Bermuda Misses Advancing in the Dominican Republic
Bermuda’s ITF/COTECC Under 12 Team Tennis Tournament team of Dexter Snaith, Jaden Jones and Hasan Khan just missed out on advancing in the Dominican Republic, as they fell 2 – 1 to the Dominican Republic Two Team in a 10 Point Super Tie Breaker.
Bermuda and the Dominican Republic Two team battled in a promotion play-off, and following the Singles the teams were deadlocked at 1 – 1.
Snaith went down 6-4, 3-6-3, 7-5 in a 3 hour war, for the Dominican Republic Two team to take a 1 – 0 lead, but Jones then level the score at 1 – 1 when he won his match 7-6, 6-0.
It would then come down to Snaith and Jones in the Doubles. Bermuda went ahead winning the first set 6-4, but the Dominican Republic Two team leveled the match at 1 – 1 when they won the second set 6-4.
The match was then going to be decided on a 10 Point Super Tie-Breaker. The Dominican Republic Two team would be able to emerge winners 10 – 7 to advance.
Coach Gavin Manders said, “9:30 am – 5:45 pm match day with 8: am warm up, these young men represented Bermuda well to the fullest today, True Warriors.”