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Bajans go down to Ecuador

05 March 2016

THE MARGIN for error has gone from slim to none. Barbados are staring defeat in the face, having lost both singles matches in straight sets on a disappointing first day of their opening round Group I Americas tie against hosts Ecuador at the Portoviejo Tennis Club yesterday.... Read More

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Moseley still keen on playing for Barbados

28 February 2016

RUSSELL MOSELEY isn’t putting down the racket just yet. Local tennis’ long-serving veteran still has hopes of returning to the Davis Cup team, having said he doesn’t want to retire from national duty despite getting dropped for the upcoming tie against Ecuador at the... Read More

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Federer planning April return

27 February 2016

ZURICH – World number three Roger Federer has delayed his ATP World Tour return by a month and plans to make his comeback from knee surgery at the Monte Carlo Masters in April. The 17-times grand slam champion had initially intended to return in March at the elite... Read More

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Ruthless Djokovic wins 6th Australian Open

31 January 2016

MELBOURNE – Novak Djokovic crushed Andy Murray 6-1 7-5 7-6(3) on Sunday to match Roy Emerson's record of six Australian Open titles and leave the Briton heartbroken again at Melbourne Park. The defending champion was at his ruthless best under the lights at Rod Laver... Read More

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Cashing in on the road

31 January 2016

MONEY doesn’t grow on trees, but it’s certainly been sprouting from the road. Road tennis, that is. They’re not exactly laughing all the way to the bank, yet today’s players have still been able to make quite the living for themselves off our indigenous sport following... Read More

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Kerber stuns Serena in Aussie final

30 January 2016

MELBOURNE – On a night when Steffi Graf loomed large over Rod Laver Arena, an inspired Angelique Kerber stunned Serena Williams in a three-set classic to win the Australian Open on Saturday and become Germany’ first grand slam champion in 17 years. In the ultimate... Read More

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White propels St John to semis

11 January 2016

JULIAN “Michael Jackson” White was in ruthless mood on Saturday night when the quarter-finals of the Sports in the Community Road Tennis Tournament concluded at the Deighton “Pa” Roach Centre in Bush Hall, St Michael. Playing for St John, White dispatched St Philip’s... Read More

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Serena, Djokovic top tennis players for 2015

22 December 2015

LONDON – Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named men’s and women’s world champions for 2015 by the International Tennis Federation (UTF) on Tuesday. The Serb ended the year as men’s world number one for the fourth time after taking three majors – the Australian,... Read More

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Another defeat for Williams

21 December 2015

ONE OF BARBADOS’ best doesn’t quite look like it right now. Seanon Williams is doing very little to justify his Davis Cup spot at the moment, having served up yet another dud at the Top 8 Invitational during yesterday’s upset loss to Matthew Foster-Estwick at the... Read More

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Hornby stuns Moseley in thriller

20 December 2015

IT SURE didn’t take long for Richard Hornby to send his message. The selection committee may already have something to think about for next season after Hornby bounced back from early breaks in each set to stun Davis Cup veteran Russell Moseley in yesterday’s Group... Read More

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Smashing

20 December 2015

Call him the Grinch if you want. But Haydn Lewis certainly wasn’t in a gift-giving mood yesterday. Armed with a huge serve and even bigger forehand passes, Barbados’ most decorated Davis Cup player was only concerned with sharing out licks after handing several to... Read More

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Venom foils White in epic final

15 December 2015

IT WAS A FINAL for the history books as road tennis king Mark ‘Venom’ Griffith bounced back like a true champion for a riveting triumph of the Massy United Insurance Clash of the Titans on Sunday night at the Netball Stadium. The marathon encounter stretched to almost... Read More

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Walrond hands Holder first defeat in eight years

15 December 2015

IT WAS AN UPSET of epic proportions when Sheldene Walrond defeated road tennis queen Kim Holder in the women’s final of the Massy United Insurance Clash of the Titans on Sunday night at the Netball Stadium. The highly focused Walrond defeated Holder 21-18, 17-21,... Read More

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Crowns safe?

13 December 2015

Will Julian “Michael Jackson” White defeat Mark “Venom” Griffith for the first time this year? Will Kim Holder’s ten-year reign as ladies champion continue? These questions will be answered tonight when the finals of the Massy United Insurance Clash of the Titans... Read More

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Federer and Hingis to double up for Olympics

12 December 2015

BERNE – Switzerland’s two greatest tennis players will join forces at next year’s Rio Olympics when Roger Federer and Martina Hingis play together in the mixed doubles. “Roll back the years with @mhingis. Really excited to be playing mixed doubles with you 15 years... Read More

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Global push

10 December 2015

BARBADOS TOOK ANOTHER step in its quest to make road tennis a global game with the opening of the first Road Tennis International Workshop yesterday at the Wildey Gymnasium. The workshop attracted participants from Guyana, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines,... Read More

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December 13 clash for Titans

02 December 2015

NUMBER ONE Mark “Venom” Griffith will be hunting a three-peat and second-ranked Julian “Michael Jackson” White will be looking for his first title when the Massy United Insurance Clash Of The Titans road tennis finals are staged on Sunday, December 13, at the Netball... Read More

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Murray secures Davis Cup for Britain

29 November 2015

GHENT – The moment Andy Murray has pursued with such fanatical zeal finally arrived, unforgettably, on Sunday when an outrageous lob arced over Belgium’s David Goffin to seal Britain’s first Davis Cup tennis title for 79 years. Fittingly for a player who has almost... Read More

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Pa the patriot

29 November 2015

As Barbados headed towards its 49th Independence anniversary, one of the island’s elder statesmen of our only indigenous sport showed his patriotism yesterday At the age of 64, road tennis legend Deighton “Pa” Roach donned the national colours and proved to be a... Read More

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St Cyprian’s champs of road tennis

27 November 2015

ST CYPRIAN’S BOYS knocked the defending champions George Lamming Primary off their road tennis throne to become the new titleholders of the Berger Royale/Cave Shepherd National Primary Schools Road Tennis Championship yesterday. Winning the final 2-1, the Brittons... Read More

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Walrond, Smith reach semis

26 November 2015

SHELDINE WALROND and Rachel Smith predictably advanced to the women’s semi-finals of the Massy United Insurance Clash of Titans at the Netball Stadium with contrasting wins on Tuesday night. Walrond easily defeated Shernelle Cumberbatch 21-13, 21-13, while Smith... Read More

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