Junior Davis Cup

There was no event in 2020 due to Covid – 19

The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup competed in the Asia/Oceania Pre-Qualifying Event which was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from the 4th-9th March 2019.

The Pacific Oceania Teams was:
Clement Mainguy (VAN)                                                            
Sean Lee (NMI)                                                             
Manovai Elie (TAH)                                                      
Cyril Jacobe (VAN)-captain   

The team was unbeaten on Day 1. All 3 boys, despite Sean Lee’s luggage being lost in transit and finally found, were in action in the first Tie against Cambodia winning 3-0.
The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup continued their commanding form into Day 2  again winning decisively with the team yet to drop a set. The Junior Davis Cup Team beat Turkmenistan 3-0 .As a result, the team won their Pool Event to put them into the Play Offs.
In the direct elimination the Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup Team were beaten 2-1 by 3rd seeds, Lebanon with Clement Mainguy winning his #1 Singles 6-1 3-6 6-4. In the deciding Doubles, they were beaten 4-6 7-6(1) 10-5 which then put them in the Play-Offs for 5th-8th positions. Subsequently, The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup Team were beaten by Vietnam with only Clement Mainguy winning his singles in convincing fashion 61, 61 and then played off for 7th/8th position which they lost to Turkmenistan 3-0 to finish in 8th place.

In March 2018 the Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup Team of Clement Mainguy (VAN), Robbie Schorr (NMI), Ken Song (NMI) and Jeff Race (NMI-captain) Pacific Oceania Junior Team travelled to Colombo, Sri Lanka for the 2018 Junior Davis Cup, Asia/Oceania Pre-Qualifying Event). There were 4 Pools with 14 Teams competing.  Pacific Oceania was top seeds in Pool A.

The Pacific Oceania Junior Cup Team topped their Pool  without dropping a set. On the opening day of play all 3 Pacific Oceania players were in play as they beat Lebanon 3-0; then they followed this up by beating Bangladesh also 3-0.

As a result entered the next stage of the Play-Offs where Pacific Oceania played 5th seeds, Kuwait, in their quarter-final Tie. They were too strong for Kuwait, beating them 3-0. Robbie Schorr, in his first week on Clay, got Pacific Oceania off to the perfect start winning the opening singles 6-2, 6-3. Then initially Clement Mainguy struggled to find his footing on the slippery surface before making the necessary adjustment to then win decisively 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 before Robbie Schorr and Ken Song won the doubles 6-3, 7-5.

This now pitted the Pacific Oceania team against the 4th seeds Vietnam in the crucial semi-finals. The 16th March 2018 proved to be a historic day for Pacific Oceania Junior T when the Junior Davis Cup Team of Clement Mainguy (VAN), Robbie Schorr (NMI), Ken Song (NMI) and Jeff Race (NMI-captain) won their semi-final Tie against Vietnam 2-1 to progress to the Final against Pakistan but also to automatically progress (top 2 teams progress) to the Asia/Oceania Final Junior Davis Cup Qualifying Event later in March from 26-31 March.

 Robbie Schorr again got Pacific Oceania off to the perfect start winning his singles 6-3, 4-6,6-4 before #1 player, Clement Mainguy, secured Pacific Oceania’s place by comfortably winning his singles 6-1,6-3. Pacific Oceania lost the dead doubles rubber.

L to R: Clement Mainguy (VAN); Robbie Schorr (NMI); Ken Song (NMI); Jeff Race (NMI-captain)

The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup team then journeyed to Kuching, Malaysia in early April for the Junior Davis Cup Final Qualifying Event. There was a slight change to the team with Jeremy Guines replacing Ken Song. 16 Junior Boys Davis Cup Teams, including Pacific Oceania, competed in this Event on the hard courts at the Sarawak Lawn Tennis Association in Kuching, Malaysia. The Pacific Oceania Team was Jeremy Guines (TAH), Clement Mainguy (VAN), Robbie Schorr (NMI) and Captain Jeff Race (NMI).

Pacific Oceania was drawn in the same pool as the top seeds, Japan who they played in their opening pool round. Pacific Oceania was convincingly beaten 3-0. They then went on to meet 8th seeds, Philippines, in their 2nd round pool match. Clement Mainguy, playing at #2, got the Tie off to the perfect start beating his opponent 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 but Jeremy Guines then lost his #1 singles match 6-2,6-2 and then lost the deciding doubles with Robbie Schorr 6-1, 7-5 to lose the Tie 2-1

The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup Team then beat Singapore 2-1 in their final Round Robin Pool Match with Clement Mainguy (VAN)winning his 2nd singles match in consecutive days against his opponent 6-1, 7-6(6). Jeremy Guines (TAH), playing at #1 had chances to win his singles match before eventually losing 6-4, 2-6, 4-6. In the deciding doubles the pairing of Clement Mainguy (VAN)/Robbie Schorr (NMI) beat their opponents 6-2, 6-4. Pacific Oceania finished 3rd in their pool and then played Indonesia in the play-offs for 9th-16th positions.

The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup team then lost a breath-taking Tie to Indonesia 2-1. Clement Mainguy again won his Singles in 2 hours 50 minutes beating his Indonesian opponent 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(1). Then Jeremy Guines lost his singles match in 2 hours 15 minutes 6-4, 1-6, 5-7. The deciding Doubles was a thriller with the Pacific Oceania Team of Clement Mainguy/Robbie Schorr losing the deciding Match Tie-Break 19-21 to eventually lose the Doubles match 4-6, 6-2, (19-21). As a result Pacific Oceania then played Pakistan to decide 13th-16th places.

The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup Team were then beaten in the penultimate match 2-0 (Doubles not played) by Pakistan to then again play Singapore in their final match for 15th/16th place. The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup Team then won their final match in Malaysia beating Singapore 2-1 and finished in 15th place. Jeremy Guines (TAH) was in commanding form beating his opponent 6-0, 6-1 in 45 minutes. He then combined with Clement Mainguy (VAN) to win their doubles 6-3, 7-6(0).


In February 2017, 2 Pacific Oceania Junior Teams travelled to New Delhi, India to compete in the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup. The Pacific Oceania Teams were: Jeremy Guines (TAH);Clement Mainguy (VAN);Robbie Schoor (NMI);Jerome Rove (VAN)-captain

The Pacific Oceania Junior Davis Cup Team was drawn into Pool B with the 2nd seeds, Vietnam. The tie against Vietnam was lost 2-1 with  #1 player, Clement Mainguy (VAN), securing the only win being the #1 from Vietnam, Hoang Hung Vo 76(5), 26, 63. In the other Pool Match against Jordan, Pacific Oceania lost both singles matches before winning the dead doubles rubber with Clement Mainguy/Jeremy Guines winning 62, 61 against their opponents. Pacific Oceania finished 9th out of 16 Nations.