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King’s Australia run ends

King’s Australia run ends

by Anmar Goodridge-Boyce Maybe it just wasn’t meant to be; the King’s Australian dream is over. After easily making it into the third and final round of qualifying matches in the Australian Open, Barbados’ top tennis player Darian King failed to advance to the main draw, which serves off on Monday. Playing on court no.15 […]

Holding court

Holding court

The Bajan ace Down Under is just one win away from competing against the top boys in the main draw of the Australian Open. Barbados’ top tennis player Darian King advanced to the final qualifying round in Melbourne earlier today with a commanding 7-5, 6-0 victory over world no. 115 Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik. Playing once […]

King starts qualifiers with win

King starts qualifiers with win

Darian King is only two wins away from featuring in his second grand slam tournament after last night’s victory over homeboy Marc Polmans in the first round of qualifying matches at the Australian Open. Playing on Court 12 in Melbourne Park, Down Under, the Bajan tennis ace took the game in straight sets 6-2, 7-6(3). […]

King advances

King advances

Moments ago, Barbados’ top tennis player Darian King moved one step closer to gaining entry into the Australian Open. Playing on court 12 in Melbourne, King advanced to the second round of qualifying matches after easily defeating home boy Marc Polmans 6-2 , 7-6.  The result means that King will take on Alexander Bublik, who […]

King’s quest

King’s quest

Bajan tennis sensation Darian King would have his eyes set on breaking into his second grand slam tournament in less than five months when he served up against hometown boy Marc Polmans in the first qualifying round of the Australian Open tonight. Ranked 147 places above his opponent, King is expected to once again reach […]

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 […]

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