10 Apr 2015

Sport: Pacific Oceania beat Philippines in Junior Fed Cup

12:01 pm on 10 April 2015

Pacific Oceania grabbed their first win at the Junior Fed Cup tennis qualifiers in Australia, beating the Philippines 2-1.

The Pacific Oceania Junior Fed Cup team: captain Andrew Mailtorok, Mulan Kamoe from Fiji, Ayana Rengiil from Palau and Tammy Ackerman from the Northern Mariana Islands.

The Pacific Oceania Junior Fed Cup team: captain Andrew Mailtorok, Mulan Kamoe from Fiji, Ayana Rengiil from Palau and Tammy Ackerman from the Northern Mariana Islands. Photo: Oceania Tennis

The tie was all square after the singles matches, with Tammy Ackerman from the Northern Marianas winning 6-1 6-4 and Fiji's Mulan Kamoe beaten 7-6 6-4.

But the pair combined to win the deciding doubles encounter 6-3 6-1, sealing the tie.

Pacific Oceania play Group B leaders Thailand in their final round robin tie and must win to keep alive their chances of qualifying for the quarter finals.

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