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Mission accomplished!

Mission accomplished!

The tennis racquet of Haydn Lewis has once again led Barbados to Davis Cup glory. With rain affecting play this past weekend and all of yesterday, Barbados were in a must-win situation on the second and final reserved day of the Davis Cup Americas Zone ll round three tie against Venezuela who were leading 2-1 […]

Rain forces tennis into 5th day

Rain forces tennis into 5th day

The Davis Cup Americas Group ll round three tie between Barbados and Venezuela was suspended today as Hurricane Maria dumped persistent showers on the island. Local tennis star Darian King came out with one purpose in mind yesterday morning at the National Tennis Center. And that was to dispose of Venezuela’s number one seed Ricardo […]

All to play for tomorrow

All to play for tomorrow

Barbados’ Davis Cup team have found themselves in a must-win situation. Darian King and Haydn Lewis fought to the very end but were unable to hold serve after a 3-1 advantage in the fifth and decisive set, as they agonizingly lost 3-2 to Venezuelan pair of Luis Martinez and Jordi Munoz this afternoon at the […]

Tied contest

Tied contest

Barbadian ace Darian King did not have to break much of a sweat as Barbados came from a rubber down to level the Davis Cup Americas Group ll round three tie 1-1 against Venezuela today. Playing his very first match since the United States Open, King needed to win in order to keep Barbados’ hopes […]

Davis Cup showdown

Davis Cup showdown

Tomorrow is a big day for Barbados’ tennis and though many eyes will be fixed on ace player Darian King, there is another player eager to show Barbadians he has what it takes to represent the Barbados flag on a major stage. Matthew Foster-Estwick is anxious to deliver his maiden serve on home soil when […]

King going with the Flow

King going with the Flow

The king of swing can continue to count on the support of Flow. Tennis star Darian King, who last month made history at the US Open by becoming the first Barbadian to play in the main draw of a Grand Slam, was recently toasted by his leading sponsor at a special reception held at Champers […]

Sloane Stephens Wins 1st Grand Slam with US Open Final Victory over Madison Keys

Sloane Stephens Wins 1st Grand Slam with US Open Final Victory over Madison Keys

Sloane Stephens completed her epic run through the 2017 U.S. Open with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Madison Keys in Sunday’s final. This is not only the first career Grand Slam title for Stephens, but she also became the first American woman other than Venus and Serena Williams to win a major since Jennifer Capriati in 2002. The 24-year-old was ranked […]

Bajans ready for Venezuelans

Bajans ready for Venezuelans

Fresh off a favourable outing at the United States Open, tennis ace Darian King is back home to bolster Barbados’ chance for promotion into Davis Cup Group l.  The 106 world ranked King, among the Association of Tennis Professionals’ best players, is high on confidence having defied the odds when he overcame a shoulder injury […]

King beaten but not disgraced

King beaten but not disgraced

by Anmar Goodridge-Boyce He may have lost the match, but Darian King’s world class performance in his debut at the US Open has won the hearts of Barbadians. Barbados’ top seed created history on Friday afternoon at the Louis Armstrong Stadium when he came from a set and a break down to defeat Slovakian Lucas […]

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