Zeimann, Polley make fast start
Alice Zeimann & Shaunna Polley took out the first G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour event in Mt Maunganui. Photo by www.phototek.co.nz

Zeimann, Polley make fast start

The first weekend of the 2024 GJ Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour presented by Tip Top at Mount Maunganui came to a close today. 

In the women’s event, first seeds Alice Zeimann and Shaunna Polley took home first place and the gold without dropping a set in their four games. Alice and Shaunna would overcome Kalea Norton and Danielle Quigley (2-0, 21-14, 21-10) in the final.

Third place in the women's event went to Kiana Stevenson and Maria Hanabadi who defeated Meile Rose Green and Katie Sadlier (2-0, 21-13, 22-20) in the 3rd/4th match.

In the men’s event, first seeds Brad Fuller and Alani Nicklin claimed they used their semifinal victory as a rhythm and confidence builder to support their performance in the final. Which saw Brad and Alani come away victorious against second seeds John McManaway and Tom Reid (2-0, 21-18, 21-17).

Third place in the men’s event went to Tom Hartles and Ben O'Dea who overcame Martin Kaufer and Ty Landers (2-0, 22-20, 21-16) in the 3rd/4th match.

Results

GJ Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour presented by Tip Top
Mount Maunganui Main Beach, 19-21 Janaury

Men’s Premier
1st / Gold -  Brad Fuller & Alani Nicklin

2nd / Silver - John McManaway & Tom Reid

3rd / Bronze - Tom Hartles & Ben O'Dea

Women’s Premier 

1st / Gold - Alice Zeimann & Shaunna Polley

2nd / Silver - Kalea Norton & Danielle Quigley

3rd / Bronze - Kiana Stevenson & Maria Hanabadi

 

Full draw and results (LINK)

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Dates Coming Up

January 26 - 28 Auckland
February 9-11 Christchurch
February 16-18 (FINALS) Mt Maunganui

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