BLTA President Newton speaks at the ITF Junior Tennis Initiative Global Workshop

The International Tennis Federation(ITF) extended an invitation to President Perry Newton to speak at the  2021 National Junior Tennis Initiative(JTI) Global Workshop. There were over 140 countries in attendance that were spilt into sessions. President Newton presented on The Play Tennis Bahamas introductory program and the keys to its success, the development of Island Association…

Focus on The Family Islands – Abaco, Eleuthera and Grand Bahama

There are three active island associations sanctioned by the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) namely The Abaco Tennis Association (ATA), the Eleuthera Tennis Association (ETA) and the Grand Bahama Tennis Association (GBTA). The BLTA aims to foster a continuous learning and growth environment in tennis in The Bahamas through the sharing of ideas, providing support,…

Bahama Pure Tournament 2021

GBTA Junior Tournament comes to a successful end

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) extends hearty congratulations to the Grand Bahamas Tennis Association(GBTA) on holding a successful tournament this weekend in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The event was the first BLTA sanctioned tournament since the Covid-19 pandemic. Kids and organizers alike were happy for the competitive play to resume with adherence to the appropriate safety…

Tennis Exhibition in Nassau and Tennis Program in Freeport, Grand Bahama

Tennis Exhibition in Nassau:On Saturday past, Southwest Tennis Club in conjunction with the other Sporting Clubs at the Flamingo Gardens Park held an all-day Saturday exhibition to showcase the talented youths who are engaged in the community’s year-round programs. These programs are facilitated by dedicated volunteers. There were a number of honorees and for tennis, Kevin…

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…