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Monarchs on court this weekend

Monarchs on court this weekend

It is the dream of Dale Clake, president of the Professional Road Tennis Association (PRTA), to make the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union Limited Monarchs of the Court competition the biggest sporting event in Barbados. “Basically, Monarchs of the Court is our flagship. There are still some people in Barbados who do not see […]

Griffith, Walrond win tennis titles

Griffith, Walrond win tennis titles

Mark “Venom” Griffith is the winner of the inaugural Lance Bynoe Masters Open Road Tennis Tournament. Griffith, Barbados’ leading road tennis player, won the title after defeating Antonio “Lil Man” Daniel 22-20, 21-14  in the final played at the Rubis Sports Club, Brighton, St Michael Monday night. In the first game, Griffith fought skillfully to defeat […]

Four road titans to battle

Four road titans to battle

Mark “Venom” Griffith and Antonio “Lil Man Daniel are the finalists in the male section of the first edition of the Lance Bynoe Open Masters Tournament. Meanwhile, Sheldene Walrond and Rachel Smith will vie for the ladies’ crown when the finals are staged at the Rubis Sports Club, Brighton, Spring Garden, Monday night. In the […]

Grantley Adams are road tennis champs

Grantley Adams are road tennis champs

The inaugural A One Supermarket/Berger Paints/Rubis National Secondary Schools’ Under 15 Road Tennis Titles are heading to the Grantley Adams Memorial School. Despite a late start at the Rubis Sports Club Friday morning, when proceedings finally got underway Grantley Adams produced a clean sweep winning the team finals in straight sets 21-9 and 21-14 against […]

Edwards succumbs to the ‘Venom’

Edwards succumbs to the ‘Venom’

Mark “Venom” Griffith booked a spot in the semifinals of the Lance Bynoe Masters Road Tennis Tournament when he defeated the attacking Emar Edwards 21-16, 15-21, 22-10 at the Rubis Sports Club, Brighton, St Michael Thursday night. Edwards was in an attacking mood from the first game, rushing to a three-nil lead over Griffith and […]

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 […]

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