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Q&A with Quadri Aruna – ITTF-Oceania

Quadri Aruna is heading in to the 2018 Australian Open as the no.13 seed and current world no.20. The Nigerian superstar is one of the most entertaining athletes on the World Tour and will be looking to take the title away from the traditional table tennis powerhouses when he arrives in Geelong in a few days time. We sat down with Aruna and asked him some hard hitting questions to find out more about the man with the mammoth forehand.   When ...
 
Staged in Rarotonga, Cook Islands from the 28-30 May, the second Elevate Performance Training Camp was a hit amongst players and coaches alike. Oceania’s elite cadets gathered to learn more about table tennis and develop their game, while also enjoying new cultural experiences. Three days of intense training provided ITTF-Oceania High Performance Officer Patrick Wuertz all the right signs to show that the continent is headed in the right direction. “My feeling is that the whole continent is moving. More countries are participating at competitions
 
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 teams are off to a great start in the U15 Cadet Boys’ Team Event at the China Junior & Cadet Open in the city of Taicang, with both teams in action advancing to the quarterfinal. After narrowly going down to Chinese Taipei 3-2 in the morning, the mixed team comprised of Australia’s Finn Luu and New Zealand’s Nathan Xu were able to see off Hong Kong, China 2, winning with a 3-1 scoreline. Impressively, Xu is so far undefeated in his singles encounters. Meanwhile, the team from Australia...
 
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
 
Heming Hu and Sally Yee have each secured the singles titles at the  2018 ITTF-Oceania Tour | Tonga . Staged in the city of Nuku’alofa from the 29-30 of June, the event had the added bonus of being the first ever ITTF-Oceania Tour event. In the Men’s Singles final it was a rematch of 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup, with Heming Hu facing Dean Shu in a showdown for the title. Shu led the Aussie 2-0 and looked like he was going to extend his lead as he led 9-7 in the third. However, the...
 
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 “Big Four” are coming to Australia! China’s lineup for the 2018 ITTF World Tour Australian Open has been released, and the biggest names in table tennis have entered. The “Big Four” comprised of Ma Long, Zhang Jike, Xu Xin and Fan Zhendong will all head to Geelong, Victoria for the 2018 Seamaster ITTF World Tour Platinum event, which takes place from the 24-29 of July in the Geelong Arena. Fan Zhendong, the current World No.1, tops the seeding for the Men’s Singles, while reigning World and...
 
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...
 

中国四大巨星聚首澳洲 – ITTF-Oceania

四大高手即将莅临澳大利亚!...
 

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
 
Oceania stalwarts held their ground today as the maiden ITTF-Oeania Tour event kicked off in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The ITTF-Oceania Tour | Tonga   has seen a turnout of more than thirty athletes from five countries from the Oceania region, and the favourites haven’t faltered on the opening day of action. Top seed Heming Hu cruised through the group stage of the Men’s Singles to set himself up a date with the quarterfinals. There he will meet 2017 Tongan National Champion Jade Palavi. It...
 

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...
 

Tour set to debut in Tonga – ITTF-Oceania

Nuku’alofa, Tonga is set to host the maiden ITTF-Oceania Tour event as the  2018 ITTF-Oceania Tour | Tonga  gets underway this week in Atele Stadium from the 29th-30th of June. More than thirty athletes from five countries within Oceania are ready to compete for $3,000AUD prize money as well as points to qualify for 2019 ITTF-Oceania Cup. There is a stellar field entered, with two 2016 Olympians, Australia’s Heming Hu and Fiji’s Sally Yee, taking the court in the event. The host nation will also...
 

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...
 
In the lead-up to the 2018 Australian Open , we sat down with Melissa Tapper to get to know one of Australia’s leading ladies.  Describe your style of table tennis in one word. Grind! You’ve had a huge year, winning gold at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. What was that experience like winning on home soil?  An even better feeling then what I could have imagined. It was the first time having such support due to being a home games and those...
 
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,...
 
ITTF-Oceania is excited to announce Deakin University as a sponsor of the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Platinum Australian Open. The Australian Open of table tennis will see the world’s best athletes descending on Geelong, Victoria from the 24th-29th of July to compete for over $400,000 in prize money. Deakin University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement Professor Gary Smith said the University was delighted to further support elite sport in the Geelong region. “Deakin is proud to be involved in bringing the ITTF World Tour Australian Open to Geelong,” Professor Smith said. “Sporting events such as this show the important role...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...