Luke Stirling, David Leader and Trey Mallory took to the courts for their First Round Doubles matches of the JITIC Under-18 Regional Championships in Trinidad.
Leader and Stirling teamed up to defeat Kaipo Marshall and Romani Mayers from Barbados in three sets 4-2, 2-4, 10-4.
Mallory teamed up with Russell Armstrong from the British Virgin Islands and the pair went down in straight sets 5-3, 4-0 to Manuel Antonio Alonso and Patricio Nieto from Mexico.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
JITIC Under-18 Regional Championships Day 2
Trey Mallory Went Down in 3 Sets
Luke Stirling and Trey Mallory took to the courts for their Second Round matches of the JITIC Under-18 Regional Championships in Trinidad.
Stirling took on the Tournament Number 1 Seed Juan Alejandro Hernandez Serrano from Mexico going down in straight sets 6-1, 6-0.
Mallory also took on a Mexican Alfredo Casso who was the ranked 10th, Mallory won the first set 6-2, but Casso would level the match at 1 - 1 when he won the second set 7-6, the match would then be decided in a tie-breaker, which Casso would win 10-0.
Monday, June 19, 2017
JITIC Under-18 Regional Championships Day 1
Luke Stirling, Trey Mallory and David Leader took to the courts for their First Round matches of the JITIC Under-18 Regional Championships in Trinidad.
Stirling won his opening match in straight sets defeating Jeron Smith from British Virgin Islands 6-2, 6-0.
Leader would fall in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 to Aiden Carter from Trinidad.
Mallory advanced in his match against Mickel Alexander from Grenada 6-3, 6-0.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Striling, Mallory & Leader Heading to Trinidad
Trinidad and Tobago will host the JITIC Under-18 Regional Championships, with matches being contested at the National Racquet Centre in Tacarigua.
This is the highest ranked junior tennis event to be staged in Trinidad and Tobago and this is undoubtedly due to the improved range and quality of sporting facilities.
Three players from Bermuda Luke Stirling, Trey Mallory and David Leader will all take their spots in the tournament.
Commenting on the presentation of Government support for the event, Darryl Smith, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, noted with pride that Trinidad and Tobago was again able to successfully bid for a major international tournament.
“Trinidad and Tobago welcomes the best Under-18 tennis players from the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico for an ITF Grade III tournament,” said Smith.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Bermuda Davis Cup Team Finish 8th
Bermuda’s Men’s Davis Cup America’s Zone team of Gavin Manders, David Thomas, Jenson Bascome and Jovan Whitter concluded competing in Montevideo, Uruguay finishing 8th.
Bermuda took on Cuba in the 7th & 8th play-off spot with Bermuda going down 2 - 0.
Manders playing in the number one spot went down in straight sets Yasier Esttrada 7-5, 7-5.
Thomas then took to the court looking to draw Bermuda level and send it to the Doubles, but he ran into a tough opponent in Osmel Rivera Granja who defeated him 6-4, 6-4.