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Loeffler wins Fiji Open

Zanzeer Singh
Monday, June 09, 2014

AUSTRALIAN Steve Loeffler took out the men's open singles title at the Fiji Open Tennis Championship at the Denarau Golf and Racquet Club in Nadi yesterday.

Loeffler, the fourth seed downed Tito Bira the third seed from Kiribati 6-0, 6-1.

Bira returned to team up with Terry Lee Rush of the Federated States of Micronesia to win the men's open doubles title.

They defeated the pair of John Hukins and Hamish Thomson 6-2, 6-4.

Annie Shannon and Lorraine Baimataku defeated Ruby Coffin and Mulan Kamoe 6-1, 6-2 in the ladies doubles final.

Lucy Wood and Loeffler won the mixed doubles final.

Fiji Tennis Association vice president Naga Reddy said the five-day tournament was a success.

Reddy said the overseas players enjoyed themselves.

"The tournament served as a learning curve for the junior players," he said.

"Our players vying for a spot in the Fiji team for the 2015 Pacific Games had a good hit out.

"Tarani Kamoe was outstanding winning the ladies open singles final on Saturday," he said.








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