​CANADIANS IN ACTION THIS WEEK A look at the key events for the week of September 11

September 12, 2017

Tennis Canada - September 15-17
Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs – Edmonton, Alberta

Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON)
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC)
Brayden Schnur (Pickering, ON)
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON)
http://www.tenniscanada.com/tournaments/davis-cup-bnp-paribas-world-group-play-offs-canada-vs-india/

September 9-17
National Bank Cup presented by IGA – Quebec City, Quebec
WTA International Series event
Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC)
Bianca Andreescu (Mississauga, ON)
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON)
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (Blainville, QC)
Aleksandra Wozniak (Blainville, QC)
Carol Zhao (Richmond Hill, ON)
http://www.coupebanquenationale.ca/en/home/

September 11-17
Banjaluka 2017 – Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina
ATP Challenger Tour event

Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC)
http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/tournaments/banja-luka/1607/overview

September 11-17
Road to the Shanghai Rolex Masters – Shanghai, China
ATP Challenger Tour event

Steven Diez (Toronto, ON)
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON)
http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/tournaments/banja-luka/1607/overview

September 9-17
Tevlin Futures – Toronto, ON
ITF Men’s Futures event

http://www.tenniscanada.com/tournaments/f8-itf-25000-tevlin-mens-futures/
 
Here are the top Canadians in each category as of September 11, 2017:

WTA Rankings
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC): 79 
Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC): 122
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 165
Carol Zhao (Richmond Hill, ON): 241 
 
Doubles
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON): 18 
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC): 197
 
ATP Rankings
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON): 11
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 51
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 82
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 128
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC): 168
Brayden Schnur (Pickering, ON): 202

Doubles
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON): 43 
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON): 53
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 111
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 163
Philip Bester (Vancouver, BC): 258

ITF Junior Ranking – Girls 
Carson Branstine (Toronto, ON): 6
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 47 
Layne Sleeth (Marham, ON): 54
Tiffany Lagarde (Montreal, QC): 182
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Boys 
Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC): 142
Taha Baadi (Montreal, QC): 279
Chih Chi Huang (Port Moody, BC): 371
 
Wheelchair Women’s Division
Maude Jacques (Lac Beauport, QC): 60
Puisand Lai (Toronto, ON): 75
Tara Llanes (Vancouver, BC): 91 
 
Wheelchair Men’s Division
Marko Golic (Oakville, ON): 114
Jean-François Sylvestre (Quebec City, QC): 169
Thomas Venos (Anmore, BC): 217
 
Wheelchair Quad Division
Mika Ishikawa (Vancouver, BC): 16
Robert Shaw (North Bay ON): 18
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON): 33

Wheelchair Junior Rankings – Girls
Puisand Lai (Toronto, ON): 11
Megan Smith (Vancouver, BC): 21
 
Wheelchair Junior Rankings – Boys
Thomas Venos (Anmore, BC): 11
Tomas Bourassa (Delta, BC): 20

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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