Daniel Phillips began competing once again on the V Torneo Rafa Nadal Tour, this time taking to the courts in Alicante.
Phillips is ranked Second in the Boy’s Under 14 Division.
In his opening match Phillips defeated Uwe Diehl a qualifier in straight sets, Phillips won 6-3, 6-3.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Bermuda Defeat US Virgin Islands in Davis Cup
Bermuda continue playing in the 2019 Davis Cup tournament in Costa Rica as they took on the US Virgin Island in the Americas Group III 9th to 10th Play-Off place match.
This was to be a battle to avoid relegation, as the losing team would drop down to Group IV next year, Bermuda defeated the United States Virgin Islands 2 - 1 to secure the ninth spot.
Bermuda took a 1 – 0 lead when Gavin Manders opponent Russell Armstrong retired down 5 – 0 after 23 minutes in the first set.
Neal Towlson then took to the court and defeated Tomas Del Olmo in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 in a match that took 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Youngsters Trey Mallory and Tariq Simons took to the court for the doubles, the pair went up against Nicholas Bass and Del Olmo. Mallory and Simons went down in straight sets 6-2, 7-6.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Bermuda Fall to Cuba In Davis Cup
Mallory In Action in Costa Rica
Bermuda continued competing in the Davis Cup Americas Group III event in San Jose, Costa Rica, Bermuda after picking up their first win, they would take on powerhouse Cuba.
Bermuda would go down 3 – 0.
First on the court was Trey Mallory who went down in straight sets 6-3, 6-0 to Maykol Ponte Suarez in a match that lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Tariq Simons would be the next Bermuda player on the court and he went down in 57 minute to Osmel Rivera Granja 6-1, 6-3.
Gavin Manders and Neal Towlson took to the court for the Doubles and they went down in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 to Yoan Perez and Rivera Granja in 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Bermuda Edge Trinidad in Davis Cup
Bermuda continued competing in the Davis Cup Americas Group III event in San Jose, Costa Rica, Bermuda after going down in their first three matches are looking to avoid relegation from Group III.
Bermuda defeated Trinidad & Tobago in this all important encounter 2 – 1.
Gavin Manders got Bermuda off to the start they was looking for as he defeated Akiel Duke in straight sets 6-3, 6-3, this match took 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Neal Towlson then took to the court and secured the win for Bermuda as he defeated Richard Chung in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 in a 1 hour and 9 minute battle.
In the doubles, Manders and Tariq Simons went to the court to take on Duke and Nabeel Majeed Mohammed, Duke and Mohammed picked up the win in a three set battle 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 in a match that took 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Bermuda Fall to Jamaica in Davis Cup
Bermuda continued competing in the Davis Cup Americas Group III event in San Jose, Costa Rica, Bermuda are looking to win promotion to Group II for 2020.
Bermuda took on Jamaica in their third match and went down 2 – 1.
First to go on court was Trey Mallory who defeated Jacob Bicknell in a Three-Set battle that lasted 2 hours and 47 minutes.
Bicknell won the first set 7-6, Mallory would level the match at 1 - 1 when he won the second set 6-3. Mallory would win the third and final set in a tie-breaker 7-6.
Tariq Simons made his debut taking on Rowland Phillips, Simons would fall in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 in a match that lasted 1 hour and 9 minutes.
With the match now level at 1 – 1, Gavin Manders and Neal Towlson took to the court for the Doubles against Dominic Pagon and Phillips, Manders and Towlson would go down in straight sets 6-1, 6-3 in a battle that took 57 minutes.