Donte defeats Ching in 1st round

DONTE Armbrister, the Bahamas No. 1 in Boys' 18s and also currently the No. 1 ranked male internationally for The Bahamas on the International Tennis Federation junior circuit, is participating in the Panama Bowl ITF Junior tournament being held this week in Panama.

Armbrister, 16, defeated Luis Ching of Panama earlier today in the first round with a score of 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Armbrister will play next the winner of Andrew Dale of USA (the No. 2 in the tournament) or Daniil Savelev of Russia. Dale won the ITF Goombay Splash here in Nassau in November of last year.

Armbrister has teamed up with Cleeve Harper from Canada for doubles.