You are here

Moonasar advances in RBC tennis tourney

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Top national junior Keshan Moonasar needed three sets to get past Adam Defreitas yesterday on a rain affected day at the RBC Junior tennis tournament, at Trinidad Country Club, Maraval. 


Moonasar, who is ranked number one in boys Under-16 singles category, was pushed to the end by Defreitas as the knockout round began. 


After winning the first set 6-3, Moonasar was shocked in the second, losing 4-6 to set up a third and final set. In the super tie break, Moonasar showed his class, winning 10-4 to advance to the next round.


In the boys U-12 singles category, Jadon Alexis, who lost on Sunday to Aaron Chan, bounced back yesterday to defeat Rashaan Wilkison in straight sets 4-1, 4-1. Also progressing to the next round were Samuel West and Aidan Carter. 


After losing the first set 4-5, West recovered like a champion, winning the next two sets, 4-0, 10-3. Carter also came from a set down against Alexander Thorp, prevailing 2-4, 4-1, 10-6.




Boys Under-10 Singles


Kyle Kerry def Christopher Thorp 4-1, 2-4, 10-7


Nikolai Nabbie-Lyon def Sebastian Sylvester 0-4, 4-1, 10-8


Liam Sheppard def David Rodriguez 4-1, 4-5, 10-2


Michael West def Nicholas Gregdire 4-5, 4-0, 10-6


Johnny Su def Jacques Noreiga 4-1, 4-2


Ebolum Nwokolo def Hugo Borde 4-1, 4-2

Boys U-12 Singles


Samuel West def Aaron Chan 4-5, 4-0, 10-3


Jadon Alexis def Rashaan Wilkison 4-1, 4-1


Aidan Carter def Alexander Thorp 2-4, 4-1, 10-6

Boys U-16 Singles


Keshan Moonasar def Adam Defreitas 6-3, 4-6, 10-4


User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment writer and are not representative of Guardian Media Limited or its staff. Guardian Media Limited accepts no liability and will not be held accountable for user comments.

Please help us keep out site clean from inappropriate comments by using the flag option.

Guardian Media Limited reserves the right to remove, to edit or to censor any comments. Any content which is considered unsuitable, unlawful or offensive, includes personal details, advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will be removed.

Before posting, please refer to the Community Standards, Terms and conditions and Privacy Policy