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Mixed results in tennis

Monday 10 October 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Sports, Tennis

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Mixed results in tennis
Open men’s gold medallist Brett Baudinet. CALEB FOTHERINGHAM/22100903

The 2022 Cook Islands Games open division tennis events concluded on Saturday at the National Tennis Court in Nikao.

In the open mixed doubles, Rarotonga’s Brett Baudinet and Davina Hosking-Ashford won gold medal followed by Atiu’s Maka Maui and Lillian Maui and Aitutaki’s Manolito Tekopua and Maine Puarangi Tekopua who settled for silver and bronze medals respectively.

Baudinet also won the open men’s singles gold medal beating Maka Maui in the final. Rakahanga’s Hererahi Teinakirahi claimed bronze medal.

In the open women’s singles, the gold medal went to Atiu’s Lillian Maui while Norah Browne of Rakahanga settled for silver medal. Rarotonga’s Katee Timeri Wearing managed bronze medal.


Norah Browne of Rakahanga returns a shot in the tennis competitions. CALEB FOTHERINGHAM/ 22100904

In the open men’s doubles event, youngsters Arikitoa Allsworth and Maka Maui of Atiu won gold beating the 2020 gold medal winners, father-son pair of Brian and Brett Baudinet. Rakahanga’s Tuaine Kemo Teariki and Hererahi Teinakirahi managed bronze medal.

In the open women’s doubles, Atiu’s Hinano Ellingham and Lillian Maui won gold while Tayla Beddoes and Moana Une of Mauke settled for silver and bronze medal went to Norah Browne and Jane Ioaba of Rakahanga.

The tennis events continue today with masters men’s and women’s competitions at the National Tennis Centre in Nikao.

Results

Open Mix Doubles: Gold – Brett Baudinet & Davina Hosking-Ashford (Rarotonga), Silver – Maka Maui & Lillian Maui (Atiu), Bronze – Manolito Tekopua & Maine Puarangi Tekopua (Aitutaki); Open Women Doubles: Gold – Hinano Ellingham & Lillian Maui (Atiu), Silver – Tayla Beddoes & Moana Une (Mauke), Bronze – Norah Browne & Jane Ioaba (Rakahanga); Open Men Doubles: Gold – Arikitoa Allsworth & Maka Maui (Atiu), Silver – Brett Baudinet & Brian Baudinet (Rarotonga), Bronze – Tuaine Kemo Teariki & Hererahi Teinakirahi (Rakahanga); Open Women Singles: Gold – Lillian Maui (Atiu), Silver – Norah Browne (Rakahanga), Bronze – Katee Timeri Wearing (Rarotonga); Open Men Singles: Gold – Brett Baudinet (Rarotonga), Silver –Maka Maui (Atiu), Bronze – Hererahi Teinakirahi (Rakahanga); 18U Girls Doubles: Gold – Maiata Matheson & Meredith Lafala Vaai (Aitutaki), Silver – Mii Rairi & Tekura Tamangaro            (Mangaia), Bronze – Teryna Paratainga & Pauline Vaia (Atiu); 18U Boys Doubles: Gold – Elogan Arokapiti & Christopher Neururer (Mangaia), Silver – Marcus Teapa & Teneticola Wuatai (Pukapuka),  Bronze – Tokoitu Davey & Enere Mingi (Atiu); 18U Girls Singles: Gold – Meredith Lafala Vaai (Aitutaki), Silver – Tekura Tamangaro (Mangaia), Bronze – Mii Rairi  (Mangaia); 18U Boys Singles: Gold – Christopher Neururer (Mangaia), Silver – Enere Mingi (Atiu), Bronze – Marcus Teapa (Pukapuka).