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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 […]

Gruelling final

Gruelling final

Even on one foot, Mark Venom Griffith is still the most poisonous road tennis player in Barbados. Griffith backed up why many people regard him as the island’s best player by fighting off not only a determined Julian Michael Jackson White, but also cramp as well, on his way to defending his Massy United Insurance […]

Barbados host first ever regional road tennis clinic

With the hosting of the first ever Road Tennis International Workshop, Barbados is now poised to take its indigenous sport to the rest of the world. That was the view of Minister of Sports Stephen Lashley, as he addressed participants from six Caribbean territories this morning at the Wildey Gymnasium during the opening of the […]