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Classic encounters expected in Tonga – ITTF-Oceania

The entry list is out for the ITTF-Oceania Tour – Tonga  and fans can look forward classic matchups when the event gets underway in Nuku’alofa in two weeks time. A rematch of the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup final is on the cards, with both Australia’s Heming Hu and New Zealand’s Dean Shu headlining the entries. The two have exchanged victories in their recent encounters, with Hu currently having the upper hand. But don’t expect a two horse race. There’s a wildcard in the mix in the guise of Rohan Dhooria. The...
 

Individual player development in a group environment – ITTF-Oceania

by Patrick Wuertz, ITTF-Oceania High Performance Officer   Introduction ‘Just you against the guy on the other side of the table.’ Despite several key tournaments which include team events (League systems, Olympic Games, World Team Championships etc.), many in our sport see table tennis as a purely individual sport. A sport in which winning or losing is solely defined by your own performance without the impact of other team mates. In some ways this definition is beneficial for an athlete’s development as it fosters self-discipline, autonomy and responsibility for their own
 

Individual player development in a group environment – ITTF-Oceania

by Patrick Wuertz, ITTF-Oceania High Performance Officer   Introduction ‘Just you against the guy on the other side of the table.’ Despite several key tournaments which include team events (League systems, Olympic Games, World Team Championships etc.), many in our sport see table tennis as a purely individual sport. A sport in which winning or losing is solely defined by your own performance without the impact of other team mates. In some ways this definition is beneficial for an athlete’s development as it fosters self-discipline, autonomy and responsibility for their own
 

Oceania cook up three gold medals – ITTF-Oceania

Oceania was well represented on the final day of action at the 2018 ITTF Junior Circuit Cook Islands Junior & Cadet Open, taking home three gold medals. The most remarkable gold medal was won by the hands of New Zealand’s Nathan Xu and Sang-Yong Park in the Cadet Boys’ Doubles. The duo in black cam in as underdogs against China’s  Sun Haoran and Wang Hongxiang. Despite the seemingly impossible odds, the Kiwis came through in a thrilling five game match, winning 3-2 (-8,9,12,-3,9) to take gold. ...
 
The Mixed Team of Australia, New Caledonia and USA have combined to claim gold, taking down China 3-1 in the final of the Cadet Boys’ Team Event at the 2018 ITTF Junior Circuit Cook Islands Junior & Cadet Open. It was a stunning upset, particularly when considering what went down just twenty four hours before. The Mixed Team had lost to China the previous day by the convincing score line of 3-0. The USA’s Aditya Godhwani opened the Mixed Team’s account with a stunning come from behind victory, winning...
 

Dvorani destroys Devos – ITTF-Oceania

Australia’s Mateo Dvorani has pulled off a massive upset win, defeating Belgium’s Laurens Devos 3-0 at during the Under 18 Team Event at the 2018 ITTF Junior Circuit Cook Islands Junior & Cadet Open. Devos is no.50 in the Under 18 World Rankings, while Dvorani is currently unranked. The Aussie is fresh back from a three month training stint in Germany, and today Dvorani cashed in the hard work behind him. “I’d seen him play a few international tournaments throughout Europe while I
 

Fiji rock the boat in Rarotonga – ITTF-Oceania

Team Fiji has defeated Australia 3-2 to pull off a stunning upset on Day 1 of the 2018 Cook Islands Junior & Cadet Open in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. It’s a result that stole the show on the opening day of action and will surely send tremors throughout Oceania. Fiji got off to the perfect going up 2-0. Grace Yee opened Fiji’s account with a 3-2 (15-13, 11-13, 12-14, 5-11, 11-9) win over Danni-Elle Townsend. That win set the stage for Sally Yee to come in swinging. Once...
 

Aussies and Kiwis share spoils – ITTF-Oceania

Oceania’s biggest rivals had to settle with splitting the loot in the team events today at the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. In the Under 18 Team Event it was Australia that came away with the gold medals. In the Junior Girls the Aussies upset the seeding as they blasted their way past top billed New Zealand 3-0. It was an impressive display of teamwork from the girls Down Under. The previous day New Zealand had walked away with gold in both the Cadet...
 

Invitation to Brisbane, home of International Referees School – ITTF-Oceania

courtesy of ITTF Brisbane, Australia will be the host later this year for an International Referees School organised by the ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee., Proceedings are set to commence at 10.00 am on Thursday 25th October 2018 and conclude at 3.00 pm on Sunday 28th October. The venue will be Sports House Milton with accommodation provided at the Central Cosmo Apartments and Hotel; the cost for a single room is AU$160.00 per night, for a shared room AU$100 per night per person. In addition to the accommodation,...
 

Team Oceania announced for World Cadet Challenge – ITTF-Oceania

Following the Cadet Singles events at the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships, ITTF-Oceania is pleased to announce their lineup for the 2018 ITTF World Cadet Challenge, which is to be staged in Tottori, Japan this October. Boys’ Team: Emmanuel Bruchard (NCL), Finn Luu (AUS), Vicky Wu (FIJ), Nathan Xu (NZL) Girls Team:   Filomena Duncan (FIJ), Lorie La (NCL), Danni-Elle Townsend (AUS), Jiayi Zhou (NZL) Team Oceania will head to Tokyo in October for a five day training camp, before heading to Tottori for the World Cadet Challenge. The post Team...
 

