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Violet Apisah-First Papua New Guinean to Reach A Grand Slam Final

Violet Apisah has become the first Papua New Guinea tennis player to reach a Grand Slam Final. In the Junior Girl’s Doubles Event of the 2018 Australian Open, Violet and her partner, Lulu Sun of Switzerland(seeded 7th), defeated Xiyu Wang(CHN)/Simona

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Abigail Tere-Apisah(PNG) receives an International Player Grand Slam Grant

Abigail Tere-Apisah (PNG) has received a US$12,500 2018 International Player Grand Slam Grant financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund. Last year she received US$25,000. This programme provides to selected players a contribution towards their competition-related costs, with the aim

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Clement Mainguy-Singles Winner of U14 New Zealand Junior Championships

Pacific players starred in the just completed 2018 U14 New Zealand Junior Championships at the Trustpower Wilding Park Indoor Tennis Centre. Clement Mainguy (VAN) has beaten the best from both New Zealand and the Pacific to win the U14 New

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Pacific Oceania 2018 Davis Cup Team Announced

The team to represent Pacific Oceania in the 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas, Asia/Oceania Zone, Group III in Vietnam in April will be: Brett Baudinet (CI) Heve Kelley (TAH) Colin Sinclair (NMI) Matthew Stubbings (PNG) Rob Krause (FIJI)-captain

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Pacific Oceania Fed Cup Team to Play in Bahrain Announced

The Pacific Oceania Fed Cup Team to play in the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Asia/Oceania Zone Group II in Isa Town, Bahrain in the week commencing Monday 5th February 2018 will be: Abigail Tere-Apisah (PNG) Steffie Carruthers (SAM)

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Vanuatu 2017 10th Pacific Mini Games Individual Events Finally Completed

After rain delayed the Finals, the Men’s and Women’s Individual Singles events were finally completed with Julien Delaplane (NC) and Steffi Carruthers (SAM) crowned champions. Julien Delaplane (NC) defeated Cyril Jacobe (VAN) 6-0,6-2 for the Gold Medal and Matthew Stubbings

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Vanuatu and New Caledonia Win TEams Gold Medals AT PACIFIC GAMES

The Teams Events have just completed at the 10th Pacific Mini Games in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The Teams Event Medal Winners are: Men’s  Teams Event: GOLD MEDAL : VANUATU (Cyril Jacobe, Aymeric Mara, Lorenzo Pineda, Clement Mainguy, Leinker Thomas) SILVER

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2018 Davis Cup and Fed Cup Captains Appointed

The Captains of the 2018 Pacific Oceania Davis Cup and Fed Cup Teams have been announced. They are: Davis Cup to be played in Vietnam in April- Robert Krause (FIJI) Fed Cup to be played in Bahrain in February-Gilles de

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Abigail Tere-Apisah Caps Off stellar year in Zhuhai, China

Abigail Tere-Apisah(PNG), with a current career high ranking of #334,  has had her best year ever on the WTA Professional Circuit narrowly missing out on the Wild Card into the 2018 Australian Open Main Draw Singles when she was beaten in

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Abigail Tere-Apisah Powers Into the Final of the Australian Open 2018 Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-Off

Abigail Tere-Apisah is one step away from gaining a coveted Wild Card into the Main Draw of the Australian Open after she completely overpowered Jing-Jing Lu(CHN), ranked 163 in the World, 6-1, 6-1  WS – AWP – Saturday Today she plays Xinyu

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