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Jr tennis teams suffer defeat

Bermuda's boys and girls teams suffered defeat in their semi-final matches at the ITF/GSDF English Caribbean Wilson Under 12 COTECC Team Championships in Jamaica yesterday.

The boys team of Ben Lines and Ricky Mallory III lost to Bahamas 1-2 in their three- match series at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston.

Lines lost his singles match with Jacobi Bain 6-1, 6-1 while Mallory also lost in his singles match with Donte Armbrister 6-3, 5-7, 11-9 in a three-hour contest that was decided by a super tie-break (first to ten points)

Lines and Mallory won their doubles match against the same opponents 7-5, 3-6, 10-8.

Meanwhile, Bermuda's girls team of Imani Phillips and Kaylah Ming lost to Bahamas 0-3.

Ming lost to Sydney Clarke 6-3, 6-3 while Phillips lost to Elana Mackay 6-4, 6-2 which clinched the series for Bahamas.

Phillips and Ming also lost their doubles match against Clarke and Mackay 6-2, 6-0.

Bermuda's boys and girls teams must now win their consolation matches with St Lucia and Guyana today to advance to October's Masters Under-12 Development Tournament in Mexico.

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Published September 06, 2013 at 5:21 pm (Updated September 06, 2013 at 5:21 pm)

Jr tennis teams suffer defeat

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