MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Prominent Montego Bay attorney Nathan Robb has been elected to serve as president of the influential Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI).
Robb was installed Wednesday evening at the chamber's annual general meeting held at the Wexford Hotel in the resort city.
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LUXEMBOURG (AFP) — American veteran Venus Williams targets a 44th career title today when she faces unheralded Romanian Monica Niculescu in the Luxembourg Open final.
Williams reached the 71st final of her career with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 win over Germany's Andrea Petkovic in her semi-final yesterday.
"She's such a tough opponent — I just had to keep fighting," Williams said.
"She was playing so well and attacking all the time, and the only thing you can do in a match like that is just try to win more points than your opponent — that's all I tried to do, just keep coming back, coming back, and winning more points."
While Niculescu has an 0-1 career record in Women's Tennis Association (WTA) finals, Williams is at 43-27 — sister Serena is the only active player with more WTA titles with 45.
"It's great to be in the final, but I'm more focused on just winning the match, so I can win the tournament," Venus Williams said. "I don't want to stop."
Williams and Niculescu will be playing each other for the first time.
Niculescu, who was runner-up in 2011, made the final by seeing off Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia, 6-1, 6-3.
71st final of career
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