Fernandes misses final spot in Sun & Surf Open

VANCOUVER, Canada, CMC – Nicolette Fernandes failed in her bid to reach the final of the Sun & Surf Open, when American Latasha Khan knocked her out in the semi-finals, with a straight games victory on Saturday.

It was a match too far for the 27-year-old Fernandes, the fourth seed from Guyana, who had breezed through earlier matches in the competition, as she continued her comeback to top-level competition, following knee surgery a couple of years ago.

Top-seed Khan brought her experience to bear as she claimed a 16-14, 11-6, 11-9 victory in 34 minutes.

World No. 29 Khan, the 37-year-old from Seattle, chased her eighth Women’s International Squash Players Association World Tour title yesterday when she faced second seed Alana Miller of Canada in the final.

Miller outlasted sixth-seed and compatriot Carolyn Russell 11-9, 11-3, 11-8 in 25 minutes in the other semi-final.

Earlier in the competition, World No. 57 Fernandes beat unseeded Thaisa Serafini of Brazil 11-9, 11-6, 12-10 in half-hour in the first round.

She then toppled another unseeded player, Milou van er Heijden of the Netherlands in the quarter-finals, 12-10, 11-7, 11-6, in half-hour on Friday.


Judgement Yard, Bad-A-Yard among teams sealing group berths

Judgement Yard, Bad-a-Yard, Trap House, Gaza Squad, East Front Road and California Square were among the teams to seal their group berths to the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Championship, following playoff matches yesterday and Friday respectively.

Openers rally Red Force after Singh, Johnson fortify Jaguars

TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Openers Kyle Hope and Amir Jangoo gave Trinidad Red Force a solid start to their reply, after Vishaul Singh hit his second hundred of the season and shared a record stand with fellow century-maker Leon Johnson that put Guyana Jaguars in an impregnable position in their top-of-the-table Regional 4-Day Championship match on Friday.

Cornwall, bowlers set up intriguing final day chase for Hurricanes – 3rd day, 4th round

BASSETERRE,  CMC – Leeward Islands Hurricanes captain Rahkeem Cornwall led a lion-hearted effort from the bowling attack yesterday to leave his side with a final-day chase of 302 for victory against Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional 4-Day Championship.

Golden Jaguars depart today for Indonesia friendly

The Golden Jaguars will depart local shores today for Jakarta, Indonesia, for their International friendly against the 165th ranked host nation on Saturday.

Golden Jaguars fail to break Twin-Island Republic jinx

By Charwayne Walker Firstly, congratulations must be extended to Coach Wayne `Wiggy’ Dover and his charges for a hard-fought draw against the Soca Warriors at the Ato Boldon Stadium on November 14, 2017.

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