Over the weekend IC Bahamas Junior Series hosted its first tournament for 2021 at The National Tennis Centre(NTC). The tournament featured players in the U10 and U12 categories. The tournament sponsor is The Winterbotham Trust.
Finalist in the various categories are:
Winner: Lucas Zoebelein
Runner-up: Cameron Ferguson
Winner: Marlee Martin
Runner-up: Srae’ Rodgers
Boys U12 – Winner: Patrick Mactaggart
Runner-up: Chase Newbold
Girls U12 – Winner: Sarai Clarke
Runner-up: Claudia Drgon
The tournament was the first BLTA sanctioned junior tournament since the pandemic. Juniors were excited to get on the courts with the safety and health protocols in place. IC Bahamas President Mr. Kit Spencer stated “We are very pleased to host the first tennis tournament. This is the third year for the IC Tennis Junior Series in The Bahamas. This
initial tournament should open the way for tennis tournaments to be staged with the proper safety protocols and procedures.
Mr Spencer extended thanks to Mr. Mickey Williams the Tournament Supervisor and Mrs. Tara Mactaggart the Tournament Organizer. In addition, Mr Spencer thanked The NTC, The BLTA and the officials at the tournament who recently received training at the BLTA’s Officiating Course.
The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) congratulates IC Bahamas for organizing this tournament and ensuring a safe, smooth and seamless process. The successful tournament has paved the way for more competitive tennis tournaments in the future in a safe environment and in adherence to strict protocols.
Original Post Date: 1/2/2021