Contact Address Details:
Gambia Tennis Association
Banjul area headquarters
PO Box 664 Serrekunda
Kanifing Municipality, Kmc
Tel no: +220 4495 946
Near the Bakau Stadium and behind the National Youth
The GTA or Gambia Tennis Association was officially founded
in 1938 and is a member of the International
Tennis Federation (ITF). As well as being affiliated to
the ITF the GTA is also affiliated to The Gambia National
Olympic and Sports Committee and the Confédération Africaine
de Tennis (CAT).
The organisation's main goal is to encourage the playing of
tennis in competitive sport tournaments and for leisure as well
as increase the number of tennis courts and participants around
The day to day running of the association is performed by an
executive committee made up of members and officers voted in at
its Annual General Meeting. The Association is made up of 4
clubs which are the Stadium Club, The Gambia Tennis Club,
National Coaches Association & the Basse Tennis Club.
The year 1938 brought in a succession of international and
national tournaments tournaments held on a yearly basis. To
support these contests, training programs are arranged for
players, officials and coaches. To encourage the program the ITF
in 1992 donated tennis rackets, balls and string.
In March 2012 the GTA began construction of the association's
international standard new tennis courts in Bakau. The first
phase of construction began with 4 courts while the finished
complex consists of 7 courts with associated facilities such as
an office, conference room, Club House, swimming pool, VIP
lounge and other facilities.