• Davis Cup by BNP Paribas - Barbados vs Mexico - September 12-14, 2014
     
      http://www.tennisbarbados.org/davis-cup-by-bnp-paribas-barbados-vs-mexico-september-12-14-2014.html
  • 2014 Republic Bank Inter Club Competition
     
      http://www.tennisbarbados.org/2014-republic-bank-inter-club-competition.html
  • Barbados Junior International (ITF) tournament 2014 – U18 and U14 events – April 14-19 – see info below
     
      http://www.tennisbarbados.org/barbados-junior-international-itf-tournament-2014-u18-and-u14-events-april-14-19-see-info-below.html

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DAVIS CUP TENNIS IN BARBADOS – Friday September 12 – Sunday September 14, 2014

The BARBADOS Davis Cup team will take on #2 seeds MEXICO in the Davis Cup Americas Zone Group II third round tie to be contested at the National Tennis Centre from September 12 – 14, 2014 with the winners being promoted to Group I in 2015.

See following link for Match Preview

TICKET INFO: to be confirmed
Enquiries to tennisbarbados@caribsurf.com

Match Schedule as follows:
Friday September 12, 2014 – 2 singles
Saturday September 13, 2014 – 1 doubles
Sunday September 14, 2014 – 2 reverse singles
Start times are Friday 10am, Saturday Noon and Sunday 10am.

Make a note in your diaries to “Come show your colours” and support Team Barbados – September 12-14, 2014.

See Ticket Terms and Conditions

UPDATE MAY 12, 2014 - the new 2014 REPUBLIC BANK Inter Club champions are Tennis Centre who beat winners for the past 5 years Summerhayes in a closely contested final – 46-33 on Saturday afternoon.

See report in today’s Nation Newspaper by Justin Marville – Tennis Centre dethrone Summerhayes

Full and final results can be found at the following link –
2014 Inter Club results

UPDATE MAY 5, 2014
REPUBLIC BANK Inter Club competition final will be played at the National Tennis Centre on Saturday May 10, 2014 between holders Summerhayes and the Tennis Centre from 2.15pm.

Do come out to support.

UPDATE AFTER ROUND 7
The final round of the preliminary competition resumed on 26 April following a 3-week break for Davis Cup, Junior ITF tennis and Easter, resulting in the final four clubs being identified. The top four clubs in order of standing are: Ocean View, Tennis Centre, Barbados Yacht Club and Summerhayes. These four teams all enjoyed victories in the final round as follows:

Ocean View earned a hard fought victory over UWI 49 games to 40, as Ocean View won the women’s singles, one each of the men’s and women’s doubles and the mixed doubles and UWI the men’s singles, the other men’s and women’s doubles in an entertaining match up.

Summerhayes dominated Windward 50 games to 29, with Summerhayes winning all doubles matches and Windward prevailing in the men’s and women’s singles.

Tennis Centre defeated Paragon 41 games to 34 in another close encounter which influenced the semifinals lineup. The Tennis Centre won both women’s doubles, the mixed doubles and the women’s singles while Paragon prevailed in the men’s singles and doubles events.

The Barbados Yacht Club also inflicted a heavy defeat on the St James Racquet Club 57 games to 9 including walkover victories in the womens’ doubles and victories in all other events.

The final standings after 7 preliminary rounds are as follows:

Position Club Games Won Rounds Won/Lost
1 Ocean View 339 6/1
2 Tennis Centre 324 6/1
3 Barbados Yacht Club 320 4/2/1
4 Summerhayes 319 4/3
5 Paragon 298 3/3/1
6 UWI 292 3/4
7 Windward 231 1/6
8 St James Racquet Club 107 0/7

The semifinal round will be hosted by Ocean View and Tennis Centre with a draw to determine which of these hosts the Barbados Yacht Club and Summerhayes on 3rd May.
The finals will be held on 10th May at the National Tennis Centre.

UPDATE after ROUND 6
The penultimate preliminary round number 6 of the Republic Bank Inter Club Tennis competition saw the competition for the final four slots being even more interesting with the top two teams apparently well set and four other remaining in the hunt, with Summerhayes making the greatest advance of those four.

The results are summarized as follows:

• Summerhayes dominated UWI 55 games to 31, with UWI winning close matches in the women’s singles and one of the men’s doubles but Summerhayes winning the men’s singles, the other men’s doubles as well as both women’s doubles and the mixed doubles.

