Agonising end for Abhinav Manota in marathon day of Men’s Singles – Scottish Open 2019

Pictured: Abhinav Manota, New Zealand. Photo Credit: Luis Veniegra Photography Players from Australia and New Zealand continue the tour of the United Kingdom, following last week’s AIG FZ Forza Irish Open 2019, the contingent are competing in this week’s Scottish Open 2019. The majority of Oceania’s players were competing in the Men’s Singles qualification rounds…

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Australia’s competing juniors knocked out on day four in Singapore, leaving Under 13 Shrey Dhand to fly the flag on day five’s quarterfinals

Pictured: Coach and players from Team Australia. Photo Credit: Badminton Australia On day four of the Singapore Youth International Series 2019, Australia’s competing players were knocked out in the third round of their respective disciplines and age groups. Both Timothy and Priska faced tough competition from Asian opponents, who secured a comfortable victory to progress…

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Two Australian Juniors survive day three at the Singapore Youth International Series 2019

Pictured: Shrey Dhand, Australia. Photo Credit: Badminton Australia As the competition reaches the midway point, two Australian Men’s Singles players survived another day in Singapore. Under 13 Men’s Singles player, Shrey Dhand, continued to defy his Asian opponents, defeating home player Ding Han Jin over three exhilarating games, ending 21-19 in the third game. Similarly,…

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Women’s Doubles Champions – Gronya Somerville and Setyana Mapasa win the YONEX – SUNRISE Nepal International Challenge 2019

Pictured: Setyana Mapasa (left) and Gronya Somerville (Australia). Photo Credit: @Gronyasomerville (Instagram) Australia’s National Champions and the reigning regional Champions, Gronya Somerville and Setyana Mapasa, celebrated a tremendous victory at the YONEX – SUNRISE Nepal International Challenge 2019. The first seeds did not succumb to the pressure, as the eased through the first round and…

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Convincing wins for Australia’s players in Nepal, while the Danes oust the Kiwis in Ireland

Pictured: Simon Leung and Mitchell Wheller, Australia. Photo Credit: Luis Veniegra Photography Simon Leung celebrated double success on day two of the YONEX-SUNRISE Nepal International Challenge. Looking to build his World Ranking in both the Men’s and Mixed Doubles competition, Leung paired up with Mitchell Wheller and Gronya Somerville to conjour two highly convincing wins…

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Three Oceania players remain in contention at the Hulic Daihatsu Japan Para-Badminton International 2019

Pictured: Corrie Robinson, New Zealand. Photo Credit: Badminton Photo Australia’s Caitlin Dransfield tasted more victory on day two at the Hulic Daihatsu Japan Para-Badminton International 2019. The SL4 player opened with a convincing win over her Ukranian opponent, with one more match remaining against the first seed in group A before the knockout stages commence.…

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Australia’s Wendy Chen leads the charge in Dubai

Pictured: Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen, Australia. Photo Credit: Luis Veniegra Six players from Australia are competing at the Dubai International Challenge 2019 this week, with four of the singles players in action on day one. Australia’s 2016 Olympian, Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen, was first up on court. The experienced player kept her cool against India’s 19-year-old Kumari,…

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Oceania players in International action this week

Pictured: Jacob Schueler, Australia. Photo credit: Luis Veniegra As the rush for Olympic qualification continues, players from Australia have travelled to Bahrain and The Netherlands to compete in an attempt to improve their world ranking. Bahrain International Series 2019 The recent winner of the Oceania Tour 2019, Pit Seng Low, opened the Men’s Singles draw…

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