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Results of the Giorgio Baldacci Open Nationals Challenge
By Dee Weir, Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association
Dec 24, 2016 - 12:00:51 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The 5-day Giorgio Baldacci Open Nationals Challenge culminated Friday at the National Tennis Centre with both 2015 women and men's winners defending their title. Please see below tournament results:

Women's Winner - Iesha Shepherd  defeated Sydney Clarke 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Women's Runner-up - Sydney Clarke
3rd Place Finisher - Elana Mackey
4th Place Finisher - Sierra Donaldson

Men's Winner - Baker Newman defeated Spencer Newman 4-6, 7-5,6-2.
Match lasting 4 hrs 20 min. with a 20 minutes delay after one light shorted out.

Men's Runner-up - Spencer Newman
3rd Place Finisher - Marvin Rolle
4th Place Finisher - Kevin Major Jr.

Special Awards:
(Voted by the Players)

Women's Most Improved Player - Elana Mackey
Women's Best Sportsmanship Player - Iesha Shepherd
Men's Most Improved Player - Jody Turnquest
Men's Best Sportsmanship Player - Jody Turnquest
Star Award - 2016 Davis Cup Team

Special thanks are extended to all the participants, spectators, Referee for round-robin, Mr. Neil MacTaggart; Referee for Main Draw, Jyles Turnquest; Chair Empire for Men's Final, Mr. Bradley Bain; Open Draw Conductor for Round-robin, Mr. Mickey Williams and Ball Boys/Girls for Men's Final: Elana Mackey, Sydni Kerr, Sierra Donaldson, Jacobi Bain, Donte Armbrister and Arnav Umesh and the media personnel who attended and reported/highlighted this event.

Photos seen above are highlights from the Men's Final. See more photos at the Association's Facebook page.

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