Downes, Campbell return as GLTA ‘Players of the Year’

first_imgLOCAL tennis aces Cristy Campbell and Anthony Downes were announced as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association’s (GLTA) senior female and male player of the year, 2017, at Friday’s awards ceremony, held at the National Resource Centre in Georgetown.Joshua Kalekyezi (L) and Afruica GentleBoth players had won the prestigious awards last year, and were hands-down favourites, following their outstanding showing at several competitions in 2017.Joshua Kalekyezi was named the top junior player, while Afruica Gentle took home the award for the top junior female player.The players, with the exception of Downes who is presently in Brazil on a training stint, will all be in action in February, when the GLTA hosts the Rebel Open.last_img read more