“Play Tennis” Strong

The recent session of The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s “Play Tennis” featured an introduction to the backhand stroke. The backhand can be a one-handed or two-handed stroke. Many of the kids prefer thetwo-handed backhand. Play Tennis has welcomed up to approximately 20 participants since its resumption at the beginning of the year, keeping in line…

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…

BLTA Board 2020

NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD – EFFECTIVE 4 JULY, 2020

Please see below our newly elected Executive Board of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association:  The Board will serve a 2-year term that ends April 2022. President  –  Perry Newton 1st Vice President – Michael Butler 2nd Vice President – Chilean Burrows Treasurer – Timothy Dames Assistant Treasurer – Yvette Godet Secretary – John Laramore Assistant Secretary – Cameel McDonald Council Member – Bernard Clarke Council…

South West Tennis Club 2019

Community Junior Tennis – SWTC Holds a Successful Tennis Tournament in the Local Community on Saturday Past

The President of The Southwest Tennis Club (SWTC) Mr. Mike Butler organized a tennis tournament for beginners at the Flamingo Gardens tennis courts. It was the first interclub tournament for the SWTC youth afterschool “play tennis program”. The club has a roster of 50 registered kids ranging from ages 4 – 12. During the tournament,…