Nassau, Bahamas – The past two weeks saw a display of tennis talent among a diverse group of players. There was participation from both the male and female populace. The players range from the juniors to the veterans. This year was the 24th edition of the AID Clay Court Championships. The event was concluded on Saturday afternoon at the Gym Tennis Club. The final match featured Mr. Vince Andrews & Mr. Stephen Thompson who defeated Mr. Michael Butler & Mr. Nolan Johnson 6-1, 6-4 in the Men’s Jr. Veterans Doubles final.
A total of seven divisions were played during the two-week tournament. The matches were competitive and tennis enthusiasts enjoyed the match play, techniques and skills on display. Please see below for the results of the other categories played:
Ladies Jr. Vets Singles – Marion Bain
Ladies Jr. Vets Doubles – Marion Bain & Gabriella Fraser
Men’s Open Singles – William Fountain
Men’s Open Doubles – William Fountain & Robert Smith
Men’s Jr. Vets Singles – Brent Johnson
Mixed Doubles – William & Nikkita Fountain
At the trophy presentation, Mrs. Shirlene Watson, wife of AID’s Executive Chairman, Harold Watson, presented the trophies to the finalists. Mrs. Watson took the time out to thank the Gym Club for hosting of the event and also gave special mention to Referee, Mickey Williams & Chief Umpire, Bradley Bain, while also promising something special for the 25th edition of the tournament next year.
Please see the link to the complete results of all the matches on the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s website,
Original Post Date: 29/08/2016