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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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White turns back ‘Baracus’

26 November 2015

WHOEVER said that Julian “Michael Jackson” White was a spent force in road tennis should have been at the Netball Stadium when the Massy United Insurance Clash of the Titans championship entered the quarter-finals on Tuesday night. Using the guile of a true master... Read More

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King in another doubles, singles win

24 November 2015

THE KING of swing just made it back to back. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro Darian King has completed yet another singles-doubles sweep, having won both open events over the weekend at the El Salvador Futures 2 event in La Libertad. Playing hometown boy Marcelo... Read More

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George Lamming into road tennis final

24 November 2015

AJANI ROACH will have a shot at redemption. Fresh from losing the individual crown, the young George Lamming student has his eyes on another title after leading the tournament favourites to a finals date with St Cyprian’s Boys’ in the Berger Royale/Cave Shepherd... Read More

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Djokovic closes year on winning note

23 November 2015

LONDON – Novak Djokovic put the finishing touch to a magnificent season by beating Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 to win the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday for the fifth time in his career. The Serbian underlined his complete dominance of men’s tennis with another immaculate... Read More

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‘Baracus’ betters Barker

21 November 2015

ONE OF the touted heir apparents to the road tennis throne, Darius “Baracus” Gaskin, had to fight to make it into the next round of the Massy United Insurance Clash Of The Titans when the battles continued on Thursday night at the Villages at Coverley. Gaskin, who... Read More

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Smith the star of the night

17 November 2015

ANDERSON SMITH managed to stave off a stiff challenge from Hackeem Ellis to win his opening round match of the Massy United Insurance Clash Of The Titans on Sunday night at the Villages at Coverley. Ellis cut his teeth in the Silver Hill Road Tennis Tournament and... Read More

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St Cyprian’s sweep Zone 5

15 November 2015

St Cyprian’s Boys’ showed tremendous class and skill in dominating Zone 5 of the Berger Royale/Cave Shepherd National Primary Schools’ Road Tennis championship which continued on Friday at Blackman and Gollop Primary School. With the zone ambassador Julian “Michael... Read More

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English woman joining fray

15 November 2015

A European women’s player has been thrown in the mix for the start of this year’s Massy United Insurance Clash Of The Titans road tennis tournament which serves tonight at Coverley, Christ Church. Sarah Peck, a 32-year-old English student who is writing her PhD in... Read More

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King wins Futures event in Venezuela

15 November 2015

THE KING OF BAJAN tennis apparently reigns in Venezuela too. Darian King is at it again, having doubled up on the competition this week by winning both the singles and doubles titles at the Venezuela F3 Futures event in Abierto de Margarita. The top-seeded King... Read More

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Hilda Skeene win Zone 3 in school road tennis

11 November 2015

HILDA SKEENE PRIMARY ruled Zone 3 when the Berger Royale/Cave Shepherd National Primary Schools’ Road Tennis Championships continued yesterday at the Blackman and Gollop Primary School. Hilda Skeene won all of their group matches. They opened with a 2-1 victory over... Read More

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