Blta: Junior Tennis Champions Crowned

THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) Junior Tennis Nationals came to a successful end at the National Tennis Centre over the weekend.

The event featured categories from the under-8 to under-18 competing for the coveted Junior National Championship crowns.

Tennis Nationals for 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19 and tennis juniors all over The Bahamas participated in this year’s Nationals.

The quality of play was outstanding and the players were excited to showcase their talent at the annual Jr Nationals.

The champions and runners-up coming out of this year’s Nationals tournament are:

Boys Under-18 - Winner: Jacobi Bain. Runner up: Denali Nottage

Girls U-18 - Winner: Kaylee Kanuka. Runner up: Sierra Rodgers.

Girls Under-16 - Winner: Kaylee Kanuka. Runner Up: Sierra Rodgers.

Boys Under-16 - Winner: Dentry Mortimer Jr. Runner up: Michael Major Jr.

Girls U14 - Winner: BreAnn Ferguson. Runner up: Jalisa Clarke.

Boys U14 - Winner: Jackson Mactaggart. Runner up: William McCartney.

Girls U12 - Winner: Sarai Clarke. Runner up: Tatyana Madu

Boys U12 - Winner: Patrick Mactaggart. Runner up: Lukas Zoebelin.

Girls U10 - Winner: Marina Bostwick. Runner up: Alyssa Thurston.

Boys U10 - Champion: Cory Conyers.

Runner Up: Kingston Rhees.

Boys U8 - Champion: Cory Conyers. Runner Up: Oliver Van Oneselen.

The BLTA congratulates all the participants, winners and finalists.

Special mention is given to the double crown winners Kaylee Kanuka (Girls U-18 and U-16) and Cory Conyers (Boys U-10 and U-8) and to Patrick Mactaggart, who went perfect in tournament in the U-12 Boys’ category, not dropping a game.

The BLTA expresses appreciation to Caribbean Landscape Ltd, Limeade Bahamas, and the Street Trader Limited who sponsored this prestigious event.

The BLTA also expressed its appreciation to tournament referee Everette Munroe, tournament director Tara Mactaggart, Mickey Williams and the team of court umpires.


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