On a much warmer island, senior editor Ben Rothenberg was flying the flag for Racquet at the Antigua & Barbuda Cup, one of the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series events that promote tennis development around the region. After an exhibition match between 2003 Wimbledon finalist Mark Philippoussis and Jody Maginley…Read More
The Anguilla Tourist Board has embarked on promoting sports tourism as a key part of its marketing programme and, according to Mr. Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary, Tourism, that effort has come a long way.Read More
It is part of the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series and is the brainchild of Karl Hale, the Rogers Cup Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament director who was born in Jamaica. The series is to promote youth development on the island by inviting the players up to the Rogers Cup, clinics on the island with ATP pros and a scholarship programme to assist players getting US tennis scholarships….Read More
The refurbished National Tennis Centre at Villa will be abuzz from this weekend, as the first–ever SVG Cup tournament serves off.Read More
The third annual Anguilla Cup, an exhilarating week of outstanding tennis, will once again take place at the beautiful Anguilla Tennis Academy (ATA) from November 4 - 11, 2018.Read More
November 5-10, 2018 will bring in over 100 athletes from around the world to the beautiful, vibrant island of Anguilla for the second annual Anguilla Cup Tennis Championships.Read More
Jamaican born Karl Hale, Rogers Cup tournament director, teamed up with over 150 people on Thursday in Toronto, Canada, to launch the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series, which now comprises six masters tournaments: Anguilla Cup, Antigua Cup, Barbados Cup, Cayman Cup, Jamaica Cup, St Vincent Cup and the Year End Championships in Curacao.Read More
Rogers Cup tournament director Karl Hale, a native of Jamaica, is expanding a series of events in the Caribbean.
The proceeds go to charity. And the tournaments – junior ITF, senior and exhibition – help raise the sport’s profile in the islands.
The newest event is in St. Vincent. The series is now up to six, with a “year-end” championship in Curaçao (winners get a trip to the US Open).Read More
Karl Hale, Rogers Cup Tournament Director and Jamaican born, teamed up with the Merchant of Tennis and over 100 people on Feb 8th, 2018 in Leaside to launch the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series, which comprises of six masters tournaments in Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Cayman, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Year End Championships in Curacao. The launch was a great evening that raised over $10,000 for Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation.Read More
TORONTO- The 2018 Caribbean Cup Tennis Series Calendar release. A tournament schedule that will feature 6 masters tournaments, 14 series tournaments, in 6 countries, 1,500 athletes, throughout the Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Jamaica and St. Vincent and Grenadines). In addition to the Masters Final Championship which will be announced in February.Read More
Anguilla’s embryonic sports tourism drive got a much-desired boost when the 2018 Anguilla Cup tournament opened with an exciting pro exhibition match at the Tennis Academy on Sunday, January 14. The two exhibiting players were leading international tennis professionals: Jessie Flores of Naples, Florida, and Xavier Malisse of Belgium.Read More
Former Davis Cup player, Jamaican native Karl Hale’s newest venture is the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series — a seven event series featuring top junior, seniors and professional tennis players from around the world. The Caribbean Cup Series is centered on the four Cs — Caribbean, Competition, Charity and Camaraderie.Read More