its tennis development with the Play Tennis Course (PTC). PTC is an introductory level tennis qualification that is delivered through the member National Tennis Associations of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The focus on coaches’ development is key to the overall growth of the sport of Tennis. Thirteen…


BLTA’s Junior Development

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association announces Mr. Perry Newton Jr.,  assisted by Mr. Wesley Rolle, will head the Junior Development Program for the national association.  The approval of appointment was unanimous at this month’s Board Meeting. Mr. Newton has held various posts in the Tennis arena, inclusive of Public Relations Officer, Treasurer and Council Member of the BLTA…

Justin Lunn

Bahamians Kevin Major Jr.(Winner), Philip Major Jr. (Quarterfinalist) and Justin Lunn (R16) In Tennis Open Championship in Florida

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association congratulates Kevin Major Jr. on winning another tennis tournament in Florida. Kevin won Open Championships in Flamingo Park Florida only weeks after winning the BMW Tennis Championships in Pembrooke Pines. Kevin was seeded 3rd in the tournament and fellow Bahamian Philip Major Jr. was seeded 6th in the tournament. Both…

Joshua Turnquest Ranked 15

CONGRATULATIONS – Joshua Turnquest ranked #15 in Intercollegiate Tennis (NAIA)

Bahamian collegiate player Joshua Turnquest is now ranked #15 in intercollegiate tennis play. Joshua moved up 15 spots based on the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NAIA rankings announced recently.  The NAIA is the National Association of IntercollegiateAthletics in North America. Joshua is now ranked No. 15  in singles play. Joshua who is a junior…