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Pacific Women’s Sports Administration Program

Barbara Stubbings, the President of the Papua New Guinea Tennis Federation writes that “A new partnership between Tennis Australia and the Oceania tennis Federation (OTF) with the support of the Australian Government was launched at the closing ceremony of the

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Pacific Oceania Junior Championships (POJC) and 12u Teams Competition 2022

The Referee for the POJC, Pat O’Rourke, writes “that after being cancelled for the past two years the Pacific Oceania Junior Championships were finally held in Lautoka in September, delayed a month from their normal timeslot due to the slow

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Tennis New Zealand Assists Tennis Tonga with Equipment

Following the tsunami that devastated Tonga on the 18th January 2022, the OTF reached out to Tennis New Zealand to see how we could collectively assist Tennis Tonga with equipment to help them rebuild their tennis programmes. Ali Telford (Tennis

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ITF North Pacific Regional Qualifying Championships Held in Guam

The 2022 ITF North Pacific Regional Qualifying Championships were held at the Guam National Tennis Centre from the 25th-29th July. 44 Players from Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia competed in the Championships. The final

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Sereima Lalavanus Debelavu(FIJ) attends Coaching Course in Cambodia

From August 1st to 12th Sereima Lalavanus Debelavu (Lala) from Fiji took part in a Coaching Beginner and Intermediate Course (CBI) in Cambodia alongside coaches from Cambodia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Timor Leste.Tutors on the course were: Amir Borghei (ITF), Gary

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Oceania Closed Junior Championships(OCJC) 2022

Pat O’Rourke writes: “After being cancelled for the past three years the 19th edition of the Oceania Closed Junior Championships was held in Australia at the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre in its normal August week. All previous events had

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Pacific Oceania Davis Cup Team Promoted to Group II Play Offs in 2023 and Beat Vietnam to Win 1st Place in Vietnam

The Pacific Oceania Davis Cup Team of Colin Sinclair (NMI), Clement Mainguy (VAN), Matthew Stubbings (PNG), Brett Baudinet (CI), Gillian Osmont (TAH) and Aymeric Mara (VAN-captain) have not only been promoted to the Group II Play-Offs in 2023 but have

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Pacific Oceania Billie Jean King Cup Team Finish 4th In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Following a week of Pool Play and Play Offs, the Pacific Oceania Billie Jean King Cup Team of Violet Apisah (PNG), Abigail Tere-Apisah (PNG), Kalani Soli (AS). Patricia Apisah (PNG) and Captain William O’ Connell (FIJ) have finished 4th out

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Pacific Davis Cup Team Promoted To Group II-Play Off in 2023

The Pacific Oceania Davis Cup Team Have beaten Saudi Arabia 3-0 to win their pool without dropping a set in pool play to gain automatic promotion to the Group II Play-Offs in 2023. Clement Mainguy, playing in the #2 position,

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Pacific Oceania Billie Jean King Cup Team Beat Malaysia 2-1

The Pacific Oceania Billie Jean King Cup Team have beaten Malaysia 2-1 to finish 2nd in their pool of 5 Nations. Patricia Apisah, playing her first singles match in the Billie Jean King Event, lost the opening #2 singles to

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