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Djokovic, Murray out of Wimbledon

Djokovic, Murray out of Wimbledon

LONDON – Three-times Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic’s painful year continued as he retired with an elbow injury during his quarter-final against Czech Tomas Berdych today. The second seed had lost the opening set and was down a break in the second when he walked to the net and shook his opponent’s hand. The retirement, with […]

Venus overcomes major threat

Venus overcomes major threat

Venus Williams handed out another lesson to one of Wimbledon’s young upstarts when she beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 7-5 Tuesday to become the oldest women’s semi-finalist for 23 years. The five-times champion, who turned 37 last month, tamed the big-hitting Latvian with a rock-solid performance under the Centre Court roof, winning with something to spare. […]

Nadal roars on at Wimbledon

Nadal roars on  at Wimbledon

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal marked his return to Centre Court with a 6-4 6-2 7-5 victory over Donald Young to reach the third round at Wimbledon today. The 31-year-old Spaniard, who missed last year’s tournament through injury, looked to be easing to victory until he was broken by the aggressive American when serving for the […]

New serve

New serve

A year after former vice president of the Barbados Table Tennis Association (BTTA) John Pilgrim said the sport was “in chaos” and called for the National Sports Council and the Barbados Olympic Association to intervene and provide administrative guidance, a senior member of the BTTA executive  says  table tennis is in “very good vein”. “We […]

‘Sharapova should not play again’

‘Sharapova should not  play again’

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has lashed out at the WTA for giving Maria Sharapova the chance to compete in tournaments after serving a 15-month doping ban and said the Russian is a “cheater” who should never be allowed to play again. Sharapova beat Italian Roberta Vinci in the first round of the Stuttgart Grand Prix yesterday […]

Williams responds to Nastase

Williams responds to Nastase

Serena Williams yesterday called the alleged comments about her unborn child made by former world number one Ilie Nastase “racist” and applauded the International Tennis Federation for launching a probe into the remarks. Former tennis bad boy Nastase, who won two grand slam titles in the 1970s, was quoted by Romanian and some British media […]

Barbados overcome Guatemala 3-2

Barbados overcome Guatemala 3-2

Darian King has led the Barbados Davis Cup team to an historic win and in so doing has moved to a career high 112th world ranking. For the first time in Davis Cup history, Barbados defeated Guatemala 3-2 and earned their place once more in the Americas Group ll final. After the opening day on […]

King leads Davis Cup challenge

King leads Davis Cup challenge

It was all too easy for Barbadian tennis ace Darian King.  Competing in Davis Cup Group ll Americas, King continued his impressive form on home court with a three straight win against Luciano Ramazzini Friday afternoon at the Barbados Lawn Tennis Association.  Barbados were placed early on the back foot 1-0 against the Guatemalans but King, […]

Barbados ready

Barbados ready

Barbados will seek to register their first ever win over Guatemala this coming Friday, April 7 in their Group 2 Americas Zone Davis Cup tie. The Bajan tennis players will surely be high on confidence considering they recently won their first away tie in Group 2 against Paraguay 3-2. The team led by non-playing captain […]