CANADIANS IN ACTION THIS WEEK

February 12, 2018

Tennis Canada - A look at the key events for the week of February 12
 
February 12-18
ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament – Rotterdam, Netherlands
ATP World Tour 500 event

Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC)
https://www.abnamrowtt.nl/en/live-score

February 12-18
Qatar Total Open – Doha, Qatar
WTA Premier 5 event
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON)
http://www.qatartennis.org/tournaments/qatar-total-open-2018/

February 12-18
New York Open – Long Island, New York, USA

ATP World Tour 250 event
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON)
http://newyorkopen.com/

February 12-18
GD Tennis Cup – Antalya, Turkey
ITF Women’s Pro Circuit event

Carson Branstine (Orange, CA)
Rebecca Marino (Vancouver, BC)
http://live.itftennis.com/en/live-scores/?tourkey=?tid=W-WITF-TUR-06A-2018

February 12-18
Surprise Tennis Classic – Surprise, Arizona, USA
ITF Women’s Pro Circuit event

Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC)
http://live.itftennis.com/en/live-scores/?tourkey=?tid=W-WITF-USA-05A-2018

February 12-17
Asuncion Bowl – Lambare, Paraguay
Grade 1 ITF junior event

Ariana Arseneault (Richmond Hill, ON)
Taha Baadi (Montreal, QC)
Liam Draxl (Newmarket, ON)
Leylah Annie Fernandez (Laval, QC)
Alexandre Leblanc (QC)
Alexandra Vagramov (Port Moody, BC)
http://www.itftennis.com/juniors/tournaments/tournament/info.aspx?tournamentid=1100041390

February 15-18
Preston Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament – Preston, Great Britain
ITF 3 Series Wheelchair tennis event

Rob Shaw (North Bay, ON)
http://www.itftennis.com/wheelchair/tournaments/tournament/info.aspx?tournamentid=1100041668
 

Here are the top Canadians in each category as of February 12, 2018:

WTA Rankings
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC): 116 
Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC): 123
Carol Zhao (Richmond Hill, ON): 137 
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 173
 
Doubles
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON): 11 
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC): 118
 
ATP Rankings
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON): 31
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 47
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 85
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 143
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC): 168
Filip Peliwo (Vancouver, BC): 185

Doubles
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON): 61
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON): 71 
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 230
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 265
Filip Peliwo (Vancouver, BC): 434
ITF Junior Rankings – Girls  
Carson Branstine – age: 17 (Toronto, ON): 24
Layne Sleeth – age: 16 (Marham, ON): 47
Alexandra Vagramov – age: 16 (Port Moody, BC): 111 
Tiffany Lagarde – age: 18 (Montreal, QC): 140
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Boys 
Chih Chi Huang – age: 17 (Port Moody, BC): 208
Gleb Blekher – age: 17 (Canada): 242
Liam Draxl – age: 16 (Newmarket, ON): 243
 
Wheelchair Women’s Division
Tara Llanes (Vancouver, BC): 65 
Maude Jacques (Lac Beauport, QC): 76
Puisand Lai (Toronto, ON): 93
 
Wheelchair Men’s Division
Marko Golic (Oakville, ON): 135
Thomas Venos (Anmore, BC): 223
Barry Henderson (Canada): 368
 
Wheelchair Quad Division
Robert Shaw (North Bay ON): 15
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON): 31
Mitch McIntyre (Regina, SK): 55

Wheelchair Junior Rankings – Girls
Puisand Lai (Toronto, ON): 11
Megan Smith (Vancouver, BC): 21
 

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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