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Moonasar advances in RBC tennis tourney
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
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