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Road tennis tourney into quarters

Road tennis tourney into quarters

The eight quarterfinalists in the Cave Shepherd/Berger Royale/A One Supermarkets National Primary Schools Road Tennis Championship Team Championship have been decided. Playing Wednesday in the round of 16 at KFC Warrens, Westbury registered a 2-0 win over Grazettes; George Lamming defeated St George 2-0; St Cyprian’s beat Vauxhall 2-0; West Terrace won by default over Charles […]

‘Venom’ proves lethal for Daniel

‘Venom’ proves lethal for Daniel

Mark “Venom” Griffith is celebrating for the rest of the year, driving a brand new $60 000 Hyundai and reigning as the undisputable king of road tennis in Barbados. Griffith out-played, out-pointed and out-foxed challenger Antoine “Lil Man” Daniel in a riveting final before close to 2000 spectators  in the Barbados Public Workers Credit Union-sponsored Monarchs Of The Court  2016 […]

Road warriors!

Road warriors!

It doesn’t get better than this. The methodical and measured Mark “Venom” Griffith, to do battle against the panache and poise of Antonio “Lil Man” Daniel. Saturday night’s final of the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union’s Monarch of the Court Road Tennis Tournament at the former BET court, Wildey, St Michael, promises to be a […]

Upping the ante

Upping the ante

Road tennis is about to go where few domestic sports have gone before. Following an initial announcement last year, president of the Professional Road Tennis Association Dale Clarke told Barbados Today this afternoon that the winner of this year’s Barbados Cooperative Credit Union Limited’s Monarch Of The Court Road Tennis Tournament will be driving away […]

Road warrior

Road warrior

Emar Edwards of Combermere is the first Thunda Rhode League Inter-Secondary School Road Tennis Champion.  Wednesday morning at St Leonard’s Boys’ School Edwards won the best of three sets final 21-16, 21-18 playing against Ezekiel Ward of Deighton Griffith Secondary School.   A very familiar face in road tennis, starting eight years ago at Lawrence T […]

Gaskin is the new U21 king

Gaskin is the new U21 king

There is a new Under-21 champion in Road Tennis in Barbados. On a night of upsets in the finals of the 2016 National Sports Council/ Inter-Parish Tournament, St. Michael player Darius “Barracus” Gaskin came from a game down to defeat defending champion Emar Edwards of St. George, 21-23, 21-19, 21-15. In an exciting play-off, Gaskin […]

St Lucy are new parish champs

St Lucy are new parish champs

Team St. Lucy are $10, 500 richer and celebrating as champions of the 2015/2016 National Sports Council/Inter-parish Road Tennis Tournament. With a combination of prayer and crisp stroke play Kerry “TC” Francis and Curtis Jones continued their giant-killing run in the tournament when they whipped St. John in the play-off on indoor courts at the […]

Steps being taken to raise road tennis standards

Steps are being made to continually raise the standards of road tennis in Barbados. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, has given this assurance following the hosting of the recently-held Road Tennis International Workshop, While acknowledging that his Ministry was also interested in high standards, the Minister insisted that steps were being made […]

Disproved claims

Disproved claims

The National Sports Council (NSC) has strongly refuted claims that the recently held Road Tennis International Workshop was a “monumental embarrassment”. In fact, Deputy Director of the NSC Neil Murrell has described the inaugural clinic as a tremendous success, revealing that participants spoke highly of the three-day session and even asked for it to be […]

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