Gould and Vong take continental titles – ITTF-Oceania

Australia’s Benjamin Gould and New Zealand’s Hui-Ling Vong have taken the Under 18 Singles titles at the ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. The Junior Boys’ Single’s final saw an all Aussie affair as Gould faced teammate Mateo Dvorani. Gould defended his top billing, as the number one seed won 4-1 (9,-6,7,13,5). The Junior Girls’ Singles final saw a New Zealand versus Australia grudge match. Hui-Ling Vong survived a seven games duel against surprise finalist Parleen Kaur. The Kiwi took the title...
 

Zhou and Xu take cadet titles in Cook Islands – ITTF-Oceania

New Zealand’s Nathan Xu and Jiayi Zhou have come away with the Under 15 Singles titles at the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. In the Boys’ Singles final, Xu defeated Australia’s Finn Luu 3-0 (11,14,5) to complete a perfect day of table tennis. Xu completely dominated the field in Rarontonga. The Kiwi finished the event without dropping a game, keeping a 3-0 clean sheet on his journey to the top of the podium. Meanwhile, in the Girls’ Singles final it Jiayi Zhou defeated Australia’s Danni-Elle Townsend 3-1...
 

Rarotonga ready to rock – ITTF-Oceania

The 2018 ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships has arrived! Oceania’s junior elite have descended on Rarotonga, Cook Islands for the continental championships are will compete from 1-2 June. There is a lot at stake. The Junior Team Event is the pathway to the 2018 ITTF World Junior Championships, with the winners securing their ticket to the event. They won’t have far to travel with the championships taking place in Bendigo, Australia in December. In the Cadet Singles, the athletes will be playing for a spot in Team
 

Sidelined to success; Hu’s dream debut – ITTF-Oceania

Heming Hu knows what it’s like to be on the sidelines. The current Australian number one has been itching to play at the ITTF-Oceania Cup for some years now. The closest he had come was watching the television replays. Not being in the game is a heartbreaking experience for any athlete. But it is also one of the best motivators. So when the 2017 Australian Top 10 was used as a qualification event for the ITTF-Oceania Cup, the Aussie made no mistake....
 

Oceania athletes qualify for World Para Championships – ITTF-Oceania

Twelve Oceania athletes have qualified to compete at the World Para Table Tennis Championships, which are to be held in Lasko, Slovenia, from 15-21 October 2018. The twelve qualifiers are made up of athletes from Australia and Fiji. Check out the full list of qualified athletes form Oceania below. Check out some of the Oceania athletes who have qualified for the World Para Championships in Slovenia. A post shared by ITTF-Oceania (@ittfoceania) on May 21, 2018 at 5:10pm PDT Check out the full list of qualified athletes
 

Hu roars to victory on debut – ITTF-Oceania

Australia’s Heming Hu has defeated New Zealand’s Dean Shu 4- to win the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup Men’s Singles title in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Impressively, Hu won the title on his debut at the event. Shu, the reigning Oceania Junior Boy’s Champion looked like he may have been able to muster an upset, as he took a 2-1 lead and gave himself the opportunity to close out the  the fourth. But Hu was able to turn the ship around and take back control of the match. With the fourth...
 

Lay defends title in Vanuatu – ITTF-Oceania

Jian Fang Lay has won the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup in Vanuatu, defeating Melissa Tapper 4-2 in a tightly fought final. Jian Fang Lay got the better start, rocketing to a 9-0 lead in the opening game. But soon Tapper found her groove and  seemed well in the match as she brought the score to level at two games all. However, experience kept youth at bay and ran away with the match for a 4-2 win.
 

Third in a row for Shing, while Sally ends sister’s streak – ITTF-Oceania

Yoshua Shing and Sally Yee have taken out the Men’s and Women’s Singles titles this at the 2018 Pacific Cup in Port Villa, Vanuatu. Hometown hero Yoshua Shing showed why he is the ping pong prince of the Pacific, defeating Geoffrey Loi 4-1 to take the title. It is Shing’s sixth Pacific Cup title and his third in a row. Meanwhile in the Women’s Singles event it was an all Fiji affair as sisters Sally and Grace Yee fought it out for the...
 

Local hopes alive and Aussie record ends – ITTF-Oceania

Hopes of a hometown medal are still alive as Yoshua Shing has made the main draw at the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The local crowd cheered on their hero as he negotiated his way through the group stage with a win over Fiji’s Philip Wing. Shing was well in contention in his latter matches, even taking two games off defending champion David Powell. He will face New Zealand’s Dean Shu tomorrow morning in Korman Stadium as they fight for a...
 

Seeds safely through in Vanuatu – ITTF-Oceania

The first day of action in the Women’s Singles at the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup concluded this evening, with the results going according to script. There was no deviation from the seeding, as Jian Fang Lay topped Group 1, while teammate Melissa Tapper safely navigated her way through Group 2. It’s been cruise control for most the athletes here in Port Vila, as the group stage played out like a paint by numbers. No upsets yet, but with the knockout rounds starting tomorrow, it will be...