by Ian Marshall, Editor
Andy Pereira gave Cuba the ideal start by beating Marcos Madrid (11-7, 11-4, 11-5), before Jorge Campos accounted for Ricardo Villa (11-9, 11-5, 11-8); matters concluded with Livan Martinez and Andy Pereira joining forces to win the doubles in opposition to Dario Arce and Ricardo Villa (11-9, 8-11, 11-7, 11-8).
In the final, Puerto Rico awaits.
Successful against Mexico the previous day by three matches to one; with Brian Afanador rested, the trio comprising Daniel Gonzalez, Yomar Gonzalez and Ricardo Jimenez concluded their group stage fixtures unbeaten. They recorded a three-one win in opposition to the Barbados outfit comprising Mark Dowell, Tyrese Knight and Marcus Smith.
First place in the group meant a direct entry to the semi-finals; Brian Afanador returned to action replacing Ricardo Jimenez, giving his team the perfect start against the Dominican Republic, the no.3 seeds.
He beat Samuel Galvez (11-8, 11-9, 11-7) to set Puerto Rico en route to a three matches to nil win. Daniel Gonzalez increased the advantage by overcoming Emil Santos (11-5, 5-11, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7), before partnering Yomar Gonzalez to a doubles success against Samuel Galvez and Isaac Vila (11-7, 11-6, 11-9).
The final is scheduled for 7.00pm (local time) on Saturday 21st July.