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Bajan takes top tennis post


Bajan takes top tennis post

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BARBADIAN Martin Blackman has been appointed to a top national position in the United States Tennis Association (USTA).

The 45-year-old Blackman, who spent part of his early childhood years growing up and attending school in Barbados while his father, Sir Courtney Blackman was the first Governor of the Central Bank has been chosen by the US Tennis Association to succeed Patrick McEnroe as general manager of the national organisation’s player development programme.

According to the Wall Street Journal, America’s leading daily business newspaper, Blackman will work part-time until June when he takes over the position full-time.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.