Our Bahamian tennis athletes are continuing to shine as Jacobi Bain and Wayne Russell III participate in the Honduras Junior Bowl 2015. Jacobi Bain who recently won the ITF Junkanoo Bowl held in Nassau in July has blazed his way to the main draw with a perfect record of 3-0 in his round robin pool. The U14tournament consists of 12 players from Honduras, Guatemala and The Bahamas.Jacobi has earned a bye in the Main Draw and plays the U14 Boy’s semifinals on Tuesday.
Also participating is Wayne Russell III who recently won a USTA Tournament in Florida in August. Wayne played extremely well but lost in the first round of theU18 Boys. The U18 category features over 40 players from various countries including the United States , Canada and Mexico.
We are proud of the hard work of both our rising stars Wayne Russell III and Jacobi Bain. We congratulate Russell on his participation and wish Jacobi Bain great success as his journey continues on Tuesday in the semifinal round against either Arguello or Diaz from Honduras.
Results of match play are as follows:
U18 Boy’s Qualification 1st Round
Wayne Russell lost 16, 16 Oscar Balanos (ESA)
U14 Boy’s Round Robin
1st match Jacobi Bain def. Alessandro Bizzarri (HON) 40, 40
2nd match Jacobi Bain def. Carlos Marchetti (HON) 40, 40
3rd Match Jacobi Bain def. Rodrigo Diaz ((HON) 40, 40
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