Mallory Advances to Turkey Bowl National Open Final
Trey Mallory advanced to the Boy’s 16 Singles TriTennis Turkey Bowl National Open - Tennis Recruiting.net Showcase Series Level 7 Final.
Mallory advanced following a hard fought Semi-Final match in which he defeated Sean Kamyshev in straight sets 7-6, 6-3.
Mallory the Number 2 seed needed three sets to advance to the Semi-Final, when he defeated Martin Cabrera in their Quarter-Final match up.
Cabrera won the First Set 6-4, but Mallory would fight back to draw the match level at 1 – 1 when he won the Second Set 6-0, the match would need a Tie-Breaker in which Mallory would win 10-5.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Bermuda Treasures Tennis Programme
The Bermuda Treasures Free Tennis Programme, got underway at the Elbow Beach Tennis Courts.
David Lambert the organizer said, “This Program is now fully subscribed, however we will never turn anyone away.”
With Governor John Rankin and Sports Minister Zane DeSilva in attendance, the courts were full and lively.
Lambert continued, “Of all the comments directed towards us today, the one that stands out the most was mentioned by a young lady in her seventy sixth year - I have always wanted to play tennis, but could never afford it, or was too busy.”
The programme is supported by Lead Sponsor Paul Spring and Gatorade/Pepsi and Jim Butterfield of Butterfield & Vallis who is a Supporting Sponsor, all of our participants received fresh fruit, energy bars, healthy treats along with water and energy drinks.
Elbow Beach Bermuda continues to support Elbow Beach Tennis Programs.
This Event would be impossible with out the Coaches, Barbara and Jacklyn Lambert, Terry Smith, Jerome Bradshaw, Eldon Daniels, Earl Leader, Christopher Weeks and Walter Burgess.
Lambert concluded by saying, “This program will grow, our Treasures have already expressed an interest in January.”
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Finnigan Continues Competing in Panther Invitational
James Finnigan was back in action representing Florida Institute of Technology Men’s Tennis at the Panther Tennis Invitational at Satellite Beach, Florida.
Finnigan playing in the Singles Flight No. 2 – Consolation Round, went down to Bernardo Ferreira from PBAU.
Ferreira won the first set 6-1, he would then win the second set 6-1.
In the Doubles Flight No. 2 – Second Round of the tournament on Court 2, the duo of Jack Clark and Finnigan downed the Eckerd duo of Will Stone and Matt Spasic 9-8.
Monday, November 20, 2017
Finnigan Competes in Panther Invitational
James Finnigan represented Florida Institute of Technology Men’s Tennis at the Panther Tennis Invitational at Satellite Beach, Florida.
Finnigan playing in the Singles Flight No. 2 – Quarter-Finals, went down to Eddie Lewis from Eckerd.
Lewis had won the first set 6-3, he was leading the second set 3-0, before Finnigan retired.
In the Doubles Flight No. 2 – Quarter-Finals, Finnigan teamed up with Gerard Carpinell and they defeated Lewis and Will Stone from Eckerd 8-4.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Bermuda Seniors Tennis Programme @ Elbow Beach
In a deal between Elbow Beach Tennis, Government, Gatorade and Age Concern, a Bermuda Treasures Free Tennis Programme is being launched.
The Programme is for 65 years old or older.
Several of Bermuda’s top coaches have donated their time, they will be playing with and coaching participants of all levels.
For advanced participants the programme will have Pro’s available for match play short and full court.