Antigua and Barbuda gets second straight Davis Cup win

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Members of the Antigua and Barbuda Davis Cup team, from left: Cordell Williams, Jody Maginley, Rodaine Monelle, Ron Murrain, and Cordell Williams Jr
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By Neto Baptiste

Professional player Jody Maginley won a second straight singles match while Antigua and Barbuda made it two in a row at the ongoing Davis Cup tennis competition with a 2-1 triumph over the USVI in Trinidad on Wednesday.

Taking on Jan Neuburger Higby of the USVI, Maginley won 6-3, 7-6 (7-3 tie-breaker) to go on a two-game win streak after he defeated Cuba’s Dayron Zuniga 2-0 on Tuesday’s opening day.

There was defeat however for Ron Murrain who went under 6-1, 6-0 to USVI’s Tomas Del Olmo also in the singles division.

Maginley then joined forces with Cordell Williams Jr as team Antigua and Barbuda made light work of the USVI to win 2-0 in sets. Antigua and Barbuda claimed the first match 7-6 (7-5 tiebreak) before winning the second match 6-3.

Antigua and Barbuda will rest on Thursday before returning to action on Friday.

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