Southwest Florida's Elite Professional Tennis League, The Naples Pro League, presents a series of competitive doubles matches featuring the area’s premier tennis professionals for 10 rounds of play at high profile venues and luxury clubs in Naples, Florida.
Providing jaw-dropping levels of play, every match will be exhilarating for any true fan of the sport.
Each Friday night event is complimentary and open for the public to enjoy. Food and beverage service is often provided alongside the excitement. We hope to see you there!
Roddy Cantey has been the owner of ProAm Tennis & Pickleball for 15 years. He is also the owner of Sportbox (sportbox.pro) which started in 2020. This is Roddy’s second year as a co-commissioner of the Naples Pro League
He was the #1 singles and doubles player on his high school team for three years. As captain, he led that team to 3 consecutive South Carolina 4A state titles, recording a record of 59-1. During his senior year, Cantey won the high school individual state championship and was named South Carolina’s Mr. Tennis.
Later, at Penn State University, Cantey again stood out as a singles and doubles player. During his senior year at Penn State, he again served as captain, led his team at #1 singles and doubles, and made it to the semi-finals of the Big-10 individual tournament. He was awarded Penn State’s “Iron Man” award his junior year and the “Holmes Cathrall Coaches Award” his senior year. Unfortunately, a serious knee injury during his senior year at Penn State prevented Cantey from continuing his competitive career.
Beyond his athletic ability, Cantey has also won numerous sportsmanship awards. He was named sportsman of the year during the Big-10 final banquet his senior year. He is the only junior player in history to win the sportsmanship award in the Southern Section Closed Tournament 14s, 16s, and 18s. His family was named the tennis “Family of the Year” in South Carolina in 1998.
Roddy is married to a University of Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Sarah (Witten) Cantey. He also has three children, Everett (6), Natalie (6) and Vivian (4).
Martina Frantova is originally from Bratislava, Slovakia. This year is Martina’s second season as a co-commissioner of the Naples Tennis Pro League. Martina wants to share her love of tennis with the local community and club members.
Since she was a little girl, she has loved tennis and followed her father’s footsteps when she started playing at 10 years of age.
Martina played on the tennis pro tour for a couple of years where she reached highest singles WTA ranking of 837 and 694 in doubles. After having to get shoulder surgery, she decided to get her college degree and play tennis at the same time. Martina graduated from North Carolina State University in 2017 with a double major in Business Administration and Spanish. She was also a captain of the varsity tennis team and played number 1 position in singles and doubles. Reached top 30 in collegiate singles ranking and top 10 in doubles ranking.
After graduating college, she worked as an assistant tennis coach at Florida Gulf Coast university for 2 years. She also worked as a tennis professional and pro shop manager at the Club of Kalea Bay. Currently, Martina owns and manages tennis and pickleball specialty retail store, ProAm Tennis & Pickleball, in Naples Florida.
Martina lives with her boyfriend Pablo and their two German shepherds, Sasha (4) and Paco (2).