Tennis at the Island Games

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Tennis is an event at the Island Games, the biennial multi-sports event for island nations, territories and dependencies.

Tennis has been played in the Island Games since 1991 by both Men and Women. Not every games has included a tennis competition.

  • Member Islands may bring a maximum of 5 men and 5 women players to the Games.
  • Singles - a maximum of 4 Men and 4 Women competitors per Member Island
  • Doubles - a maximum of 2 Men and 2 Women pairs per Member Island
  • Mixed Doubles - a maximum of 4 pairs per Member Island
  • Team - A maximum of 1 Men's Team and 1 Ladies Team each to consist of a maximum of 4 players and a minimum of 2 players.
  • Minimum age - 14 [1]

Top Medalists[edit]

Gold Medals Total Medals
No: Team No: Team
Men's Singles 3  Jersey
 Cayman Islands
13  Jersey
Men's Doubles 4  Jersey 9  Jersey
Men's Team 3  Guernsey
 Gotland
 Jersey
9  Jersey
Women's Singles 6  Gibraltar 13  Åland
Women's Doubles 4  Åland 9  Gibraltar
Women's Team 5  Gibraltar 9  Gibraltar
Mixed Doubles 2  Åland
 Isle of Man
 Rhodes
9  Gibraltar

Men's[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1991 IV  Åland  Gotland  Gotland  Åland  Jersey
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Jersey  Gotland  Gibraltar  Gibraltar
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Jersey  Åland  Åland  Gibraltar
1997 VII  Jersey  Åland  Åland  Jersey  Jersey
1999 VIII  Gotland  Rhodes  Jersey  Cayman Islands  Gotland
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Jersey [2]  Cayman Islands [2]  IOM [2]  Rhodes [2]
2003 X  Guernsey  Gotland  Jersey  IOM  Saaremaa
2007 XII  Rhodes  Cayman Islands  Bermuda  Jersey Menorca Menorca
2009 XIII  Åland  Cayman Islands  Åland  Guernsey  IOM
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Cayman Islands  Bermuda Menorca Menorca  Jersey
2013 XV  Bermuda  IOM
Billy Harris
 Guernsey
Dominic McLuskey
 Guernsey
Patrick Ogier
 Jersey
James Connelly
2015 XVI  Jersey  IOM
Billy Harris
 Jersey
Scott Clayton
 Guernsey
Patrick Ogier
 Jersey
Stuart Parker

Men's doubles[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1991 IV  Åland  Gotland  Jersey  Åland  Guernsey
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Gibraltar
 Gotland
abandoned - rain
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Gibraltar  Jersey  Åland  Gotland
1997 VII  Jersey  Jersey  Åland  Åland  Gotland
1999 VIII  Gotland  Åland  Gotland  Jersey  Rhodes
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Cayman Islands [2]  Åland [2]  IOM [2]  Jersey [2]
2003 X  Guernsey  Jersey  Gotland  Gibraltar  IOM
2007 XII  Rhodes  Bermuda  Guernsey  Åland  Cayman Islands
2009 XIII  Åland  Guernsey  IOM  Åland  Rhodes
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Bermuda  Bermuda Menorca Menorca  Saaremaa
2013 XV  Bermuda  Jersey  Bermuda  Bermuda  Guernsey
2015 XVI  Jersey  Jersey  Guernsey  Gotland  Jersey

Men's Team[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1991 IV  Åland  Gotland Jersey Jersey Åland Islands Åland
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Gotland Jersey Jersey Isle of Wight IOW
1995 VI  Gibraltar Jersey Jersey  Gibraltar  Åland
1997 VII  Jersey  Åland  Jersey  Gotland
1999 VIII  Gotland  Gotland  Åland  Jersey
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Rhodes [2]  Jersey [2]  Cayman Islands [2]
2003 X  Guernsey  Jersey  IOM  Gotland
2007 XII  Rhodes  Guernsey  Bermuda  Cayman Islands
2009 XIII  Åland  Guernsey  Cayman Islands  IOM
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Cayman Islands Menorca Menorca  IOM
2013 XV  Bermuda  Guernsey  Jersey  Bermuda Menorca Menorca
2015 XVI  Jersey  Jersey [3]  IOM [3][4]  Åland  Guernsey [3]

Women's[edit]

