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Top 8 on show in tonight’s road tennis semis

01 July 2017

THE EIGHT BEST PLAYERS on the island will battle when the semi-finals of the A1 Supermarkets Lance Bynoe Masters Open road tennis tournament are staged tonight at the Rubis Sports Club, Brighton. The action begins at 7 o’clock with Rachel Smith facing Abigail Haynes,... Read More

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Darian waiting on luck of the draw after losing qualifying match

29 June 2017

DARIAN KING’s Grand Slam breakthrough hangs in the balance. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro is waiting to see if he’ll be drawn as a lucky loser to make the main draw of Wimbledon after losing today’s heartbreaking third-round qualifying match. Playing former... Read More

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Venom up against Edwards tonight

29 June 2017

BUSINESSMAN Andrew Bynoe spent almost the entire night squealing when the Inaugural A1 Supermarkets Lance Bynoe Masters Open road tennis tournament continued on Tuesday night at the Rubis Sports Club, Spring Garden. Bynoe was not squealing in delight over the beauty... Read More

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One more win and King in Wimbledon main draw

28 June 2017

DARIAN KING is on the brink of history. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro is now one step away from making a historic appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam after winning his second-round qualifying match at Wimbledon moments ago. Playing on court 9 against... Read More

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‘Lil Man’ finds the going rough

28 June 2017

ROAD TENNIS shots-master Antonio “Lil Man” Daniel was outgunned and tottering on the ropes before the Tai Chi-styled Winston “Charles McEnroe” Griffith abandoned an 8-4 lead in the decider to default the night cap game in the A1 Supermarkets Lance Bynoe Masters Open... Read More

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Ellerslie grab two titles

24 June 2017

SHAQUON HENRY smashed his way to the boys’ title and helped Ellerslie Secondary capture the team trophy at the inaugural Secondary Schools’ Road Tennis Championships at the National Sports Council’s courts yesterday. The talented 15-year-old derailed Nicholas “Nik-Nik”... Read More

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Smith marches on in A Class

14 June 2017

RACHEL SMITH and Asabi Downey continued their title bids when Touch Of Class Women’s Road Tennis Tournament continued at the Deighton “Pa” Roach Tennis Facility in Bush Hall on Monday night. Smith, who has often looked good but is yet to claim a national title, was... Read More

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Night of sows

13 June 2017

IT WAS a night of “sows” when the Touch of Class Women’s Road Tennis Tournament continued on Sunday night at the Deighton “Pa” Roach Tennis Facility in Bush Hall. With many of the top players in action, five sows were shared out in the nine matches contested. Defending... Read More

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Nadal wins tenth French Open title

11 June 2017

PARIS – Clay court king Rafa Nadal regained his Roland Garros throne after two years in exile with a brutal 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 mauling of Swiss Stan Wawrinka to complete ‘La Decima’ on Sunday. Rewinding the clock to the days when he was untouchable on the crushed brick... Read More

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Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep

10 June 2017

PARIS -Jelena Ostapenko produced an astonishing fightback to overpower favourite Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the French Open tennis final on Saturday and become the first Latvian grand slam champion. The 20-year-old looked down and out when Halep had points for a... Read More

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Cave Hill rule tennis again

02 June 2017

CAVE HILL have come out on top in tennis again. But only just. It took the second of two off-court tiebreakers, but the Blackbirds managed to retain their UWI Games’ tennis title all the same after holding off Mona 3-2 yesterday in the final round of matches at the... Read More

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Wimbledon qualifiers to be televised across Europe

29 May 2017

LONDON – Wimbledon’s qualifying tournament – this year featuring Maria Sharapova – will for the first time be televised across Europe, after Eurosport struck a deal with the All England Club. The sports broadcaster holds rights for the two-week grass court grand... Read More

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Nadal favourite to regain Paris throne

27 May 2017

FOR THE FIRST TIME in three years, Rafael Nadal will bounce through the Roland Garros gates at the peak of his powers and favourite to take his collection of French Open titles to 10. The Spaniard, who hits 31 next week, has turned back the clock to sweep through... Read More

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Winning start for Fast Loopers

15 May 2017

FAST LOOPERS made a convincing start to the defence of their Premier League title with an emphatic 3-0 win over Scouters at the Table Tennis Centre on Saturday night. It was a compelling contest, highlighted by the absorbing battle between Tyrese Knight and Mark... Read More

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Sauna storm into semis

03 May 2017

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Sauna Heats have advanced to the semi-finals of the AS Autostop Village Camp Road Tennis Championship. They brushed aside Presidential Team in the quarter-finals on Monday at the Deighton “Pa” Roach Road Tennis Facility, Bush Hall. The champions... Read More

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ON THE BALL: Building the junior ranks

19 April 2017

AHh, I understand now. Believe me when I said I didn’t get what the fuss was all about before when the Barbados Tennis Association (BTA) stressed this dire need to outsource its junior programme. Tennis couldn’t have a problem readily developing juniors now, could... Read More

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Two silver medals in table tennis team competition

17 April 2017

BARBADOS won two silver medals in the team competition at the junior Caribbean Table Tennis Championships in Guyana. Both the boys’ and girls’ Under-18 teams qualified for the final but ended up on the losing end on Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown.... Read More

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Lewis returning to ATP circuit

12 April 2017

FORGET GROUP I. Haydn Lewis plans to take Barbados tennis even further. The country’s most seasoned Davis Cup campaigner is making a full-time return to the ATP tour in an effort to raise the level of his game and get Barbados into the World Group. Lewis broke... Read More

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Venom breaks down MJ again

11 April 2017

IF THERE IS an antidote for Mark “Venom” Griffith, Julian “Michael Jackson” White certainly hasn’t found it yet. Griffith, the island’s top ranked player, maintained his dominance over the former number one by defeating him in a gruelling, riveting two-hour contest... Read More

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King puts Barbados into final

10 April 2017

VENEZUELA is all that stands now between Barbados and Group I. Darian King held court once more, putting his country’s Davis Cup team in yet another Group II final following a comfortable straight-sets victory in his reverse singles rubber against Guatemala yesterday.... Read More

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Darian King wraps up Davis Cup win for Barbados

09 April 2017

BARBADOS ARE BACK in the Davis Cup Americas Group II final after taking an unassailable 3-1 lead against Guatemala today. Playing at the National Tennis Centre, top ranked Bajan player and world no.114 Darian King wrapped up the tie by winning his reverse singles... Read More

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