Mark Smythe Table Tennis

Australia's no. 1 coach

Dillon Chambers U18 Boys Singles R-up at New Zealand Junior Open

MSTT player, Dillon Chambers, continued his great form over last few weeks by making the final of U18 Boys Singles at NZ Junior Open. In the final he succumbed to NZ's no. 1 & Oceania no. 1 Junior, Roger Rao 3-0 (10,9,7) after defeating him in the Team Event final two days earlier. In the SF Dillon beat young NZ star Yun Lang Zhou (U13) 3-0 - Yun beat Daniel Lowe in QF and earlier won the U13 Boys Singles final.

In recent weeks at Aust. U18 Top 10, Aust. U21 C'ships & now NZ Junior Open, Dillon has defeated, Erny Tsao, Nathan Van De Heiden, Yang Shen, David Fielding (twice), Daniel Lowe and Roger Rao.

Other MSTT players, Yang Shen and Jakob Smith lost early, with Yang losing in the Last 32 (2nd round) a close match (3-2) to Chao Guan who Dillon had a tight match with in the group phase. Jakob lost both matches in group phase.

Yang is no. 2 seed for U15 Boys Singles and won both his group matches. The knockout matches are played tomorrow.


Results completed so far, can be seen by clicking the link below,