In The Spotlight
LONDON- - Rafael Nadal produced an incredible fightback to beat Russian Daniil Medvedev and keep his ATP Finals hopes alive on Wednesday, saving a match point at 1-5 down in the decider before winning 6-7(3) 6-3 7-6(4).
LOS ANGELES- - Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not return to the LA Galaxy for the 2020 MLS season, the team said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Cay Hill Tigers Vets won the 2019 Veteran 50+ Softball Competition at John Cooper Jose lake Sr. Ballpark. They defeated Controller Vets in the final. Mercedes Santana from the Tiger Vets was named competition batting Champion. He had a 727 batting average. Gene Proctor from Tiger Vets was named Winning Pitcher with a record of 10 wins and no losses. The Home Run King was Mercedes Santana with six blasts out of the park. Proctor was also named Most Valuable Player. Reginald Leonard was honoured as the oldest player in the league and James Hughes received a special award for his dedication to the sport of softball.
LONDON- - Roger Federer got back on track with a 7-6(2) 6-3 defeat of Italian Matteo Berrettini on Tuesday and immediately set his sights on a crunch clash with Novak Djokovic that will decide his ATP Finals fate.
BELAIR--An elite team of runners from the French side’s Avenir Sportif Club clocked the fastest time of 2:18:36 to win the 32nd Around the Island Relay Race on Monday, shaving four minutes off last year’s winning time set by SXM Tri- Academie.
LONDON-- Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrated victory over fellow ATP Finals debutant Daniil Medvedev like he had won the title on Monday as he finally snapped a jinx against his Russian bogeyman.
PORT-AU-PRINCE- - Ousline Georges, 22, only started to take cycling seriously a year ago, wary of the many hurdles she faced such as the prohibitive cost of a decent bicycle and the treacherous roads in her home country of Haiti, the poorest in the Americas.
The 19th annual Harbor to Pier Open Water Swim Meet will be held Sunday. Swimmers are to meet at the Cyrus Wathey Square at 6:30am. At 6:45am the athletes will be transported to the Harbor. The swim begins at 7:00am. Cost to enter is US $10 children 15 and under or $15 for adults. Breakfast after the race and a t-shirt will be given to all swimmers. Trophies will be award to the two top finishers. The Coast Guard and Sheriff Security will be on the water to ensure the swimmers safety. For more information call 587-9089.
The 19th annual Diamond International Youth Tennis Tournament will be held at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex Saturday and Sunday. First serve Saturday is set for 10:00am. The competition organised by LAB Sports Academy is divided into male and female categories of Beginner, Under 10, Under 13, Under 15 and Open Class. For more information call 587-9089.
SIMPSON BAY—St. Maarten Road Runners, organiser of the 32nd Around the Island Relay Race on Monday, November 11, says some teams are still looking for runners and is appealing to recreational runners to come to Tri Sport in Simpson Bay to sign up as soon as possible. Level of teams vary from fun teams to competitive teams.