Tapper secures Tokyo quota
Monday, 09 December 2019
The Australian men and women both secured team Table Tennis quota spots for Tokyo 2020, winning the ITTF Oceania Qualification Tournament in Victoria.
In the one match required, selecting Michelle Bromley, Jian Fang Lay and Melissa Tapper, a 3-0 win was recorded in opposition to the Fiji combination of Carolyn Li, Grace Rosi Yee and Sally Yee.
Michelle Bromley and Melissa Tapper combined to win the doubles against Carolyn Li and Grace Rosi Yee (11-4, 11-4, 11-3), before Jian Fang Lay proved too experienced for Sally Yee (11-2, 11-3, 11-3) and Melissa Tapper overcame Grace Rosi Yee (11-2, 11-3, 11-1) to end matters.