8 Sep 2014

Sport: Australia dominate Oceania Tennis Champs

11:36 am on 8 September 2014

Australia swept all before them at the Oceania Tennis Championships in Cairns, taking out the men's and women's titles in both singles and doubles.

Adam Alessandrini won the men's singles title, beating Vanuatu's Samuel Journet 6-3 6-0 in the final.

Helen Parsons beat New Caledonia's Elodie Launay 7-5 6-1 in the women's final before teaming up with Nicole Sewell in the doubles to beat Launay and Lindsey Moto in straight sets.

Alessandrini also backed up in the doubles with compatriot Andrew Tavella, with the duo too strong for Vanuatu's Journet and Aymeric Mara.

Earlier in the tournament Australia and New Caledonia won the men's and women's teams competition.