Play Tennis Program March 2021

The BLTA “Play Tennis” Program Welcomes over 70 Kids in the first quarter of 2021

In March 2020, The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association(BLTA) “Play Tennis” program, like so many other sporting programs was halted due to restrictions related to the pandemic. Exactly one year later the landscape is active and the growth prospect via “Play Tennis” is immense. Since its start on Jan 2nd 2021, this introductory Tennis Program has…

BLTA JTI Match Play

BLTA MATCHPLAY TENNIS SERIES

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association(BLTA) has started a matchplay series to jumpstart tennis play for juniors. The matchplay was started in the last quarter of 2020 at the National Tennis Centre as competitive tournaments in The Bahamas were previously prohibited. The BLTA’s matchplay organizer Shayvon Clarke stated that “The players are playing with more confidence…

Danielle Thompson

Let’s Play Tennis

Danielle Thompson, who represented The Bahamas in the 2019 Fed Cup ( now the Billy Jean King Cup) is conducting tennis clinics for female tennis juniors. Danielle has had an illustrious collegiate tennis career at Morgan State University, a Division 1 college. She was awarded Player Of the Year, 1st Team #1 Singles and Doubles,…

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.…