ITF Tournaments

OOJC 2015: OCEANIA OPEN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS-FIJI-AUGUST 2015

In its 2nd year The Oceania Open Junior Championships were again held at the Regional Tennis centre in Lautoka. There was a very strong showing by several Pacific players. In the Girl’s singles both Carol Lee (NMI) and Ayana Rengiil reached the semi-finals with the title being won by Ching Claudia Ng (HKG) who defeated Ella Husrefovic (AUS) 7-6 (5), 6-1

The Boy’s Singles saw the 2nd seed, Ching Lam (HKG) defeat the top seed Shao-Min Ko (TPE) 6-1, 6-3. The best performances from Pacific players were from Terry Rush (FSM) and Junior Benjamin (SOL), who both reached the 3rd round.

The Girl’s Doubles saw Patricia Apisah(PNG)/Ruby Coffin (FIJI) reach the semi final before losing to the eventual winners of the title, 2nd seeds Gabriela Sprague (AUS)/Jessica Zaviacic 6-3, 6-3; creditable performances also from Georjemah Row (SOL)/ Vinda Teally (SOL) who reached the quarter finals.

The Boy’s doubles was won by Arthur Lincoln Chau (HKG)/ Shao-Min Ko (TPE) who defeated the Hong Kong pairing of Ngai Long Tiger Cheung/ Ching Lam 6-2, 7-6 (7). The Pacific pairing of Larry Magalasin (ASA)/ Graham Mawi (SOL) made it through to the quarter-finals.

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2014: Oceania Open Junior Championships – 2014

This new event on the Pacific Junior calendar was held at the Regional Tennis Centre, Lautoka, Fiji in late June. Three Pacific girls, Annie Shannon (FIJ), Mulan Kamoe (FIJ) and Ayana Rengiil (PAL) performed well with Annie Shannon reaching the quarter finals before being beaten by the 2nd seed Natsumi Okamoto 7-5, 6-1. Mulan Kamoe and Ayana Rengiil both reached the Round of 16. In the Girl’s Doubles Annie Shannon and her partner Mulan Kamoe reached the 1/4 finals before being beaten by the 4th seeds Jinxuan Wang (CHN) and Momoka Yoshida 61,64.

No Pacific player advanced to the 2nd round in the Boy’s Singles with the top seed Jack Wong (HKG) prevailing against the 8th seed from New Zealand, Zach Whaanga in a topsy-turvy match 2-6,6-1,6-2. In the Boy’ Doubles the Great Britain 7th seeds, Piers Foley and Luke Hammond prevailed in a very tight final against the more fancied top seeds, Jack Heslin and Kiranpal Pannu, 7-6, 7-6. Coincidentally the winners had won their semi-final match the day before by exactly the same score.

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The following ITF Junior Events will occur in Pacific Oceania over the next 6 months:

IT & E Northern Marianas Open Junior Championships: this will be held in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands from the 20th-26th May 2013. This will be held at the Pacific Islands Club Resort.

The Tournament Director is Jeff Race who can be contacted on jeffrace@pticom.com or
raceaces@yahoo.com

You can access the Tournament Software with draws etc by clicking on the following link:

http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/matches.aspx?id=5835BE4F-3DB2-4B6E-8710-3020D317F502

 

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Open BNP Paribas New Caledonia Junior Championships: this will be held in Noumea, New Caledonia from the 15th-21st June 2013. This will be held at the Ligue Caledonienne de Tennis in Ouen-Toro, Noumea.

The Tournament Direct is Gerard Winter who can be contacted on gwinter@lagoon.nc

You can access the Fact Sheet by clicking on the following link: Open BNP Paribas New Caledonia ITF Junior Circuit Fact sheet 2013

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Air Pacific South Pacific Open Junior Chamionships: this will be held in Lautoka, Fiji from the 23rd-29th June 2013.

The Tournament Direct is John Shannon who can be contacted on otfagm2007@yahoo.com

You can access the Fact Sheet by clicking on the following link: Air Pacific South Pacific Open Junior Championships Fact Sheet SPOJC FIJ 2013

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Additionally The Oceania Closed Junior Championships (OCJC) will be held in Lautoka, Fiji from the 19th-23rd August 2013. The Fact Sheet will be posted here over the next month