Arnaud and Bouteille keep New Caledonia titles on home soil

New Caledonia’s Gilles Arnaud and Ornella Bouteille have won the Men’s and Women’s Singles titles respectively at the 2017 New Caledonia Open, both defeating rising junior stars in the final. In the Women’s Singles, Bouteille saw off up and coming Lorie La in a marathon seven game encounter, coming from 0-2 down to take the […]

Aussies wrap up campaign in Hong Kong

Australia’s Rohan Dhooria and Parleen Kaur have both wrapped up their campaign at the ITTF Hang Seng Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open. In the Cadet Girls’ Singles, Kaur booked a place in the main draw with a nail biting five game win over Rumiya Lutfullina (UZB). The Aussie won the final game 11-9, securing a place […]

Flashback to gold; 15 years since Li Chunli conquered the Commonwealth

“I thought I could be the champion.” Li Chunli That thought became reality on the 4th of August 2002. It is 15 years to the day since New Zealand’s Li Chunli won Gold in the Women’s Singles at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games. Ranked No.45 in the world at the time, Li defeated the No.1 seed […]

Dhooria falls short in Hong Kong

Australia’s Rohan Dhooria has fallen just short of a medal in the Junior Boys’ Team Event at the ITTF Hang Seng Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open. Dhooria’s Mixed Team was knocked out by an in form Chinese Taipei, who secured the match 3-0. There was some consolation for Dhooria who was able to put a […]

Maindraw for Dhooria’s Mixed Team

It was a busy schedule for the two Australians competing at the ITTF Hang Seng Hong Kong Junior & Cadet Open. Both Rohan Dhooria and Parleen Kuar were put through their paces with five teams matches between them on the opening day of action. Dhooria and his international compatriots in the Mixed Team were able to […]