Boys lose at Jr Davis Cup, Jr Billie Jean King Fed Cup team earn 3-0 win over Jamaica, advance to consolation round

As of Friday, March 3, 2023


BAHAMAS doubles team of Jerald Carroll and Jackson Mactaggart with their opponents.


SAPHIRRE Ferguson and Jalisa Clarke take a photo with their doubles opponents.

#THE Bahamas boys team lost to the Dominican Republic in their quarter-final match yesterday in the Junior Davis Cup tournament in Guatemala.

#Team Bahamas lost 2-1. Jackson Mactaggart lost his singles match 6-1, 6-2, but Jerald Carroll won his singles 6-1, 6-0. In doubles, the team of Carroll and Mactaggart lost 6-2, 6-4.

#“It was a super results for the team playing their fist under-16 team event,” said coach Bradley Bain. “They will be better the next time around with more training and match experience.”

#The team finished in fifth place with this being the first time experience for Carroll, while Mactaggart and McCartney participated for the second time.

#The junior Billie Jean King Fed Cup team, coached by Marion Bain, won 3-0 over Jamaica to advance to the consolation round. Saphirre Ferguson won her singles match 7-5, 6-7, 10-2, BreAnn Ferguson won her singles 6-2, 6-3 and Saphirre Ferguson and Jalisa Clarke teamed up to win their doubles match 6-1, 6-0.

#The Bahamas will now play for ninth spot today.

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