FINAL DAYMonday 6th August 2012
The curtains came down on the Jr. International Tennis Championships in San Salvador, El Salvador on Friday 3rd August, 2012.
This was truly a tournament of prestige, with 21 countries present and 207 players. With the last set of matches being played Friday and the tournament’s final positions known, Team Antigua performed credibly. D’Jeri Raymond defeated Romi De Jong of Curacao 4-1, 4-2 earning Raymond the 27th position in the main draw.
Cordell Williams Jr loss to Shivar Ramkalup of Suriname 4-1, 1-4, 8-10. Williams secured a 6th place position in the boys consolation draw.
Boys Under 16 main draw – Shakir Elvin 19th out of 24 and overall 19 out of 48 boys
Girls Under 14 main draw -- D’Jeri Raymond 27th out of 33 and overall 27 out of 48 girls
Boys Under 14 consolation draw – Cordell Williams 6th out of 25 and overall 41 out of 62 boys
Girls Under 14 consolation draw – Jessica Isaac 13th out of 15 and overall 45 out of 48 girls
Girls Under 14 doubles consolation winners Jessica Isaac & D’Jeri Raymond.
This grade A competition continues to be an eye opener for all our players, with all the matches our juniors played win or loss has prepared them for their next competition the Coco Cola ITF Junior Tournament scheduled to start on 5th Aug, 2012.
It is with pride that the ABTA (Antigua & Barbuda Tennis Association) says thank you to the National Olympic Committee for their support in assisting with our player’s development by covering their travel expenses to this prestigious event.
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