This report is from Malcolm Wong.

2016 North Island Open Championships (15-17 July)

Wellington players won 12 titles. See below for events in which Wellington players won or were runner up.

B Grade Men’s Singles – Alfred de la Pena (WT) beat Heath Murdoch (W) 3-0 (11-9 11-9 11-4)

D Grade Singles – Martin Young (W) beat Connor Wadworth (MN) 3-0 (11-6 11-8 11-7)

Over 30 Men’s Singles – Ben Collins (W) beat Tim Seaholme (MN) 3-1 (11-4 11-7 9-11 14-12)

Over 40 Men’s Singles – Heath Murdoch (W) beat Depak Patel (W) 3-0 (11-4 11-7 16-14)

Over 50 Men’s Singles – 1st Lindsay Ward (W) 2nd Ian Talbot (W) (Round Robin)

Over 60 Men’s Singles – Bryan McConnochie (W) beat Russell Winkley (HB) 3-2 (6-11 11-7 11-9 4-11 11-6)

Over 65 Men’s Singles – 1st Bryan McConnochie (W) 2nd Dave Scott (WK) (Round Robin)

Men’s Doubles – Yi-Sien Lin (C)/Ben Collins (W) beat Kelsey Amor/Victor Pollet (WT)

B Grade Men’s Doubles – Stephen Hirst/Heath Murdoch (W) beat Alfred de la Pena/ Andrew Palmer (WT) 3-2

C Grade Men’s Doubles – Alex Mei (A)/Scott Higham (W) beat Liam Buckrell (W) /Jordon Mills (O)

D Grade Doubles – Malcolm Wong/Martin Young (W) beat Richard Ammundsen (MN)/ Jordon Mills (O) 3-0 (11-7 11-7 11-9)

Over 30 Men’s Doubles – Tim Seaholme/Mike Tate-Davis (MN) beat Stephen Hirst/Heath Murdoch (W)

Over 40 Men’s Doubles – Depak Patel/Bryan McConnochie (W) beat David Buckrell/Heath Murdoch (W) 3-2

Over 50 Men’s Doubles – Lindsay Ward/Ian Talbot (W) beat Paul Whitehead (WK)/ John Lea (BP)

Under 15 Boy’s Doubles – Alex Mei /Jason Sivilay(A) beat Xavier Lea (BP)/Liam Buckrell (W)

Under 13 Mixed Doubles – Finn Holden (S)/Abbey Daisey (BP) beat Thomas Sun (MN)/Anna Wilson (W)

2016 NI Men’s Doubles Champions Ben Collins and Yi-Sien Lin
2016 NIs D Grade Men’s Doubles Champions Malcolm Wong and Martin Young
2016 NIs Over 40 Men’s Doubles Champions Depak Patel and Bryan McConnochie