Sports tourism continues to grow in the Dominican Republic, with tennis one of the sports leading the way.
The U16 Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge and the Juniors Davis Cup tournaments are underway at the Parque del Este National Tennis Center in eastern Santo Domingo, with competitors – 37 girls and 50 boys — having come from 17 countries.
Competitors are here from Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Jamaica, United States Virgin Islands, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago.
This event is a pre-qualifier, to see which team, one female and one male, will represent the area of the Tennis Confederation of Central America and the Caribbean (Cotecc) in the global events of each of these tournaments.
Team Dominican Republic got off to a good start winning games on 26...