Downes, Panday capture men’s doubles title

Defending Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open singles champion Anthony Downes and veteran Harry Panday won the GBTI Jubilee Open doubles competition defeating youngsters Leyland Allicock and Nicholas Fenty in straight sets in the final.

Competing together for the first time in this year’s competition, Downes and Panday in winning the title, 6-1, 7-5, produced a sizzling demonstration of class, technique, skill, ability and unbelievable passion as they made light work of the two youngsters.

To the delight of the crowd, Downes/Panday played as though they were giving lessons to a group of first time players in the first set…..