Mallory makes history in Costa Rica
Trey Mallory made history for Bermuda with his singles victory against Antigua and Barbuda No 2 player, Kevin Gardner, in their opening Davis Cup match in Costa Rica on Monday.
Mallory became the first Bermuda player to win a Davis Cup match on his debut, beating Gardner 7-6, 6-2, although it could not prevent Bermuda from losing 2-1 in the Americas Division Three.
David Thomas lost to ATP tour player Jody Maginley 6-1, 6-3 as Antigua tied it up, before Jensen Bascome and Gavin Manders lost their deciding doubles match 7-6, 3-6, 4-6 to Maginley and Carlton Bedminster. Ricky Mallory, the Bermuda tennis director and Davis Cup coach, was a proud father as he watched Trey’s victory.
“The decision made by the [Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association] to rebuild the team and inject juniors into it paid off,” Mallory said. “I’m pleased at how the whole team rallied around Trey and helped him overcome his first match jitters. Wearing a different hat as Trey’s father, I’m extremely proud of his accomplishment.”
Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash
Police: ignore porn scam e-mails
Taxpayers ‘picking up slack’ for underpaid
BTA: sports tourism can be year-round
Drink-driver nearly hit police car
Reunited and it feels so good
Avoid financial advice from broke people
Court orders Belco staff back to work
Shock as big pledge for Kandice is withdrawn
Atherden stands her ground on medical scans
Speight resigns from BCB
Modelling the dream in her fabulous forties
Trio serving bans from PHC Field
Principals take action over workloads
Take Our Poll