Weather puts road ten­nis on pause

THE Pro­fes­sional Road Ten­nis As­so­ci­a­tion (PRTA) had promised the fans thun­der and light­ning from the rack­ets of Mark “Venom” Grif­fith and Sheldene Wal­rond in the Pub­lic Work­ers Co­op­er­a­tive Credit Union Mon­archs Of The Court cham­pi­onships. (Pic­tures by Ken

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rain to se­verely af­fect the fix­tures with just three matches be­ing com­pleted on the open­ing night on Sun­day. No other night has es­caped the wrath of na­ture.

With some of the fenc­ing blown down and the rain per­sist­ing, PRTA pres­i­dent Dale Clarke put the show on pause while in­di­cat­ing that re­pairs would be car­ried out and the tour­na­ment would recom­mence to­mor­row night.

“We are ac­quir­ing a 60 by 40 tent to cover the en­tire play­ing area and tents will be used to pro­vide cover for the spec­ta­tors,” said Clarke. This year’s tour­na­ment of­fers two cars val­ued at $60 000 each for the top man and woman while sev­eral mon­e­tary and other prizes will be up for grabs in the mixed dou­bles and ju­nior cat­e­gories. (KB)

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