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Road tennis more than just sport

Road tennis more than just sport

Any money invested in road tennis by the Government of Barbados is well spent, says Philip Garner, who has been involved in the promotion and development of the game for several decades. “I visited Jamaica last year as part of a group that was introducing road tennis to the island. I showed an official from […]

Schools road tennis starts Monday

Schools road tennis starts Monday

For the first time ever, students from all secondary schools across Barbados will have the chance to serve it up. This is because starting from Monday the inaugural A1 Supermarkets/Berger Paints/Rubis National Secondary Schools Road Tennis Championship gets underway. Last year was the first attempt of a competition for Barbados’ only indigenous sport at the […]

More venom than the rest

More venom than the rest

Another big crowd was on hand to witness the Massy United Insurance Clash of the Titans road tennis tournament at the Dover Courts on Sunday and three-time men’s defending champion, Mark “Venom” Griffith did not disappoint. The island’s number 1 player, Griffith made it his fourth, successive victory in the competition, in a riveting, two-hour […]

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 […]

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