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Our serve

It’s a chance of a lifetime. Barbados’ top Under-15 table tennis players will be hoping for massive crowd support when they take on some of the very best in the world in the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) World Cadet Challenge slated for the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium from October 27 to November 1. A number […]

Bigger, better

Bigger, better

Two additional venues and prizes worth close to $45,000 should bring lots of excitement when the National Sports Council’s (NSC) Inter-parish Road Tennis Tournament hits the courts on October 26. The launch for the tournament which runs to January 10, 2015, took place this morning at the headquarters of the Ministry of Sports, Culture and […]

More practice, funding needed for Davis Cup

It will take a lot of competitive match practice and funding if Barbados are to be successful in the January 2015 Americas Group I Davis Cup tournament, says the island’s non-playing captain Kevin Yarde. The captain of the Barbados team which defeated Mexico 3-2 yesterday in the final of the Americas Davis Cup Group II […]

All even

All even

Barbados and Mexico will go into Day two of their Davis Cup Group ll final tomorrow on level terms after today’s opening exchanges ended at 1-1 at the National Tennis Centre. Darian King produced a superb performance winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 against Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela this afternoon to draw Barbados back in […]

Game on

Game on

Barbados and Mexico are ready to do battle tomorrow in their Davis Cup Group ll final after the draws took place this morning at the Barbados Olympic Association, Wildey, St Michael. The draw took place under the supervision of Davis Cup referee Marco Sergent who announced that two matches would be played on the opening […]

Battle royal

The Barbados tennis team will be expecting massive fan support when they take on number two seeds Mexico in Davis Cup action at the National Tennis Centre over three days starting this Friday. A place in the Americas Zone Group I next year is at stake for both teams. The Barbados team include Darian King, […]

Davis Cup-ready

Davis Cup-ready

Barbados’ men are ready for what can be considered their toughest assignment to date when they host Mexico in the finals of the Davis Cup Tennis Championship from September 12 to 14 at the National Tennis Center, Wildey, St Michael. Speaking today at a media briefing at the National Tennis Center, non-playing team captain Kevin […]

Juniors win tennis tourney

Kianna Marshall and Cherise Slocombe have won their first international junior tournament. The Barbadian pair, who did not drop a set in the tournament, won the International Tennis Federation Girls Junior Doubles title defeating the number one seeds Camila Ramazzini and Tiffany Huber (Guatemal/USA) in the final, 7-5, 6-4. It was the third edition of […]

Youngsters do well in Pine Hill Open

The 2014 Pine Hill Open, now in its 16th year, hosted its prize-giving ceremony recently at the Ocean View Tennis Club at Needham’s Point. Category manager for juice and dairy, Henry Yearwood, reported that this year’s tennis competition attracted 112 competitors ranging in age from nine          to 63 years old. Prizes […]