Australian Open main draw preview

Australia’s Jian Fang Lay and David Powell will be making their main draw appearances tomorrow at the Seamaster 2017 Australian Open. David Powell has drawn Gao Ning (SGP), the world no.40 and the highest ranked player from the qualification rounds. Powell knows the match is going to be difficult, but plans on staying positive and […]

Close encounters as opening day of the Australian Open concludes

The first day of play at the 2017 Australian Open concluded with Oceania athletes coming down on the wrong side of some close encounters. In the Women’s Singles Feng Chunyi (AUS) was within a whisker of a big upset when she faced off against Charlotte Carey (WAL), who currently sits at no. 220 in the […]

Qualifications and Under 21 events kickoff at the Australian Open

The Seamaster 2017 World Tour Australian Open got underway this morning with the Under 21 Singles and qualifications for the Men’s and Women’s Singles. Australia’s Dillon Chambers came close to a huge upset in the Under 21 Men’s Singles when he came up against Kim Minhyeok (KOR), going down 3-2. “Being my first international tournament […]

Two days to go until the Australian Open

We are just two days out from the 2017 Seamaster ITTF World Tour Australian Open! The event will be the richest stop on the World Tour this year with US$400,000 total prize money up for grabs. Host nation Australia will be out in force with a forty person team attending the event. Meanwhile, New Zealand […]

Tough day in Taicang but Vicky Wu shines

Athletes from Oceania had a tough day in Taicang at the 2017 China Junior & Cadet Open, but Fiji’s Vicky Wu was able to put up an impressive win. The up and coming Vicky defeated Supakom Amornvivat (THA) 3-2 and secure a place in the main draw in the Cadet Boy’s Singles. It was a […]