• Paragon and the Barbados Yacht Club tied 41 games each in the most even of matches where Paragon were stronger in the men’s matches winning the singles and both doubles as well as one of the women’s doubles and BYC taking the women’s singles, the other women’s doubles and the mixed doubles.

• Ocean View overwhelmed the St James Racquet Club 56 games to 10, as St James Racquet Club continues to struggle in the competition including giving up a few walkovers but taking comfort from a close victory in one of the men’s doubles.

• Tennis Centre defeated Windward 50 games to 34, with the Tennis Centre winning all matches except one of the women’s doubles.

The standings after Round 6 are as follows:

Position Club Games Won Rounds Won/Lost
1 Ocean View 290 5/1
2 Tennis Centre 283 5/1
3 Summerhayes 269 3/3
4 Paragon 264 3/2/1
5 Barbados Yacht Club 263 3/2/1
6 UWI 252 3/3
7 Windward 202 1/5
8 St James Racquet Club 98 0/6

There is now a three week break in the competition during the Davis Cup and Junior ITF tournaments as well as over the Easter weekend.

Full schedule can be found at following link:
2014 Inter Club Schedule

Update April 18, 2014 – See following links for :

2014 Barbados Junior Int’l U18 Final Results

2014 Barbados Wilson COTECC U14 Completed draws

April 8, 2014
Players/Coaches
Please note the following procedures for our upcoming Barbados Junior International Tournament.

First-time Players should pay close attention to these procedures:-

The list of Under 18 wild cards has been updated and will be sent in a separate email.

  • The Under 14 Acceptance List can be found at the following link  – U14 Acceptance List
  • Sign-in for ALL Under 14s is on Friday April 11 between 4.00 pm and 6.00 pm at the National Tennis Centre.
  • Under 18 Qualifying Sign-in is on Friday April 11 between 4.00 pm and 6.00 pm at the National Tennis Centre.
  • Under 18 Main Draw Sign-in is on Sunday April 13 between 4.00 pm and 6.00 pm at the National Tennis Centre.
  • Sign-in will close promptly at 6.00 pm.

At Sign-in you are required to bring:

  • Entry fee of Bds $100 (or US $50) in cash or a Bds cheque made payable to Barbados Tennis Association
  • Valid passport
  •  Any outstanding Association subscriptions.- $25 for 2014
  •  Under 18 Qualifying and Under 14 Round Robin start on Saturday April 12.
  •  Under 18 will be played at the National Tennis Centre.
  •  Under 14 will be played at the Barbados Yacht Club.
  •  The Order of Play for each day will be posted daily at the Tournament Hotels and tournament venues and on our website. Players are responsible for finding out when they have to play.
  •  Under 14 Doubles Sign-in closes on Sunday April 13 at 12.00 noon.
  •  Under 18 Doubles Sign-in closes on Monday April 14 at 12.00 noon.
  •  Doubles Teams must present themselves together at the Referee’s desk to sign-in.
  •  The Tournament is being played under ITF and COTECC Junior Regulations. The ITF Junior Circuit Code of Conduct will apply to the Tournament and we expect all Players to observe the Code and not be cited for any Code Violations, which include conduct such as verbal abuse, ball abuse, racquet abuse, audible obscenities, visible obscenities, unsportsmanlike conduct, etc.

Good Luck to all of you.

Should you have any queries on the above, please let us know as soon as possible via email to either sandra.osborne@gmail.com  or tennisbarbados@caribsurf.com

 

REMINDER – entry deadline for U18s is Tuesday March 18, 2014 at 10.00 am (Barbados time) and U14s entries should be emailed to sandra.osborne@gmail.com by Monday March 24, 2014.

This year’s Barbados Junior International (ITF) tournament runs from April 14-19, 2014 with the U18 qualifying and U14 round robin events starting on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

The Fact Sheets for both the U18 and U14 events can be found below:

2014 BJI U18s Fact Sheet
2014 BJI U14s Fact Sheet

U18 Entries close on Tuesday March 18, 2014 at 10.00 am Barbados time.

Under 18 entries are to be made online through Player’s IPIN account.

Under 14 entry requests should be e-mailed to sandra.osborne@gmail.com by Monday March 24, 2014.

Note – To participate in the Wilson COTECC Circuit 14 & under division – Players must be born between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2003 and be 11 years old on the Monday when the main draw begins.

Tournament entry fees for both events are US$50 or Bds$100 and are to be paid at the official Sign In.