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AUCKLAND CITY — She has multiple world titles and in a very physical sport which includes sparring she is nicknamed ‘Mouse’.
She’s the only New Zealand player to make it through to the second round of the women’s singles and had to brave a feisty opponent to do so.
North Harbour’s Vicki Copeland was the star of the show for the locals early on day two at New Zealand Badminton Open.
The New Zealand Configure Express Fed Cup tennis team has been confirmed with some new faces to the side which will compete in Asia/Oceania Group II in Kazakhstan in early February.
Kiwi tennis pro Marcus Daniell has won his third Futures doubles title in a row.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has this weekend announced the twelve host countries for the 2014-2017 BWF World Superseries cycle – including Sydney as one of the hosts for the very first time.
It’s been a good weekend for New Zealand men’s tennis with three titles in Asian ITF Futures events.
Although rarely acknowledged and generally behind the scenes, Sport Auckland has continued to find and run ways in which communities can work together for positive results.
The 2XU Compression New Zealand Davis Cup tennis team is ready and waiting for their Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation Playoff clash against Taiwan this weekend.
New Zealand tennis player Michael Venus has hit good form as he builds up to the Asia/Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie against Chinese Taipei in Taipei this week.
Hawkes Bay tennis junior Finn Reynolds has this afternoon won the Australian 12u Spring Nationals tennis title played at Sydney’s Olympic Park Tennis Centre.
New Zealand tennis player, Marvin Barker has won his second doubles title at the Mexico Futures in the city of Manzanillo in consecutive weeks.
New Zealand Davis Cup team member Dan King Turner has been beaten overnight by Thailand’s Kittipong Wachiramanowong in the second round of qualifying at the US$550,000 at the ATP Thailand Open in Bangkok.
New Zealand tennis No1 Marina Erakovic has been beaten in the first round of the US Open.
Kiwi tennis player, Marina Erakovic has got off to a winning, albeit a long winning start to the WTA US$220,000 Texas Open in Dallas.
Kiwi tennis player Marina Erakovic has this morning won the doubles title at the WTA premier event US$740,000 Bank of the West Classic at Stanford, California.
AUCKLAND — New Zealand competitors have shown through to make the semifinals of four of the five events at the Sotx Auckland Badminton International at Gillies Ave, despite the strength of players from badminton stronghold, Taipei.
The Sotx Auckland Badminton International has become a benefit for players from the badminton stronghold of Taiwan with the depth and talent of that nation showing through.
There were no major upsets in the first days play at the Sotx Auckland Badminton International at Gillies Ave with all of the big name players progressing through the initial matches.
Play gets underway tomorrow (Thursday) at the Sotx Auckland Badminton International with some intriguing clashes in the early rounds of the tournament which features several Olympians and a former Commonwealth Games gold medallist.
AUCKLAND — Top badminton returns to New Zealand with the staging of the Sotx Auckland International next weekend featuring close to 100 players from 11 nations.
A couple of potential new stars emerged from the 2012 New Zealand Table Tennis Junior Open, ITTF Global Junior Circuit event played in Auckland over the weekend.
AUCKLAND CITY — After looking good through the early stages of the tournament local players were not able to make an impact in the semifinals of the 2012 New Zealand Table Tennis Junior Open and ITTF Global Junior Circuit played in Auckland.
New Zealand has won the junior men’s title in the teams event at the 2012 New Zealand Junior Open on the ITTF Global Junior Circuit in Auckland, but only after a struggle and having to defeat one of their own in the process.
The New Zealand junior men’s table tennis team has managed to hold on for a win against Australia in the semifinals of the teams event at the 2012 New Zealand Junior Open on the ITTF Global Junior Circuit in Auckland.
What should have been a straightforward contest on paper became a bit of a nightmare for the New Zealand junior men’s team at the 2012 New Zealand Junior and Cadet Open on the ITTF Global Junior Circuit in Auckland.
The tables are busy with over 100 players and officials from nations around Oceania and Asia competing over the next four days at the Auckland Table Tennis Stadium in Gillies Ave for the 2012 KVB Kunlun TTNZ New Zealand Junior and The Global Junior Circuit Open.
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