Tennis at the Pacific Games

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Tennis at the Pacific Games has been contested since 1963 when it was included as one of ten sports at the First South Pacific Games held in Suva, Fiji.[1]

Tennis has also been played at many of the Pacific Mini Games, starting with the first edition held at Honiara in 1981.

Pacific Games

Flag icons and three letter country code indicate the nationality of the gold medal winner of an event, where this information is known; otherwise an (X) is used. Moving the cursor onto a country code with a dotted underline will reveal the name of the gold medal winner. A dash (–) indicates an event that was not contested.

Games Year Host city Men's Mixed
Doubles
(or Team)
Women's Total
events
Refs
Singles Doubles Team Team Doubles Singles
I 1963 Suva
FIJ
1 [A]
II 1966 Nouméa
NCL

NCL

NCL
3 [B]
III 1969 Port Moresby
NCL

NCL

PNG
3 [C]
IV 1971 Papeete
NCL

NCL

NCL

NCL

NCL

NCL

NCL
7 [7]
V 1975 Tumon
NCL

PNG

TAH

NCL

TAH
5 [D]
VI 1979 Suva
TAH

NCL

TAH

TAH

TAH

TAH

TAH
7 [E]
VII 1983 Apia X X
NCL
X
TAH
X X 7 [15]
VIII 1987 Nouméa X X X X X X X 7
IX 1991 Port Moresby X X X X X X X 7
X 1995 Papeete X X X X X X X 7
XI 1999 Santa Rita
NCL

NCL

NCL

NCL

SAM

SAM

SAM
7 [16]
XII 2003 (details) Suva
NCL

NCL

NCL

SAM

SAM

SAM

NCL
7 [F]
XIII 2007 (details) Apia
SOL

NCL

NCL

NCL

SAM

SAM

NCL
7 [24]
XIV 2011 (details) Nouméa
NCL

SAM

NCL

NCL

NCL

PNG

NCL
7 [G]
XV 2015 (details) Port Moresby
NCL

NCL

NCL

PNG

PNG

PNG

PNG
7 [H]

Pacific Mini Games

Games Year Host city Men's Mixed
Doubles
Women's Total
events
Refs
Singles Doubles Team Team Doubles Singles
I 1981 Honiara X X X X X 5
II 1985 Rarotonga X X X X X 5
III 1989 Nuku'alofa X X X X X 5
IV 1993 Port Vila X X X X X X X 7
V 1997 Pago Pago X X X X X X X 7
VI 2001 Kingston X X X X X X X 7
VII Tennis not contested
VIII 2009 (details) Rarotonga
NCL

NCL

NCL

NCL

NCL

COK

COK
7 [I]
IX Tennis not contested
X 2017 (details) Port Vila X X X X X X X 7 [J]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ In 1963, tennis and table tennis were contested as mixed team sports on a knock-out basis, with one medal set awarded in each sport.[2]
  2. ^ New Caledonia's tennis team made a clean sweep of the men's, women's and mixed events in Noumea.[2][3]
  3. ^ There were three team events in 1969, men's women's and mixed.[4] Joan Ainsworth won gold medals for PNG in the women's events.[5][6]
  4. ^ The matches of opportunity men's and women's teams events were cancelled due to rain, as were the bronze medal playoffs in the men's doubles (Fiji vs. French Polynesia) and mixed doubles (PNG vs. Guam – in this case both were awarded bronze).[8]
  5. ^ Tahiti won six of the seven events, missing only the men's doubles which was won by New Caledonia.[9][10][11][12][13][14]
  6. ^ New Caledonia won all men's events,[17][18][19] and the women's singles.[20] Samoa won the other events.[21][22][23]
  7. ^ New Caledonia won the singles, team's and mixed doubles events,[25][26][27] while Samoa and PNG won the men's and women's doubles respectively.[28][29]
  8. ^ Papua New Guinea swept up all of the women's and mixed events,[30][31] while New Caledonia won all the men's events.[32]
  9. ^ In 2009, New Caledonia dominated the tennis tournament, taking five gold medals. Host nation the Cook Islands won the other two gold medals on offer; the women's singles and doubles events.
  10. ^ [citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "South Pacific Games 1963 - Fiji". Pacific Games Council. 11 October 2010. Archived from the original on 27 July 2012. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "South Pacific Games results 1963 and 1966". Pacific Islands Monthly. Pacific Publications. 40 (2): 31–32. 1969. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Program and Day Guide for 1969 3rd South Pacific Games". 21 May 2015. Archived from the original on 21 May 2015. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  4. ^ 1969 South Pacific Games Results. Oceania Sport Information Centre (Report). pp. 8, 10. Archived from the original on 28 October 2015. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Obituary: Joan Ainsworth". The Courier-Mail. 17 February 2012. Archived from the original on 24 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Seven medals for girl swimmer". The Canberra Times. 23 August 1969. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  7. ^ "1971 South Pacific Games Results". Oceania Sport Information Centre. p. 10. Archived from the original on 28 October 2015. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  8. ^ "South Pacific Games results". Pacific Islands Monthly. Pacific Publications. 46 (9): 18. 1975. Archived from the original on May 24, 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  9. ^ Men's singles and doubles. Pacific Islands Monthly, vol. 50, issue 10, p.138.
  10. ^ Men's team. Pacific Islands Monthly, vol. 50, issue 10, p.138.
  11. ^ Mixed. Pacific Islands Monthly, vol. 50, issue 10, p.138.
  12. ^ Women's singles. Pacific Islands Monthly, vol. 50, issue 10, p.138..
  13. ^ Women's doubles. Pacific Islands Monthly, vol. 50, issue 10, p.138.
  14. ^ Women's team. Pacific Islands Monthly, vol. 50, issue 10, p.138.
  15. ^ 1983 South Pacific Games Results. Oceania Sport Information Centre (Report). p. 15. Archived from the original on 8 September 2017. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  16. ^ "Medal Tally by Sport". XI South Pacific Games. 1999. Archived from the original on 4 March 2001.
  17. ^ Men's singles. OTF 2003.
  18. ^ Men's doubles. OTF 2003.
  19. ^ Men's team SPG 2003.
  20. ^ Women's singles. OTF 2003.
  21. ^ Mixed doubles. OTF 2003.
  22. ^ Women's doubles. OTF 2003.
  23. ^ Women's team. SPG 2003.
  24. ^ "Tennis". Sports Pulse. XIII South Pacific Games. 2007. Archived from the original on 24 June 2015.
  25. ^ Men's Singles Final: Gold 2011
  26. ^ Women's Singles Final: Gold 2011
  27. ^ Mixed Doubles Final: Gold 2011
  28. ^ Men's Doubles Final: Gold 2011
  29. ^ Women's Doubles Final: Gold 2011
  30. ^ "PNG tennis star bags four golds from four". Port Moresby 2015. 17 July 2015. Archived from the original on 17 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  31. ^ "Results". Inside the Games. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  32. ^ "Results". Inside the Games. 16 July 2015. Archived from the original on 17 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
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