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Deloitte Open Tennis Tournament On May 13

Deloitte Open Tennis Tournament On May 13

The first serve of the 2017 Deloitte Open tennis tournament will take place on Saturday, May 13. The tournament will be hosted by Pomander Gate Tennis Club, and is sanctioned by the Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association. Deloitte has sponsored the competition for almost a decade. The tournament has grown to become a player-favorite on the local tennis calendar,... Read more of this article

Beach Tennis Events In Dockyard On Mondays

Beach Tennis Events In Dockyard On Mondays

Bermuda Beach Tennis will be hosting beach tennis tournaments on Monday evenings from 6.00pm to 9.00pm in Dockyard. Tony Brannon said, “Bermuda Beach Tennis has hosted seven international beach tennis tournaments since 2008 and we are hoping to have a major ITF Beach Tennis event in 2018. “We have hosted players over the years from Italy, Spain,... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Congratulates Tyler Smith

Shadow Minister Congratulates Tyler Smith

Shadow Minister of Community, Youth & Sports Michael Weeks congratulated Tyler Smith on being named Southwestern Athletic Conference [SWAC] Player of the Year. Mr Weeks said, “As Shadow Minister of Sports, I offer my congratulations to Tyler Smith on being named SWAC Player of the Year. Her team, Jackson State University, had a remarkable year... Read more of this article

Smith Named SWAC Tennis Player Of Year

Smith Named SWAC Tennis Player Of Year

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith was named the 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference [SWAC] Women’s Tennis Player of the Year and also named to the All-Conference Singles First Team. The announcement said, “The Lady Tigers No. 1 position player Tyler Smith ran the table in conference play for an 8-0 record and was named the 2017 SWAC Women’s Tennis Player... Read more of this article

Tyler Smith Wins First Pro Tour Match

Tyler Smith Wins First Pro Tour Match

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith played in her first Pro Tournament, the USTA Women’s Pro Circuit $25,000 Challenger. Smith won her First Round match in straight sets defeating Andrea Anderson from the USA 6-0, 6-1. Smith went down in her Second Round match in straight sets to Beatrice Gumuya from India who is the number one seed 6-0, 6-1. Related... Read more of this article

Video: Junior Davis Cup Tennis Team Returns

Video: Junior Davis Cup Tennis Team Returns

Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup tennis team returned to the island this evening [April 3] after making a strong showing to place 7th out of 18 countries at the tournament in El Salvador at the weekend, marking the highest finish for Bermuda since they started participating in the Junior Davis Cup event.The team included Coach Ricky Mallory and players... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates Junior Davis Cup Team

Minister Congratulates Junior Davis Cup Team

Today [April 3] the Minister of Social Development and Sports Nandi Outerbridge congratulated Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup team which placed 7th out of 18 countries in the Junior Davis Cup North/Central America and Caribbean tournament in El Salvador at the weekend. This is the highest finish for Bermuda since they started participating in the Junior... Read more of this article

Tennis: Bermuda Defeat Barbados To Finish 7th

Tennis: Bermuda Defeat Barbados To Finish 7th

Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup team placed an impressive 7th out of 18 countries beating Jamaica and Puerto Rico [6th seed] to qualify for the main elimination draw, and in the main draw, they narrowly missed defeating Aruba [3rd seed]. Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup team then met the Dominican Republic, where once again it came down to a doubles decision... Read more of this article

Stadium To Close From 9-5pm On Thursday

Stadium To Close From 9-5pm On Thursday

The Department of Youth, Sport & Recreation is advising the public that the W.E.R. Joell Tennis stadium will be closed on Thursday, April 6 from 9.00am to 5.00pm due to an interruption of electricity. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation wishes to advise the public of the closure of the WER Joell tennis stadium on... Read more of this article

Aruba Defeat Bermuda In Junior Davis Cup

Aruba Defeat Bermuda In Junior Davis Cup

Following their victory over Jamaica and Puerto Rico, Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup Team were narrowly defeated by number 3 seed Aruba, losing in the doubles match by a third set tiebreaker. Tensions were high for Coach Mallory and his team, as the singles matches were split 1-1 and it all came down to the doubles match as the decider. The day kicked... Read more of this article

Bermuda Claim Second Win, Defeat Puerto Rico

Bermuda Claim Second Win, Defeat Puerto Rico

Following after their victory over Jamaica, Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup Team upset the number 6 seed Puerto Rico by defeating them 2-1, with Bermuda winning their pool to advance to the elimination round of the Junior Davis Cup Event in El Salvador. Coach Ricky Mallory said, “This is an impressive result for our players and for tennis in Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Photos: BLTA Under 12 ITF Tennis Trials

Photos: BLTA Under 12 ITF Tennis Trials

The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association continued trials for players looking to represent Bermuda in the Under 12 ITF/COTECC World Junior Tennis Championships, with three matches on tap on the second day of action at the WER Joell Tennis Stadium. Matthew Way defeated Kallan Richardson in a three set battle that took 2 hours and 50 minutes, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5. A... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Tennis Team Defeat Jamaica 2 – 1

Bermuda’s Tennis Team Defeat Jamaica 2 – 1

Bermuda’s Junior Davis Cup team achieved early success in their opening match Tuesday against Jamaica, defeating them 2-1. The team arrived at 8am for their allotted 30 minute warm up session with match playing starting at 8:30am. First up in the order was Tariq Simons playing in the no. 2 position for the team. Simons is a newcomer to team tennis,... Read more of this article