AARON WOOLFORD is expected to advance to the men’s singles final when the Chetwynd Club Tennis Tournament resumes today at the club’s premises on Upper St Vincent Street, Tunapuna.

After scoring a comfortable 6-2, 6-0 victory over former national volleyball player Vaughn Martin in last week Sunday’s quarterfinals, the No. 2 seed will oppose Mukesh Ramsingh in today’s first semi-final. The other semi-final will be played tomorrow afternoon as one of the four quarters is still outstanding.

Top seed and overwhelming title favourite Kino Francis will tackle Darren Alexander today, and the winner will oppose Kendon Cornwall tomorrow for the other place in the title match.

Cornwall was a 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) winner over No. 4 seed Kevon Baptiste in last Sunday’s quarters, while Ramsingh booked his place in the last four by whipping Kerrie Ackie 6-2, 6-3.

In addition to the singles matches, the women’s and mixed doubles draw will continue over the weekend and the finals are expected to take place next weekend. First serve today is 2 p.m.


Back in training with the Trinidad and Tobago senior men’s national team, Mekeil Williams feels the time is ripe to re-focus, both for himself and for football in T&T as a whole.

TOP Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter has focused on eking out more rest and mental fine-tuning heading into the Grande Finale of the International Swimming League (ISL) 2020 that splashes off today and tomorrow in Budapest, Hungary.

Chairman of the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association (TTFA) normalisation committee, business executive Robert Hadad said it will be a long, arduous process to restore credibility and stability into the organisation and the sport in the two-island republic.

The Hero Caribbean Premier League T20 was in high demand in 2020 with over half of a billion fans following the tournament on TV, streaming and digital media and the tournament’s chief operating officer Pete Russell is hopeful that those numbers can be maintained or even be surpassed come 2021.

FIFA yesterday announced that Trini­dad and Tobago is once again free to play international football by lifting the suspension it imposed on September 24.

The news has thrilled several members of the local football fraternity, among them senior men’s national coach Terry Fenwick; TT Pro League acting chairman Brent Sancho; Clayton Morris, the former national team captain and Futsal coach; and boys Under-17 national coach Angus Eve.