Great news for team St. Lucia as Iyana Paul and Arden Rosemond are flying the flag high advancing to the quarter-final round of competition. This is a great accomplishment for them making it to the main draw in a G1 tournament and now advancing to the second round.

 Paul defeated Ariel Kelsick from Antigua & Barbuda in a two hour marathon on court 2 taking it to three sets. Paul started the match leading at 3-0 when Kelsick did a remarkable recovery bringing the score to 3-3. Kelsick continued dominating winning the first set 6-4. Paul with patience and perseverance capitalized on Kelsick's weaknesses easily took the second set 6-3. She then went on to win the third set with the same score 6-3. Paul will face Sibley Charles another Antiguan in the quarter-final.

Arden Rosemond continues to take home court advantage dismissing James Hadden from Trinidad & Tobago in straight sets 6-4 6-2, Rosemond has come a long way in this tournament and we expect great results from him. He has advances to the quarter-final where he will take on another Trinidadian #1 seed in the main draw Luca Shamsi. 

 Iyana Paul & Latoya Murray St. Lucia teamed up for doubles where they defeated the Antigua duo Aysha Hosam and Sydney Kentish in three sets 4-6 6-3 10-5. Other good news Alannah Bpousquet St. Lucia partnered with Serena Bryan from Barbados defeating Antiguans Samaar Davis & Ariel Kelsick in straight sets 6-1 6-1.

Arden Rosemond St. Lucia also advances to the second round in doubles partnering with Xavier Peter-Gooding from Barbados. The duo defeated the team from Trinidad & Tobago James Hadden & Daniel Jeary in straight sets 6-3 6-1. 

Victory for team St. Lucia again with Latoya Murray defeating Sage Bascombe from St. Vincent & the Grenadines in the girls consolation draw. Murray defeated her opponent in straight sets 6-1 6-3. In the boys consolation Jonas Sylvester also had a very good first round match defeating Orlando Augustin from  France in straight sets 6-7 6-3 10-5. In another consolation Corey Charles St. Lucia also won his match against Marcus Young from St. Vincent & the Grenadine in straight sets 6-1 6-3.

In the other main draw singles played we saw the fall of Alysa Elliott to Sibley Charles from Antigua & Barbuda in straight sets 6-1 6-2. Jorja Mederick also lost to Antigua Brasher Dyer number 3 seed in the main draw, Dyer quickly dismissed Mederick in straight sets 6-0 6-0. Alannah Bousquet also lost to Trinidadian Jordane Dookie in straights sets 6-2 6-2. 

In the main draw doubles Mederick & Elliott partnered to face Zara Ghuran and Jaedaelee Daniel-Joseph from Trinidad & Tobago. The Trinidadians got the best of them in straight sets 6-1 6-1. Amelia Rosemond St. Lucia partnered with Sage Bascombe Vincentian to face Antiguans Janae George-Alexander and Joey James, the Antiguans claimed victory defeating them in straights sets 6-1 6-0. On the boys side Saige Charlemagne St. Lucian partnered with Orlando Augustin from france to face Trinidadian rivals Nathen Martin and Jaylon Chapman. The Trinidadian team defeated them in straight sets 6-1 6-2.

Play continues today at the National Tennis Centre, come support team 758 to victory.