Users that are online: 128










Sections
Newsletter
Email:
Home | National News | Information Services | THE BAHAMAS BEATS AUSTRIA - TO PLAY USA IN FINAL OF INTERNATIONAL TENNIS DOUBLES EVENT

THE BAHAMAS BEATS AUSTRIA - TO PLAY USA IN FINAL OF INTERNATIONAL TENNIS DOUBLES EVENT

Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font


Team Bahamas

After recording wins over Barbados and the “International” team on the first two days, The Bahamas pulled off its third victory in a row to beat the seeded Austrian team 3-2 in The Bahamas (IC) International Tennis Doubles event taking place at Breezes.  On Friday they will take on the USA who won their group to determine the first and second places in this weeklong event.

The Bahamas ladies pair of Dyphany Mortier and Susan Kimball once again proved a source of strength winning their ladies doubles match over Yvette Fischli and Ernestine Kock 6-4, 6-4.  Sue Kimball joined her husband Mas Kimball to record a second win in the older age category mixed doubles over Edmund Seliger and Ernestine Kock 6-0, 6-1. The younger mixed doubles team of Neil Mactaggart and Dyphany Mortier lost a close match to Helmut Flagel and Yvette Fischli 7-6 (4), 6-3.  The older men’s doubles match was again a close match with the team of Kit Spencer and Mas Kimball going down 7-5, 7-5 to Helmut Flagel and Gerhard Thaler. The overall win for The Bahamas was achieved by a great win of the younger Bahamian men’s pair of John Antonas and Neil Mactaggart over a strong Austrian team of Helmut Kock and Alfred Klammer. They split the first two sets and won by clinching the ten point tie break third set for The Bahamas with a score of 6-4, 2-6, 10-8. It couldn’t have been much closer!

In the other matches Belgium beat Great Britain 3-2, USA beat Canada 4-1 and Barbados beat the International team 3-2.

IC President Kit Spencer commented “This was a great victory for The Bahamas and it has been a real team effort.  While everyone on the team has contributed to the wins, our two ladies have been a particular strength.”

“Overall it has been a great week of some excellent tennis where the IC motto of “hands across the net, friendship across the ocean” has been well in evidence and it has shown just how tennis is a game for life.  I would particularly like to thank SG Private Banking for their sponsorship that has made this week possible and for the contribution of the Sports division of The Ministry Of Tourism for helping to host our overseas visitors to “Tea at Government House” on Thursday. This is the rest day from playing where we put on an “Enjoy The Bahamas Day” to help showcase this country to our visitors from around the world.


Team Austria


Log in
For website security reasons, users must login to post a comment on an article.
Or you can Connect with Facebook

Subscribe to comments feed Comments (0 posted):

total: | displaying:

Post your comment comment


Copyright, Spice Media Group 2008-2016.
All rights reserved. Contact editor@theeleutheran.com
More News....
image

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT - Tropical Disturbance moving westward

  (The Bahamas - Dept of Meteorology) - A broad area of showers and thunderstorms associated with a Strong Tropical Wave over the northern Leeward Islands ...
Full story
image

NEMA Urges Readiness as peak Hurricane Season approaches

  NASSAU, The Bahamas – The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA is advising the public to remain in a state of readiness as the peak period ...
Full story
image

Statement: PM announces Court approved arrangements for Baha Mar resort completion and sale

BY RIGHT HONOURABLE PERRY G. CHRISTIE, M.P., PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FINANCE ON NEGOTIATED ARRANGEMENTS FOR REMOBLIZATION, COMPLETION AND OPENING OF THE BAHA MAR ...
Full story

112 Haitians Apprehended

Coral Harbour Base…22 AUG 16 (RBDF)—A total of 112 Haitian migrants are being detained on the island of Exuma after they were apprehended in Bahamian ...
Full story
image

Tropical Wave (Better Organised) worth watching - May be near the Bahamas later in week

  UPDATE:  TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 800 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. ...
Full story
image

Eleuthera's Chris Brown (37) anchors Bahamas to 4x400m Bronze

Alert: In a very exciting final track event at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil on Saturday evening, August 20th, Eleuthera's Chris Brown at age 37, ...
Full story
image

Passport Officers Coming to Eleuthera (Sept 19th & 20th in Central; Oct 3rd - 5th in North)

(Eleuthera, Bahamas) - Officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Passport Office in New Providence, will be conducting interviews for people wishing to renew their ...
Full story
image

BMOT Celebrates Gold Medal Victory at Olympics

Minister Wilchcombe dubs Miller Official Tourism Ambassador...
Full story






Log in
For website security reasons, users must login to post a comment on an article.
Or you can Connect with Facebook


  • email Email to a friend
  • print Print version
  • Plain text Plain text