He’s the number-one tennis player in the world, a hero in his homeland, and a tough competitor who also likes having some fun on the court. Bob Simon profiles Novak Djokovic.
Four of The greatest tennis legends of all times are set to compete in an historic doubles match during the opening of the prestigious Bahamas Open on Sunday March 11th, 2012 on Centre Court of the National Tennis Centre in Nassau, Bahamas. The Bahamas Open an ITF sanctioned $100,000 Women’s Pro Tennis Tournament, has [...]
Though somewhat smaller than previous years, the Subway Jr. Tennis Tournament went off without a hitch this past weekend. Thanks to the generosity of businessman, Mr. Shuffle Hepburn, owner of the Subway Restaurant franchise on Grand Bahama, young people from Grand Bahama and Nassau were given the opportunity to practice their tennis skills in the [...]
“ANDY RODDICK TO PARTICIPATE IN TENNIS EXHIBITION at 3 p.m. on Saturday 3rd December at the Atlantis Tennis Centre.” Continue Reading →
THE MARK KNOWLES CELEBRITY TENNIS INVITATIONAL 1-4 December 2011 Mark Knowles is pleased to announce the annual Mark Knowles Celebrity Tennis Invitational will be held on 1-4 December 2011 at the Atlantis Resort & Casino by Presenting Sponsor, MDC-Partners, and organized by the Mark Knowles Management Group (MKMG). This year’s featured players are Andy [...]
On why McEnroe did not “act up” around Borg: [...] Bjorn Borg, whom McEnroe always refers to as his “great” rival, and with whom, on court and off, he was never (or almost never) less than civil. Interestingly, Borg is said to have been a racket thrower as a young teenager. But all traces of [...]
“Lawn tennis, rooted in the 16th-century game of royal courts and patented in England in 1874 by a retired army cavalry officer, was from the start bound up with notions of character-building. It was a means for the men and women of the English upper class and their American emulators in Boston, Philadelphia and Newport [...]
Funeral Service for the late JACKSON BARTLETT, Age 46, for- merly of #25 Robyn Drive, Freeport, will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, at 1:00 p.m. Officiating will be Rev’d Fr. Rudolph V. Cooper. Interment will follow in the St. Stephen’s Church Cemetery, [...]
Photos courtesy of Mark Da Cunha Photography.