Warner and Whitter chalk up wins
Bermuda pair Antonio Warner and Mackai Whitter reached the semi-finals of the CO Williams Barbados Junior International tournament yesterday.
Warner beat Adam King, of Barbados, 6-1, 6-0, while Whitter defeated Nathanael Gilkes, of Barbados, 6-0, 6-0 in their respective under-14 singles matches. In the semi-finals, Warner will face Guillermo Bennaton, of Honduras, and Whitter will take on Luca Shamsi, of Trinidad and Tobago, today.
Warner and Whitter, the Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association's top two under-14 players, received byes in the opening round. In the doubles, Whitter and his partner Bennaton defeated local pair David DaCosta and Kyle Ince 6-0, 6-0 before beating Gilkes and King 6-0, 6-0 in the quarter-finals. They will face Warner and his partner Shamsi in the semi-finals today.
Warner and Shamsi beat local pair Zach Anthony and Luke Olivierre, 6-0, 6-0 before defeating Nathan Martin, of Trinidad, and Xavier Peter-Gooding, of Barbados, 3-6, 6-0.