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Seanon gets first serve


Seanon gets first serve

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DARIAN KING? Haydn Lewis? Nope, it’s Seanon Williams who’s being served up first.

Barbados’ No. 3 will get first crack at the Dominican Republic at the National Tennis Centre this morning, with the big-hitting baseliner being a surprise nomination to play alongside King in the opening singles of the country’s first ever Davis Cup Group I tie.

The decision to go with the 24-year-old Williams over customary No. 2 Haydn Lewis was revealed during yesterday’s draw for the five-match tie at the Barbados Olympic Association’s headquarters.

“It’s a decision I mulled over for a couple days and I decided it’s the best one in looking for the W at the end of this weekend,” explained non-playing captain Kevin Yarde.

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