29 Jan 2017
24 Jan Ajeet Rai/Ryan Nijboer had their chances in the second round doubles match but went down 6-4 5-7 10-7 to a Japan/Russia combination. They came from a break down to win the second set. A poor start to the super tiebreak saw them down 5-1 before pulling back to 6-all but they couldn't sustain the momentum.
22 JanTaranaki's own Ajeet Rai went out in the first round of singles in the Junior Australian Open to the 7th seed 3-6 6-4 6-3. Rai has won his first round doubles match with partner Ryan Nijboer (NED) 6-3 3-6 10-7.