Doubles glory for Mallory in Antigua

  • Title success: top junior Trey Mallory won the doubles title at the Antigua and Barbuda Cup at the weekend

    Title success: top junior Trey Mallory won the doubles title at the Antigua and Barbuda Cup at the weekend


Trey Mallory claimed the doubles title on the World Junior Tour at the Antigua and Barbuda Cup at the weekend.

Mallory, the island’s No 1 junior and Davis Cup player, teamed up with John Chin, of Jamaica, to win a hard-fought battle over Canadian brothers Erik and Kevin Kovac, who were second seeds in the event.

Mallory and Chin won the first set 6-2 with some crushing strokes and great net play, only for their opponents to fight back to win the second set 6-3.

With the match and title on the line, Mallory and Chin regrouped and dug down to win the third and deciding match 10-5 in a tie-break.

Along their path to victory, Mallory and Chin defeated Leanid Boika, of the United States, and Igor Visnevskij, of Lithuania, 3-6, 6-3, 10-5.

They also upset the No 1 seeds Christian Kuehne, of Switzerland, and Maj Tomac, of Slovenia, in the semi-finals 6-4, 6-4.

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Published Nov 17, 2019 at 2:51 pm (Updated Nov 17, 2019 at 2:51 pm)

Doubles glory for Mallory in Antigua

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