First Tennis Medals Awarded at the 16th Pacific Games

The 16th Pacific Games are being held in Apia, Samoa from the 7th-20th July 2019. This is the 3rd time that Samoa have hosted these Games, the last time being 2007. From 24 Pacific Nations 3,500 athletes are competing in 26 sports, one of which is tennis. The Tennis Event commenced with the Teams Event (2 Singles and 1 Doubles) in each Rubber with the individual events to follow in the 2nd week of the Games. 14 Nations entered the Men’s Teams Event (American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, Northern Marianas Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga and Vanuatu). In the Women’s Teams event, there were 11 Nations from (American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Northern Marianas Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga and Vanuatu) .

The Teams that advanced to the semi-finals and finals following pool play were:

Men’s :       Tahiti, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Northern Marianas Islands
Women’s   New Caledonia, American Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Samoa

Semi Final Results:

Men’s: Northern Mariana’s Islands def Tahiti 2-1 and Papua New Guinea def Samoa 2-1

Women’s:Papua New Guinea def American Samoa 2-1 and Samoa def New Caledonia 2-1

MEDAL MATCHES

Men’s GOLD Medal:  Northern Marianas(GOLD) def Papua New Guinea(SILVER) 2-1
Women’s GOLD MEDAL: Papua New Guinea(GOLD) def Samoa (SILVER) 2-1

Men’s BRONZE MEDAL:  Tahiti (BRONZE) def Samoa 2-0 (Doubles not played)
Women’s BRONZE MEDAL: American Samoa (BRONZE) def New Caledonia 2-1

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The link to the tournament software and detailed results is : http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=209E0070-F2A9-4816-947B-CF0EC57703C3

The Individual Events will take place during the 2nd week of the games and the tournament link to access draws, results etc is http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament?id=0AD37274-FD5D-43AF-94B6-B317BE90497A

 

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