Australians win 4 titles at Junior International

Ballarat Badminton also hosted the Australian Junior International a few days after the Oceania Championships. The event attracted players from Tahiti, Tonga, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and local Australian players. Daniel Guda won two of the titles on offer in the singles and mixed doubles. 

Local boy Mitchell Gervasoni wasn’t able to secure his name on the boys’ singles national board after he bowed out of the quarter final to first seed Daniel Guda in a 21-9, 21-8 loss. 

The boys singles was fought between first seed Guda and second seed Anthony Joe, Guda winning 21-8, 21-19.

Australian Joy Lai seeded 1 in the girls singles couldn’t quite seal the deal when she lost to unseed Indonesian Mitzi Purnama in three games   17-21, 21-15, 21-16 early on then as the Indonesian progressed to the final she played another Australian Alice Wu [2] but  was inpenetrable, the Indonesian winning the title 21-17, 19-21, 22-20.

The boys doubles was mostly Australian affair with a very small draw. Top seeds playing each other in the final with the second seeds beating the top seeds to give Joe/Leung the title 21-18, 21-11.

Girls doubles Liu and Khoo faced second seeds Alice Wu and Jennifer Tam in the all-Australian final with the seeded pair winning the title 21-14, 21-10



Comment Guidelines: The SportsTG Network is made up of players, families and passionate sports followers like you who have a strong opinion about sport. That's great - we want you to have your say and share your thoughts with the world. However, we have a few rules that you must follow to keep it fun for all. Please don't be rude, abusive, swear or vilify others. Apart from some pretty serious sport sanctions, we also can ban you and report you if things get out of hand. So play fair and have fun, and thanks for your contribution.

Upcoming Events:


VICTOR Oceania Open Championships
VICTOR Oceania Junior Championships
11-14 February 


VICTOR Oceania Mixed Team Chamionships
VICTOR Oceania Junior Mixed Team Championships 
15 - 17 February


YONEX North Harbour International - Future Series
21-24 March


Waikato International - International Series
28-31 March


 See the Events Page for full information on each event


I Am Badminton

i am badminton


Player Rankings