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Tyler Smith Advances To Championships Finals

Tyler Smith Advances To Championships Finals

The NJCAA Women’s Tennis National Championship continued with Bermuda’s Tyler Smith ranked number one in Flight 3 Singles advancing to the Finals. Smith defeated 5th seed Efrosina Kariqi in their Semi Final battle in straight sets 6 – 1, 6 – 0. Smith next teamed up with Mingxiu Du to make up the Number One Seed in the Doubles Flight... Read more of this article

Ricky Mallory Named National Tennis Director

Ricky Mallory Named National Tennis Director

Ricky Mallory former Number 1 player on the Island, and current Davis Cup Coach has been named to the role of National Tennis Director for the BLTA. President Michael Wolfe said, “Ricky’s tennis legacy, international experience, and passion for the sport make him the ideal candidate for the position. This is an entirely volunteer position, so I... Read more of this article

Tennis: Bermuda Open Singles Finals Results

Tennis: Bermuda Open Singles Finals Results

The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association’s 2015 Open Singles Championships concluded at the Coral Beach and Tennis Courts. Number One Seed Gavin Manders had to dig deep in the first set against Number Two Seed Jenson Bascome, down 5-3 at one point in the first set and Bascome looking in control, Manders then took control from there winning the first set... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Tennis Open Singles

Photos, Video & Results: Tennis Open Singles

The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association’s 2015 Open Singles Championships continued at the Coral Beach and Tennis Courts, with the top seeds on the Men’s side advancing to the Finals. Number One Seed Gavin Manders defeated the number Three Seed David Thomas in straight sets 6-4, 7-5, while Number Two Seed Jenson Bascome had to come from behind to defeat... Read more of this article

Tennis: BLTA Championships Day #2 Results

Tennis: BLTA Championships Day #2 Results

The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association’s 2015 Open Singles Championships continued at the Coral Beach and Tennis Courts, with the top seeds on the Men’s side all advancing, however on the Ladies side the number one seed fell in a three setter to the number two seed. In Men’s Quarter-Finals number one seed Gavin Manders defeated Dean Mello in straight... Read more of this article

Tennis: BLTA Championships Day #1 Results

Tennis: BLTA Championships Day #1 Results

The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association’s 2015 Open Singles Championships got underway at the Coral Beach and Tennis Courts, with the top seeds all advancing. On the Men’s side tournament number one seed Gavin Manders defeated Wilfred Gonsalves 6-0, 6-0, while number two seed Jenson Bascome needed three sets to defeated Jovan Jordan-Whitter 6-3, 3-6,... Read more of this article

BLTA Open Singles Challenge To Get Underway

BLTA Open Singles Challenge To Get Underway

The BLTA Open Singles Challenge tournament gets underway today [April 8] with matches starting at 5:30pm at Coral Beach Tennis Club. Players vying for an opportunity to represent Bermuda in both the Men’s Davis Cup and Women’s Fed Cup events will be participating in this new singles event tournament. This  tournament will give Bermuda’s tennis... Read more of this article

Alex Cooper Named SAA Player Of Week

Alex Cooper Named SAA Player Of Week

The Southern Athletic Association [SAA] has named the Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for the week of March 16 – 22, with Bermuda’s Alex Cooper, who attends Sewanee University in Tennessee, taking the honour. The SCC website said,  ”In two wins over nationally ranked opponents this weekend, senior Alex Cooper led Sewanee with... Read more of this article

Coral Beach To Host Open Singles Challenge

Coral Beach To Host Open Singles Challenge

The Coral Beach & Tennis Club is set to host the brand new BLTA Open Singles Challenge, an elite local tennis tournament that gets underway next week. The tournament is open to the public and will be sanctioned by the BLTA. It will also serves as mandatory qualification to Bermuda’s 2015 National Team for the Davis Cup and Fed Cup squads. All... Read more of this article

2015 Racket Blazers Junior Tournament Series

2015 Racket Blazers Junior Tournament Series

Grotto Bay Tennis Club announced the schedule for the 2015 Racket Blazers Junior Tournament Series, with Series 1 set to be held on Saturday, March 28th at Grotto Bay Beach Hotel and Tennis Club, and is aimed at encouraging all standards of players. Sponsored by Executive Jet and Cargo Services provider Cedar Aviation Services Ltd, this competition... Read more of this article

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