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Tennis: Phillips Competes In Nadal Masters

Tennis: Phillips Competes In Nadal Masters

Daniel Phillips recently competed in the Rafa Nadal Tour Masters Final 8 Tennis Tournament in Spain. Phillips, ranked sixth in the tournament, took to the court to face off against third-ranked Matei Alvarez Sarmiento in his opening round match. Unfortunately, Phillips fell in a three set battle. Phillips won the first set 7-5, but Sarmiento leveled... Read more of this article

Tennis: Phillips Moves Up 173 Ranking Places

Tennis: Phillips Moves Up 173 Ranking Places

When Daniel Phillips began competing on this Season European Tennis Tour he was ranked 507th in the Boy’s Under 14 Division, and thanks to his strong showing, the young tennis player has now moved up the rankings. In his second tournament qualifying for the Barcelona Main Draw, he earned 27 points, passing 99 players to be ranked 408th.After the... Read more of this article

Tennis Players Continue Playing Overseas

Tennis Players Continue Playing Overseas

Daniel Phillips began competing in the Juan Fuster Zaragoza Boy’s Under 14 Tennis Tournament. Playing in the Qualifying Draw, Phillips took to the court to take on Carles Cordoba from Spain and he advanced with a straight sets 7-6, 6-2. Also on a tennis note, the Wadadli Bowl COTECC Tennis Tournament in Antigua & Barbuda came to an end, with... Read more of this article

Caines-Best Catches Federer Ball At US Open

Caines-Best Catches Federer Ball At US Open

Kim Caines Best had her moment in the spotlight at the US Open Tennis Championships when she caught a ball hit into the crowd by Swiss 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer. Bermudian Kim Caines-Best with the ball that she caught from Roger Federer at the US Open this weekend; the tennis ball signed by 20-time Grand Slam champ Roger FedererBarrister... Read more of this article

Tennis: Bermuda Trio Continue Wadadli Bowl

Tennis: Bermuda Trio Continue Wadadli Bowl

Trey Mallory and Tariq Simons continued competing in the Wadadli Bowl Under 18 COTECC Tennis Tournament in Antigua & Barbuda, while Antonio Warner continued playing in the Under 14 Division. In the quarter-finals, Simons took on Ellis Short from the USA who was the number four seed, with Simons being defeated in straight sets 6-2, 6-0. Mallory teamed... Read more of this article

Phillips Plays In Doubles On David Ferrer Tour

Phillips Plays In Doubles On David Ferrer Tour

Daniel Phillips returned to action on the David Ferrer Europe Junior Tour. Playing in the Boys Under 14 Doubles Main Draw, Phillips and Uwe Diehl from Belgium took on Mateo Sarmiento and Iker Sevilla both from Spain. Phillips and Diehl went down in straight sets 6-3, 6-1. Related StoriesPhotos: Manders & Cross Win 2011 Argus Open Photos,... Read more of this article

Martina Navratilova Tweets Ahead Of Pride

Martina Navratilova Tweets Ahead Of Pride

With Bermuda’s first ever Pride Parade set to take place on Saturday [Aug 31], tennis legend Martina Navratilova has tweeted in support of the event, telling everyone to “have fun.” Ms. Navratilova — who won 59 Grand Slam titles, including 9 Wimbledon singles championships; 167 singles and 177 doubles championships — was responding... Read more of this article

Melo Defeats Phillips In Ferrer Europe Jr Tour

Melo Defeats Phillips In Ferrer Europe Jr Tour

Bermuda’s Daniel Phillips competed in the second round Boy’s Under 14 match on the David Ferrer Europe Junior Tour. Taking on Ausias Melo from Spain, Phillips went down in a three set battle. Phillips won the first set 6-4, but Melo fought back to win the second set 7-5. The third and final set saw Melo win 6-2. Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

Phillips Wins Ferrer European Tour Opener

Phillips Wins Ferrer European Tour Opener

Bermuda’s Daniel Phillips started competing on the David Ferrer European Junior Tour, making yet another strong showing. Playing in the Boy’s Singles 14 Qualifying Round, he took on Smael El Ghouti from France where he advanced in straight sets 6-0, 6-1. His Coach Sam Maybury said, “Phillips is getting stronger, he attacked his opponent and... Read more of this article

Tennis: Mackai Whitter Wins Final In St Augustine

Tennis: Mackai Whitter Wins Final In St Augustine

Mackai Whitter won the ‘all Bermuda’ final at the International Tennis Federation’s COTECC Trinidad Summer Bowl after defeating Antonio Warner — who is also Bermudian — in straight sets. A day after qualifying for the final and then winning the doubles, Whitter and Warner were both back on the court at the St Augustine Tennis... Read more of this article

Entrepreneurs Invited To Explore Tennis Heritage

Entrepreneurs Invited To Explore Tennis Heritage

As Bermuda’s marketing partnership with the US Open gets underway next week, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is encouraging entrepreneurs, museum curators and artists to come up with ideas to showcase the island’s history around the sport of tennis, with workshops being held on August 28 and August 29. A spokesperson said, “The best proposals... Read more of this article

Warner & Whitter Reach Final & Win Doubles

Warner & Whitter Reach Final & Win Doubles

Bermuda’s Antonio Warner and Mackai Whitter both took to the courts again as the International Tennis Federation’s COTECC Trinidad Summer Bowl continued at the St Augustine Tennis Club in St Augustine. Playing in the Boy’s 14 & Under Division semi-finals, both have advanced to the finals. Whitter advanced to the final with a straight sets... Read more of this article

Tennis: Phillips Continues Competing In Spain

Tennis: Phillips Continues Competing In Spain

Daniel Phillips continued competing in the Sanchez-Casal Youth Cup Under 14 Tournament in Spain. Playing in the Tennis Europe Level 1 Tournament Main Draw second round, Phillips took on Alejo Sanchez Quilez from Spain, where he was defeated in a three set battle. Quilez won the first set 7-5, Phillips leveled the match at 1 – 1 when he won the second... Read more of this article