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Williams ready to take on Dominican Republic

The tactics and games have begun, even if the tennis matches haven’t. In a surprising move, Barbados has decided to send Seanon Williams to face the Dominican Republic’s top ranked player, Victor Estrella in tomorrow’s opening reverse singles match in their Davis Cup Group 1 clash at the National Tennis Centre. The decision to choose […]

Lewis ready for tennis challenge

Lewis ready for tennis challenge

Barbados No.2 player Haydn Lewis says he is ready for this weekend’s appointment with the Dominican Republic in their high-profile Group 1 Davis Cup tennis clash. Lewis, whose reverse singles victory over Mexico’s Lucas Gomez (2-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3) was pivotal in securing promotion for Barbados to Group 1 in the America’s zone last September, […]

Dominican Republic not taking Barbados for granted

The Dominican Republic may be the favourites heading into this weekend’s Davis Cup Group 1 tie against Barbados. But one thing is for certain. They won’t be taking the home side for granted. That is according to their two top players Victor Estrella and Jose Hernandez, who expect a tough challenge from homeboys Darian King […]

Battle-ready

Battle-ready

Against Mexico in last year’s Davis Cup tie, Darian King stuck his neck out and predicted a Barbados victory. Now the island’s top ranked player is forecasting a similar outcome against the Dominican Republic this weekend. Fresh from capturing both the singles and doubles titles at last month’s Panama F1 Futures competition, a confident King says […]

Battle-ready

Battle-ready

Barbados’ Davis Cup team is just one week away from their biggest test. But make no mistake, Darian King, Haydn Lewis and Seanon Williams are all up to the task. That is the word from the team’s non-playing captain, Kevin Yarde, who has admitted that while it won’t be easy to defeat the Dominican Republic […]

Tennis duo still lauded

Barbados’ lawn tennis duo of Darian King and Haydn Lewis have been lauded for their recent performances at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC), despite returning without a medal. King and Lewis –– the island’s Davis Cup pair –– did well to reach the team semi-final, but lost their bronze medal game in three […]

Lack of finance hurting lawn tennis

Lack of finance hurting lawn tennis

Lack of finance is hindering the development of lawn tennis in Barbados but president of the Barbados local governing body, Dr Raymond Forde, says the country has defied the limited resources to exceed expectations. Forde told Barbados TODAY that the Davis Cup team had done Barbados exceptionally proud by advancing to Group 1 of the […]

King disqualified over racquet toss

Barbados’ number one tennis player Darian King has been disqualified in the first round of the Charlottesville Men’s Pro Challenger after he threw his racquet, hitting a lineswoman yesterday. Down 6-4 6-6(4-2) to Great Britain’s Edward Corrie, the 22-year-old reacted to a lost point by throwing his racquet against the padded back wall of the court […]

Teens ready for challenge

Teens ready for challenge

The Wildey Gymnasium was a buzz of activity today as some of Barbados’ best Under-15 table tennis players got the opportunity to rub shoulders with other teen players from around the world. It was an excellent practice opportunity ahead of the October 27 to November 1 ITTF World Cadet Challenge which will be played at […]