August saw successes of our junior players in a raft of local/regional competitions. Many of our Team WN Junior players competed in the 🏆 Wellington U15 and 🏆 Hutt Valley U17 Open, were finalists or reached the podium. Here are a few highlights:
Wellington U15 Open
Marcus Gonzales was not able to maintain his peace against a well playing Alex Galt in the Boys’ Singles final, taking home the silver medal.
Ashlee Shum was silver medalist in the Girls’ Singles just come short of taking the match to full length to 3 games.
Special mentions to Sophia Wong along with partner Ashlee Shum who were also crowned the winner of the Girls’ Doubles Classic Plate.
Hutt Valley U17 Open
Samuel Navarra who were tripled in Boys Singles, Doubles with partner Lezhi Zhu and Mixed Doubles with partner Isabella Chen.
Aravind Chandran and Sartaj Sidhu’s winning streak came to a halt at the boys doubles final and were silver medallists.
Henry Chap secured the Boys Singles Plate title and with partner Marcus Gonzales took out the Boys Doubles Plate title.
Margaret Gonzales and Ayesha Mina took out the Girls Doubles Plate title.
Special mentions to Perry Xie, Oark Hong Lim, Hayley Chung and Sophia Wong whom were finalists in various plate events.