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Greenidge on losing end of upset

KENMORE BYNOE,

Added 23 February 2017

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Dwayne Hope upset Shibbir Greenidge with shots like this forehand return. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)

TWO NIGHTS after setting the Silver Hill court ablaze in the Silver Hill Road Tennis Championship, the enigmatic Shibbir Greenidge suffered a blackout at the hands of secondary schoolteacher Dwayne Hope when the action heated up on Tuesday night.

Hope, who teaches mathematics and music at Frederick Smith Secondary, set a formula for Greenidge which the latter failed miserably 21-15, 17-21, 21-19 to once again highlight why he is often referred to as the Carl Hooper of road tennis.

Even after Greenidge dropped the first game and battled to elude a determined Hope, the large crowd of pro-Greenidge fans was confident that their man would pull through.

Mixing some solid defence with skilled counters, Greenidge blunted Hope’s aggression to even the contest. (KB)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

 

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