CANADIANS IN ACTION THIS WEEK

July 17, 2017

Tennis Canada - A look at the key events for the week of July 17
 
July 17-23
Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open – Newport, Rhode Island, USA
ATP World Tour 250 event
Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, ON)
http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/tournaments/newport/315/overview
 
July 17-23
Croatia Open – Umag, Croatia
ATP World Tour 250 event
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON)
http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/tournaments/umag/439/overview
 
July 15-23
Gatineau National Bank Challenger – Gatineau, Quebec
ATP Challenger Tour & ITF Women’s Circuit event –
$75,000 (men) & $25,000 (women)
Full men’s & women’s draws
http://gatineau.challengerbanquenationale.com/en/news/
 
July 21-23
Kamloops Legacy Games – Kamloops, British Colombia
ITF Futures Series Wheelchair Tennis event
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON)
Rob Shaw (North Bay, ON)
Mika Ishikawa (Vancouver, BC)
Maude Jacques (Lac Beauport, QC)
Tara Llanes (Vancouver, BC)
Thomas Venos (Anmore, BC)
Tomas Bourassa (Delta, BC)
Puisand Lai (Toronto, ON)
http://www.itftennis.com/wheelchair/tournaments/tournament/info.aspx?tournamentid=1100039186
 
 
Here are the top Canadians in each category as of July 17, 2017

WTA Rankings
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC): 69 
Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC): 121
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 156
Katherine Sebov (Toronto, ON): 284  
 
Doubles
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON): 22 
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (Blainville, QC): 241
 
ATP Rankings
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON): 9
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 66
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 128
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 161
Brayden Schnur (Pickering, ON): 213
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC): 221

Doubles
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON): 25 
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON): 53
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 55
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 162
Philip Bester (Vancouver, BC): 207
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Girls 
Carson Branstine (Toronto, ON): 6
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 10 
Layne Sleeth (Marham, ON): 93
Alexandra Vagramov (Port Moody, BC): 207
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Boys 
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC): 44
Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC): 70
Taha Baadi (Montreal, QC): 248
 
Wheelchair Women’s Division
Tara Llanes (Vancouver, BC): 48 
Maude Jacques (Lac Beauport, QC): 65
Kirsten Sharp (Vancouver, BC): 80
 
Wheelchair Men’s Division
Marko Golic (Oakville, ON): 112
Jean-François Sylvestre (Quebec City, QC): 139
Misha Bilenky (Vancouver, BC): 188
 
Wheelchair Quad Division
Mika Ishikawa (Vancouver, BC): 18
Robert Shaw (North Bay ON): 20
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON): 29

Wheelchair Junior Rankings – Girls
Puisand Lai (Toronto, ON): 16
Megan Smith (Vancouver, BC): 27
 
Wheelchair Junior Rankings – Boys
Thomas Venos (Anmore, BC): 12
Tomas Bourassa (Delta, BC): 19

 
About Tennis Canada

Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sport association with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to become a world-leading tennis nation. We value teamwork, passion, integrity, innovation and excellence. Tennis Canada owns and operates the premier Rogers Cup presented by National Bank WTA and ATP World Tour events, eight professional ITF- sanctioned events and financially supports 15 other professional tournaments in Canada. Tennis Canada operates national junior training centres/programs in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the International Wheelchair Tennis Association, and serves to administer, sponsor and select the teams for Davis Cup, Fed Cup, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and all wheelchair, junior and senior national teams. Tennis Canada invests its surplus into tennis development. For more information on Tennis Canada, please visit our website at www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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