Both the Men's and Women's number one teams have followed up there National Champs victories with wins at the Waikato Open at Lake Karapiro.
The event was once again drenched in sunshine, and the action on the court was scorching hot! The women's final was a repeat of last weekend with Julia Tilley and Shaunna Polley winning over Dani Quigley and Mel Ruru in slightly more comfortable fashion 2-0. The men's final featuring Mike Watson and Sam O'Dea against Rene Kapa and Tom Hartles, who were still hurting from their National Champs semifinal exit. This game delivered some excellent points and it was Watson/O'Dea who showed their class late in each set to take the match 2-0.
The women's bronze was claimed by Sabine Link and Micha Vorlova who defeated Micah Lindsay-Brown and Susana Vega. Link and Vorlova were unlucky to miss out on the final after having match points against Ruru/Quigley in the semifinal they finally fell 18-16 in the 3rd set.
The men's bronze was won by Charlie Stewart and Liam Munday over Brad Fullerton and Daryl Lewis in a great display of power hitting.
The tour has now moved to Mairangi Bay Beach Centre where the North Harbour Open is now underway. See results here