SUCCESS AT HERITAGE SPORTS TENNIS 10S TOURNAMENTTuesday 30th October 2012
- Red ball ( Dante Benjamin & Selene Kentish Winners
- Green Dot/Performance Tennis ( Justin Marcano & Ashley Bersma Winners)
Fourty four (44) Under 10 athletes brought the courts of Halcyon Tennis Club alive as Parents, coaches and spectators were on hand to witness the crowning of the Heritage Sports red ball and green dot ball champions.
The Heritage Sports sponsored Tennis 10s tournament brought together two (2) levels of competition in that of the red ball and green dot ball.
Red Ball Competition:
Success came for Dante Benjamin (Halcyon Tennis Club/ St. Johns Lutheran) a relative new
comer to the sport with his defeat over Fin Burridge (Tennis w-Samantha/ Island Academy)
In the girls red ball competition Selene Kentish (Halcyon Tennis Club/ St. Andrews Primary)
made an easy competition of apponent Jewel Ambrose ( St. John’s Lutheran STI Program)
Green Dot Ball Competition:
The tennis 10s green dot ball competition was a first for the ABTA since the ITF 2012
Rule change. Though the number for this performance level competition was low the quality
of the matches played was of a high standard. The boys champion Justin Marcano (Jolly Harbour Tennis Academy/ St. Andrews ) was successful in his championship bid over Aiden Fuller (Halcyon Tennis Club/St. Nicholas Primary) defeating him 4-2.
The girls competition followed a playoff format due to the limited numbers. Ashley Bersma (Halcyon Tennis Club/St. Nicholas Primary)was declared the girls champion after defeating Selene Kentish (Halcyon Tennis Club/St. Andrews Primary) 4-0
We congratulate all the participants in this competiton as only through competition can you
see their through potential. We also thank the sponsor of this tournament Heritage Sports who made this event a success. We also the local clubs represented Halcyon Tennis, Jolly Harbour Academy and Tennis w/Samantha; schools- St. John’s Lutheran (STI Program), Island Academy, Sunny Side (STI program), Kids Unlimited and St. Nicholas Primary.
As the year draws to a close the ABTA welcomes and 12 and under players to the upcoming
Halcyon Tennis Club 12 & Under tournament.
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