Aussies undefeated at World Junior Tennis Competition

Anqing China – Tennis Australia 06 May 2010

Australia’s top seeded World Junior Tennis Competition team has finished on top of its pool at the Asia–Oceania qualifying event in Anqing, China.

Yesterday the team capped off a brilliant start to the competition recording its third 3-0 victory, this time against No.7 seed India.

[1] Australia d [7] India 3-0
Li Tu (Adelaide, SA d Jude Thipiripati (IND) 6-1 6-3
Blake Mott (Thirroul, NSW) d Basil Khuma (IND) 5-7 6-3 6-1
Thanasi Kokkinakis (Seacombe Heights, SA)/Li Tu d Vignesh Prabhu (IND)/Jude Thipiripati 6-1 6-0

Australia will now play No.8 seed New Zealand who finished second in its pool after losing to Japan 0-3 yesterday.

The ITF World Junior Tennis Competition is an elite team competition for boys and girls aged 14/u. The top four teams from the Asia–Oceania qualifying event will progress to the World Final, to be held in Prostejov, Czech Republic, in August.