Advantage Tennis Services Advantage Tennis Services is a local tennis coaching company that has over 6 years coaching experience behind it. We specialise in all aspects of tennis coaching, from juniors to adults, from beginners to intermediates, through to advanced players. ATP World Tour Follow the Mens and Ladies Circuits around the world. Barbados Olympic [...]
ITF Junior Tennis Initiative (JTI) – 14 & Under Development Programme Through the National Associations, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) operates a number of programmes to assist member nations with tennis for junior players between the ages of 6 and 14. The ITF believes that each nation should be focusing a great deal of their [...]
Tennis is a game played between either two players (“singles”) or two teams of two players (“doubles”). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponent’s court. Tennis originated in England in the late 19th century and first spread through the English-speaking world, particularly [...]
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The four man team of Darian King, Haydn Lewis, Seanon Williams and UK based Anthony Marshall along with non-playing captain Kevin Yarde head to Santa Cruz, Bolivia to play in the Americas Zone Group III of the 2011 Davis Cup team tennis competition. Eight teams are entered in Group III and are initially split into two [...]
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the 2011 Masters, Open and Junior Nationals tournaments originally scheduled to run from June 18 – July 7 have been postponed. The 2011 Nationals have now been rescheduled to be played at the National Tennis Centre from September 2 – 23, 2011. The revised 2011 tournament calendar can be found at [...]
Defending champions Summerhayes Tennis Club narrowly defeated the National Tennis Centre team to win the 2011 BNB Inter Club tennis championship by 39 points 36. With the final played at the National Tennis Centre on May 7, each team had won 2 matches coming into the decider. Summerhayes duly took the final mixed doubles in [...]
The 2011 Barbados International Junior Championships concluded yesterday with two unseeded pairings contesting the U18s boys doubles final. Grenadian Yannick James and Barbadian Matthew Hutchinson lost to the British pairing of Thomas Colautti and Callum Poland-Smith 2-6, 1-6 at the National Tennis Centre. Colautti the # 6 seed had earlier taken the U18s boys singles [...]
We are again preparing to host the Barbados Junior International ITF Championships at the National Tennis Centre and the Barbados Yacht Club running from Saturday March 26 to the scheduled finals day on Friday April 1, 2011. The tournament, which is held for Under-18 and Under-14 tennis players has full entries in the Under-18 boys’ [...]