Women's singles[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1991 IV  Åland  Åland  Åland  Gotland  Guernsey
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Gibraltar  Jersey  Åland  Guernsey
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Gibraltar  Åland  Guernsey  Jersey
1997 VII  Jersey  Gibraltar  Åland  Åland  IOW
1999 VIII  Gotland  Åland  Rhodes  Åland  Gibraltar
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Åland [2]  Åland [2]  Gibraltar [2]  Rhodes [2]
2003 X  Guernsey  Gibraltar  Åland  IOM  Rhodes
2007 XII  Rhodes  Gibraltar  Åland Menorca Menorca  Rhodes
2009 XIII  Åland  Gotland Menorca Menorca  Åland Menorca Menorca
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Gibraltar Menorca Menorca  Bermuda Menorca Menorca
2013 XV  Bermuda  Bermuda
Tyler Smith [5]
 IOM
Laura Feely
Menorca Menorca
Laura Moreno
Menorca Menorca
Sandra Moll
2015 XVI  Jersey  Guernsey
Ella Taylor[6]
 IOW
Reegan Greenwood
 Gotland
Tzvetelina Havrén
 Jersey
Natasha Forrest

Women's doubles[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1991 IV  Åland  Åland  Guernsey  Jersey  IOM
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Gibraltar  Guernsey  Jersey  Guernsey
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Gibraltar  Jersey  Guernsey  IOM
1997 VII  Jersey  Åland  Jersey  Gibraltar  Guernsey
1999 VIII  Gotland  Åland  Gibraltar  IOM  Rhodes
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Åland [2]  Gibraltar [2]  Jersey [2]  IOM [2]
2003 X  Guernsey  Guernsey  Åland  Gibraltar  Jersey
2007 XII  Rhodes Menorca Menorca  Åland  Jersey  IOM
2009 XIII  Åland Menorca Menorca  Gibraltar  IOM  IOM
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Gibraltar  Gibraltar Menorca Menorca  Åland
2013 XV  Bermuda  Bermuda [5] Isle of Man  Åland  Bermuda
2015 XVI  Jersey  IOM  Jersey  Åland  Jersey

Women's Team[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1991 IV  Åland  Åland  IOM  Guernsey
1993 V  Isle of Wight  Gibraltar  Jersey  Guernsey
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Gibraltar  Jersey  Guernsey
1997 VII  Jersey  Jersey  Guernsey  Åland
1999 VIII  Gotland  Åland  Gibraltar  IOM
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Åland [2]  Gibraltar [2]  IOM [2]
2003 X  Guernsey  Gibraltar  Åland  Guernsey
2007 XII  Rhodes  Gibraltar Menorca Menorca  Åland
2009 XIII  Åland Menorca Menorca  Gibraltar  Åland
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Gibraltar Menorca Menorca  IOM
2013 XV  Bermuda  Bermuda [5] Menorca Menorca  IOM  Gibraltar
2015 XVI  Jersey  Guernsey [3]  Jersey [3]  IOM [4]  IOW

Mixed doubles[edit]

Year Games Host
Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
1991 IV  Åland  Gotland  Åland  Guernsey  Jersey
1993 V  Isle of Wight abandoned - rain
1995 VI  Gibraltar  Gibraltar  Jersey  Gibraltar  Jersey
1997 VII  Jersey  Åland  Gibraltar  Jersey  Guernsey
2001 IX  Isle of Man  Rhodes [2]  Guernsey [2]  Cayman Islands [2]  Rhodes [2]
2003 X  Guernsey  IOM  Gibraltar  Gibraltar  IOM
2007 XII  Rhodes  Rhodes  Gibraltar  IOM Menorca Menorca
2009 XIII  Åland Menorca Menorca  Jersey  Åland  Gotland
2011 XIV  Isle of Wight  Åland  Gibraltar  Gibraltar  Guernsey
2013 XV  Bermuda  IOM  IOM  Åland  Gibraltar
2015 XVI  Jersey  Guernsey  IOM  Gotland  Åland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IIGA bylaws" (PDF).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "X NatWest Island Games Isle of Man 2001 Tennis Results" (PDF).
  3. ^ a b c d e "Island Games 2015: Guernsey and Jersey win tennis gold medals". BBC.co.uk. Retrieved 4 Sep 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Medal Monday at Island Games". IOM today.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c "Smith 'shaking' with excitement after double gold". Bermudasun. Retrieved 23 Jul 2015.
  6. ^ "Island Games 2015: Guernsey and Jersey win tennis gold medals=BBC". Retrieved 23 Jul 2015.