Fiji Time: 6:18 PM on Friday 28 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Major upset at junior tennis

Zanzeer Singh
Saturday, June 28, 2014

MICHELLA Haet upset top seed Katerina Valos during the South Pacific Open Junior Championship girl's singles semi-final at the Regional Tennis Centre in Lautoka yesterday.

Haet who had a world junior ranking of 1874 defeated Valos ranked 395 in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 in the all Australian affair.

In the other semi-final Alicia Smith of Australia beat Hsin-Yuan Shin of Taipei 6-2, 6-3.

In the boy's semi-final, Kiranpal Pannu of New Zealand defeated Richard Yang of Australia 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 while Anthony Jackie Tang of Hong Kong downed Jamie Fraser of Australia 6-2, 6-3.

Tournament referee Patrick O'Rourke said majority of the overseas players were staying back to participate in the inaugural Oceania Open Junior Championship next week.

"Next week's Oceania Open Junior Championship is an International Tennis Federation Grade Five event," O'Rourke said.

"The tournament has been set up by Oceania Tennis Federation so it could be held around the region."

The finals of both the boy's and girl's singles will start at 8.30am today.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65510.6361
JPY 52.191449.1914
GBP 0.40080.3928
EUR 0.44880.4368
NZD 0.69410.6611
AUD 0.64810.6231
USD 0.49140.4744



Exchange Rate updated on 28th October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Baber is Fiji 7s coach
  2. Baber: Highest coaching accreditation
  3. Daughter steps up for mum, workers
  4. SODELPA approves Rabuka's election plan
  5. Vehicle imports top 8000
  6. Quake fear
  7. Chand wins three gold
  8. Naisua: There is nothing to fear
  9. Villagers return home
  10. PM against human rights abuses

Top Stories this Week

  1. True to an early love Wednesday (26 Oct)
  2. Qiliho attends trial Wednesday (26 Oct)
  3. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  4. Fiji pearls make history Monday (24 Oct)
  5. Fijian 7s surprise Tuesday (25 Oct)
  6. Love conquers all Sunday (23 Oct)
  7. Prepare for the worst, says Kumar Wednesday (26 Oct)
  8. Ro Teimumu frets over leadership Wednesday (26 Oct)
  9. NFP calls for public holiday Wednesday (26 Oct)
  10. Food runs low Thursday (27 Oct)