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Easy job for Holder, Griffith


Easy job for Holder, Griffith

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CHAMPIONS KIM HOLDER AND MARK “VENOM” GRIFFITH predictably cantered into tonight’s semi-finals of the Massy United Insurance Clash Of The Titans road tennis tournament when the quarter-finals were staged on Thursday night at the Netball Stadium.

The seemingly invincible Holder turned back ninth ranked Juliet Worrell 21-15, 21-8. Not even a horrible miss by Holder at 14-4 could help Worrell to escape the sow. Juggernaut Griffith, who is looking for a three-peat, was clinical in dismissing Marson Johnson 21-16, 21-11, with an untaken gift at 20-9 allowing Johnson to avert a sow.

However, the night belonged to the veterans, with one upset occurring in those captivating matches. First-timer Rodney Lorde shocked the flamboyant Ricky “Body Doc” Hoyte 16-21, 23-21, 21-17.

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.