Hannah Chambers leaves for ITF/Grand Slam Development Fund 3-week tour
Sixteen (16) year-old St. Michael student and junior tennis player, Hannah Chambers departed Barbados today, Thursday, February 27 for a 3-week tour to Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic to play in U18 grade 3 and 2-grade 2 tournaments as part of the COTECC U17 Touring Team compliments ITF and the Grand Slam Development Fund. Hannah, who has a current […]
BARBADOS U16 Girls FedCup Team is in El Salvador for Junior FedCup 2020!
Our Bajan girls are in group D with Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, and Jamaica. The team will play their first tie on Monday, February 10th against Jamaica. To follow the team, visit www. cotecc.org.sv Profiles of the Players Age – 16 years old DOB – January 29, 2004 High School – Bayside High School ITF Junior Ranking: 2298 Dana has […]
Support InterClub Tennis! Teams are playing at locations across Barbados…
February 1, 2020 – Today, Barbados Yacht Club plays against Barbados Tennis Centre at the Barbados Yacht Club, UWI vs. Paragon at the St. James Racquet Club and Ocean View vs. Summerhayes at Ocean View Club. Windward Club not playing today. All the very best to the teams.
15-YEAR-OLD COCO GAUFF EARNS FIRST WTA TITLE
She’s known as Coco to everyone, from tennis diehards to casual sports fans to those who have never sat through an entire tennis match. Now, Cori Gauff can be called a WTA champion. After losing in the qualifying draw of the Upper Austria Ladies Linz indoor tournament, the 15-year-old American took full advantage of her free pass into the main […]
Russian To Face Zverev In Championship Match
Bridgetown, Barbados – October 12th, 2019 After a series of surprises on Friday, one trend continued at the Rolex Shanghai Masters on Saturday: Daniil Medvedev’s finals streak. The Russian advanced to his sixth straight tour-level final after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(5), 7-5 in Shanghai, extending his FedEx ATP Head2Head series lead against the Greek to 5-0. Medvedev saved four of […]
Welcome to the Barbados Tennis Association
Welcome to our website! We hope you will enjoy our presentation of local and overseas tennis and the galleries showing photos of local players and recent events, together with the links to other tennis related sites. Do let us have your comments on the content of the website, and if you have any suggestions for additional tennis related topics that might be of interest to our […]
History of Tennis
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 among the upper classes. […]
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