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About us

The Surinamese Tennis Association (STB) was founded in 1948 with the aim of promoting tennis sport in Suriname. Some of the activities executed by the Tennis association are various tennis tournaments throughout the year that are suitable for all ages and playing levels. The Surinamese tennis association also coordinates the participation of Surinamese tennis players in foreign tennis competitions.

The Surinamese tennis association is affiliated with the Surinamese Olympic Committee (SOC), the International Tennis Federation (IFT) and the Confederation of Tennis for Central America and the Caribbean (COTECC). In addition to organizing tournaments and coordinating delegations, the tennis association is also closely involved in improving capacity within the Surinamese tennis world. Partly due to the cooperation of the STB, there is a regular supply of upgrading courses or training courses.

In Suriname tennis lessons are offered at Sportclub Oase, Sport club Dolfijn, Witte Lotus, Sport club Ready, Commewijne and Nicker ie


Making tennis accessible to everyone and facilitating development and performance within the tennis sport.


We strive to make Suriname the top tennis nation.

Core values


  • We say what we do and do what we say.
  • We are honest, trustworthy and reliable.


  • We are easily accessible
  •  As a board we are easily accessible and open to everyone.


  • We dream of reaching higher altitudes.
  • We work together with all actors in order to achieve our vision.
  • We are socially committed to developing tennis.


  • We respect each other.
  • We respect talents and limitations and value people.
  • We embrace diversity. It makes us strong.
  • We are enriched by sharing knowledge, being transparent and operating as a team.

Board members

Presidents of the association