Melbourne, Australia — The individuals ended today with great success for the US team.
In the first match of the day, Alex Domenick lost an exciting five-gamer to the number one Australian player, thus finishing 14th.
Kristen Lange and Logan Greer both went on court at 1 pm. Kristen beat the number two from Hong Kong in straight games to finish 5th. Logan then beat the South African number one in a decisive 3-0 win to finish 7th.
Chris Hanson beat the very deceptive number one from Singapore in four games to finish 9th. Todd Harrity then upset the number one player from Hong Kong to bring the bronze medal home to the USA!!!!!!
Tomorrow we begin the team event and start off in the morning versus Austria and then in the afternoon against the host Australians.
The team really has its sights set on a medal, and we hope to play well enough to do so.
Editor’s note: Laura Gemmell, who is playing for Canada, finished 13th. Colin West, who is also representing Canada, finished 5th. The women’s individual title was won by Wing Chi Annie Au of Hong Kong, with Great Britain’s Emma Chorley finishing second. Joel Hinds of Great Britain won the men’s title, and Jens Schoor of Germany finished second.