9 Apr 2015

Sport: Pacific Oceania lose opening Junior Fed Cup tie

11:32 am on 9 April 2015

Pacific Oceania have been outclassed 3-0 by second seeds China in their opening tie at the Junior Fed Cup qualifying tournament in Shepparton, Victoria.

Fiji's Mulan Kamoe and Tammy Ackerman from the Northern Mariana Islands were beaten in straight sets in the two singles matches, while Kamoe and Palau's Ayana Rengiil managed

to take the doubles match to three sets.

Pacific Oceania take on the Philippines in their next pool match on Thursday, with the top four teams overall advancing to the world finals in Madrid later this year.