Otago Open

Molly Newell (16), of Dunedin, returns a service of Maia Cavanagh (17), of Invercargill.

Dunedin hosted New Zealand’s best table tennis players at the weekend. More than 100 players attended the Otago Open at the Edgar Centre on Friday and Saturday. Alfred Dela-Pena won the men’s singles event and Jiayi Zhou won the women’s grade. In the doubles section, Jesse Wilson and Alex Zhou won the men’s competition, while Liu and Shelley Neal were victorious in the women’s competition. The Star reporter Shawn McAvinue was there.