SHERDON Pierre of TT grabbed bronze when the 2021 Below-2000 April Open Desk Tennis match was held at Princeton Pong in New Jersey, on Saturday.
Pierre was in dominant type within the group section, successful all 4 of his matches. He defeated Vasili Smaliak, Aria Shi, Justin Wang and Bob Leming in group three. The Below-2000 class is the third division.
Within the quarter-finals, Pierre bounced again from a sport all the way down to defeat Brice Schlegel 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-4.
Within the semifinals, Pierre misplaced 11-9, 11-8, 11-9 to Allan Anzagira.
Anzagira misplaced within the remaining to Aregbesola Nimotalai 4-11, 11-2, 5-11, 11-2, 11-9.
After his efficiency, Pierre stated, “I’m fairly contented with my efficiency, however I felt that I ought to have received the match.”
Pierre travelled to the US with Barbadian desk tennis participant Tyrese Knight, who’s aiming to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Pierre is serving as Knight’s supervisor.
“This has been an sudden journey that I’m totally having fun with. My predominant focus is to proceed to make inroads and type hyperlinks anyplace I am going. It’s necessary for our athletes within the Caribbean to get one of these coaching and achieve these form of experiences, so I’m engaged on some trade programmes with the golf equipment within the US.”
Pierre desires to make the time within the US rely.
“I’ve just a few tournaments I’d like to compete in earlier than I can return house, but it surely’s fairly costly to register, search lodging and journey to those tournaments.”