Venom charges into final

13 October 2016

DON’T BE surprised if you see Mark “Venom” Griffith at the Barbados Licensing Authority or an insurance company early next week, to pay road tax and insure a new vehicle. With a $60 000 motor car up for grabs in the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union’s... Read More


Big boys march on in Monarchs

12 October 2016

THE STATUS QUO REMAINS. The men’s elite road tennis players are into the semi-finals of the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union’s Monarchs Of The Court competition. Antoine “Lil Man” Daniel and Julian “Michael Jackson” White duly joined defending champion... Read More


King reaches career high

11 October 2016

THE KING OF SWING has done it again. Darian King has himself a new career high ranking, moving up the Emirates ATP ladder to 130 just one week after passing Martin Blackman to become the highest ever rated Barbadian tennis player on tour. The 24-year-old baseliner... Read More


Jackson turns thriller into slaughter

09 October 2016

THIS WAS one Julian “Michael Jackson” White road tennis thriller that was off the wall as it turned into a slaughter. After his opponent Shibbir Greenidge had a good thing going and looked like he wanted to be starting something when he won the second set to tie... Read More


Good idea

08 October 2016

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of the Professional Road Tennis Association, Dale Clarke, has thrown his full support behind next month’s World Road Tennis (WRT) Championships. However, he is against the Government heading any tournament. “I am fully supportive of the upcoming... Read More


Easy walk for Hinds

08 October 2016

IT HAD THE makings of another thriller until the rain intervened. Curtis Jones and Victor “Earth” Ward had shared one set a piece and were about to begin the deciding third, when mother nature took its course and prevented any further play in their Barbados Public... Read More


Tennis players take to table

08 October 2016

JUST FOUR TEAMS will be contesting the prestigious Premier Division when the club season for the top table tennis teams serves off this weekend. Defending champions Fast Loopers, led by coach and former Caribbean champion Trevor Farley, and including national player... Read More


No-shows give it to Holder, Griffith

07 October 2016

THAT SURE was easy. Neither Mark “Venom” Griffith nor Kim Holder had to work up a sweat to advance in the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union’s Monarchs Of The Court after their opponents were no-shows for Wednesday’s round of 16 road tennis action.... Read More


VIDEO: Road Tennis - Kerry “TC” Francis vs Victor “Earth” Ward

06 October 2016

VICTOR “EARTH” WARD and Kerry “TC” Francis battle in the Barbados Public Workers Credit Union’s Monarchs Of The Court competition. Ward won 21-10, 21-19. Read More


‘Lil Man’ brings back the buzz

06 October 2016

THE FANS couldn’t wait to see “Lil Man”. And Antonio Daniel didn’t disappoint. Opponent Winston “Ballees” Padmore probably wished Daniel didn’t end his boycott of Professional Road Tennis Association (PRTA) tournaments, suffering a 21-11, 21-15 defeat at Tuesday’s... Read More


Ward digs deep for win

05 October 2016

THERE IS little wonder why its growing flock believe road tennis is the best sport in the world. And it would have been fair to come to that conclusion, as a neutral, after witnessing an epic duel between Victor “Earth” Ward and Kerry “TC” Francis in the Barbados... Read More


Road tennis for special folks

05 October 2016

ROAD TENNIS PLAYERS with disabilities have been promised their own tournament. Citing the theme of this year’s World Road Tennis Championships, Road Tennis For Everyone, Minister of Sports Stephen Lashley says one of the major innovations is the introduction of road... Read More


King passes Blackman

04 October 2016

MOVE OVER Martin Blackman. Barbados has a new No.1. Darian King has vaulted to a new career-high ranking of 135 to become the highest ever rated Barbadian tennis player to appear on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) circuit. Read More


Jones edges Taylor in thriller

04 October 2016

IT WAS a night of nerves, fight backs and plenty of barking in the Barbados Public Workers’ Credit Union’s Monarchs of the Court at the Cable & Wireless courts, Wildey on Sunday. The highlight was Curtis Jones’ thrilling three-sets19-21, 24-22, 21-15 triumph over... Read More


Third Challenger title for Darian

02 October 2016

DARIAN KING has done it again. The top-ranked Bajan pro captured his third ATP Challenger event for the year after downing American teenaged qualifier Michael Mmoh today in the final of the Wells Fargo Tiburon Tennis Challenger in California. Playing on centre... Read More


King in Challenger Final

01 October 2016

Darian King is into another ATP Challenger final. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro came from a set down and a two-break deficit in the second set before rallying for today’s big comeback win over American Mackenzie McDonald in the semi-finals of the Wells Fargo Tiburon... Read More


King in Challenger semis

30 September 2016

DARIAN KING is in the semi-finals of yet another ATP Challenger. Playing on court one, Barbados' top-ranked tennis pro downed American fifth seed Dennis Novikov 7-5, 6-2 in today's quarter-finals to advance to the final four of the Challenger event in Tiburon, California.... Read More


King moves on in Challenger

30 September 2016

THE KING is back into the swing of things. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro Darian King has made quite the start to his latest Challenger event after getting out of the opening round of both the singles and doubles at the Wells Fargo Bank Tiburon Challenger in California.... Read More


Francis knocks lynch off court

28 September 2016

VERSATILE sportsman Dwayne Lynch was forgotten on the night when the initial draws were made for the Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union Limited Monarchs Of The Court. St Lucy’s Islandwide champion Kerry “TC” Francis ensured that Lynch would be just... Read More


$15 000 boost for women’s road tennis winner

28 September 2016

THE QUEEN of road tennis may not be driving home a motor car as yet, but she will definitely be receiving the biggest payday by any woman winning an individual sports title in Barbados. The Professional Road Tennis Association (PRTA) on Monday announced that the... Read More


Upset, scare as Monarchs get going

27 September 2016

THE OPENING round of the Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union Limited Monarchs of the Court 2016 provided some thrilling encounters when the action served off at the Cable & Wireless, Wildey courts on Sunday night. With a top prize of a car and $3 000... Read More




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