Bajan hopes snuffed out
ANDREW SYMMONDS IS GONE.
So too any designs Barbados had of singles success.
Little Luke Smith is on the big stage now because the diminutive American sent the hosts’ last great hope crashing out of the ITF Junior Tennis Tournament in yesterday’s 6-3, 6-1 semi-final drubbingof the top-seeded Under-14 boyat the Barbados Yacht Club.
The straight-sets shocker ensured none of Barbados’ players would feature in any of the championship matches, with Symmonds being the last hometown boy left in the main singles draws.
And his stay there wasn’t extended by much, after Smithtook just about an hour to send the error-prone No. 1 packing in a stunningly lopsided affair that saw Symmonds broken six times.
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