Rollins College Menís Tennis player Billy Boyle was crowned the Bermuda Lawn Tennis Associationís menís Double Elimination Champion.
Two dayís after falling in straight sets to number one seed David Thomas the pair had to battle it out to determine a champion having both tasted defeat.
Boyle jumped out to an early lead in the First Set and was able to hang on for a 7-5 win.
The Second Set saw Thomas come back with a vengeance and recorded a 6-0 win to send it to a third set tiebreaker.
The Third and Final Set was a seesaw affair, but it was Boyle who was determined to come away with the win and held on for a 6-4 victory and the title.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
BLTA Double Elimination Tournament Day Seven
The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Associationís Christmas Double Elimination Tournament will go down to a Final Day of competition as David Thomas inflicted the first defeat of the tournament for Billy Boyle at the WER Joell Tennis Stadium.
Thomas advanced to the Final when he defeated James Finnigan 7-5, 6-1 earlier in the day, their match was halted the day before due to rain.
In the Final, Thomas jumped out to a 4 - 0 First Set lead before Boyle was able to win a game, however Thomas closed out the set winning the next two games to win the First Set 6 - 1.
In the Second Set Thomas broke Boyle three times to win 6 - 0.
Friday, December 30, 2016
Rain Halts Double Elimination Semi-Final
James Finnigan in Action
Inclement weather brought a halt to the Bermuda Lawn Tennis Associationís Christmas Double Elimination Tournament Semi-Final on Day Six at the WER Joell Tennis Stadium.
Tournament number one seed David Thomas was taking on James Finnigan for a spot in the final to face undefeated Billy Boyle.
Thomas won the First Set 7 - 5, before heavy rains postponed the match with Finnigan leading the Second Set 1 - 0.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
BLTA Double Elimination Tournament Day Five
James Finnigan in Action
The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Associationís Christmas Double Elimination Tournament moved into Day Five with one match played at the WER Joell Tennis Stadium.
Billy Boyle and James Finnigan needed three sets to decide a winner.
Boyle won the First Set 6 - 4, before Finnigan won the Second Set 6 - 2.
The Third and Final Set saw Boyle break Finnigan twice on his way to a 6 - 1 victory.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
BLTA Double Elimination Tournament Day Four
The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Associationís Christmas Double Elimination Tournament moved into Day Four with one match played at the WER Joell Tennis Stadium.
David Thomas defeated Dylan Powell in straight sets 6 - 2, 6 - 2.