St. Lucia continues to advance in Trinidad ITF Tennis Tournament

St. Lucia continues to advance in Trinidad ITF Tennis Tournament

PRESS RELEASE – When the Trinidad leg of the ITF Tennis Tournament served off on Saturday, all six St. Lucian’s were called to the net.

In grand style they each took on their opponents, winning their matches to advance to the second round.

Wasting no time and wanting to move ahead, each player advanced to the main draw of the tournament, with the exception of Shamar Marcus, the lone 18’s contender from St. Lucia.

At the end of day 3 of the tournament, the results stood are as follows:

* Meggan William coming off her tremendous win in Barbados, gave in to St. Vincent’s Anastasia White in the quarterfinals, losing 7-6, 1-6, 5-7. She however teamed up with Jade Tom Yan of Trinidad to win in the doubles quarterfinals with a 5-7, 6-4, 11-9 win over Trinidad’s Victoria Koylass and Yin Lee Assang. William and Tom Yan will face St. Vincent’s Alexi Humphrey and Anastasia White in the doubles semifinals on Wednesday.

* In the boys draw meanwhile, Aidan Bousquet advanced to the second round, beating Christian Clarke of Barbados 6-0,6-2. He will face Edward Laquis of Trinidad.

* Adriel Bousquet smashed it pass Samuel West of Great Britain 6-2,1-6,6-2 to face Aidan Carter of Trinidad in round 2.

* Nicholas St. John beat Antigua’s Justin Marcano 7-6,6-1 and will do battled against Adam Ramkissoon of Trinidad in the second round.

* Nathan Francis received a bye to the second round where he will face Jaydan Alexis of Trinidad.

It will be an all-Trinidad and St. Lucia affair in round two, and hope that the boys will all make it an all St. Lucian semifinals draw when day 3 ends on Wednesday evening.

Talk about will power. Go Team Šț Lucia 758!


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