Jamaican born Karl Hale- Rogers Cup Tournament Director- teamed up with over 150 people on Feb 8th in Toronto, Canada to launch the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series (CCTS).
The CCTS features 6 masters tournaments and 14 series tournaments, in 7 countries throughout the Caribbean. Each tournament is centered around Local Youth Development, Caribbean Travel, and Charity, and each event offers participants a chance to challenge top ranked players from around the globe.
April 28-May 4, 2018 brought in athletes from around the world to the beautiful, warm city of Montego Jamaica for the fifth annual Jamaica Cup Tennis Championships (the first event of the 2018 CCTS circuit).
Jamaica Cup featured both adult and junior ITF sanctioned tournaments, an adult tennis camp, as well as a week full of fundraising, networking and nightly entertainment.
A highlight of the week was the first ever CCTS Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, on Saturday April 28. Former Tennis superstar, and current coach- Richard Russell- was inducted into the Jamaica Cup Hall of Fame for his dedication to the sport of tennis in Jamaica.
Over 200 athletes competed in the singles and doubles draws, in the ITF tournaments, with representations from across Canada, the United States, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Panama and Turkey. Registration has now opened up for the next tournament in our circuit: Barbados Cup, scheduled for October 22-27.
If you would like to find out more information about Jamaica Cup or the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series, please email Jaimi Foster([email protected])