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.…

Main Draw Begins at the 15th ITF Junkanoo Bowl

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association is hosting its 15th Edition of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junkanoo Bowl.  The tournament features top junior players in the under 18 and the U14 categories from more than 20 countries including Japan, South Africa, Ukraine, Zimbabwe, Bulgaria and the  USA. The highest-ranked player is seeded 128 in juniors…

Tennis Development Officer Visits New Providence and Grand Bahama

Mr. John Goede, International Tennis Federation(ITF) Development Officer for the Caribbean had a very fruitful visit to The Bahamas recently.  His visit encompassed not only New Providence but also Grand Bahama.   Mr. Goede met with the Grand Bahama Tennis Association (GBTA).  The focus was on the development of tennis and growth prospects with an emphasis…