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Tennis Canada – A look at the key events for the week of February 27
 
February 27-March 4
Abierto Mexicano Telcel – Acapulco, Mexico
ATP World Tour 500 event & WTA International Series event
Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC)
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC) 
http://www.abiertomexicanodetenis.com/en/
 
February 25-March 4
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships – Dubai, United Emirates
ATP World Tour 500 event
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON)
http://www.dubaidutyfreetennischampionships.com/en/scores-and-results/atp-tournament-results
 
February 27-March 5
Wroclaw Open – Wroclaw, Poland
ATP Challenger Tour event – €85,000
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON)
http://wroclawopen.com/debel-2/
 
February 25-March 5
Gatineau Futures – Gatineau, Quebec
ITF Futures event – $25,000
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC)
Philip Bester (Vancouver, BC)
Malik Bhatnagar (Ottawa, ON)
Stefan Frljanic (Toronto, ON)
Pavel Krainik (Toronto, ON)
Samuel Monette (Montreal, QC)
Filip Peliwo (Vancouver, BC)
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON)
http://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/tournaments/men’s-tournament/info.aspx?tournamentid=1100039170
 
 
Here are the top Canadians in each category as of February 27, 2017:
 
WTA Rankings                                                                                              
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC) : 46
Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC) : 168
Aleksandra Wozniak (Blainville, QC) : 277 
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON) : 285 
 
Doubles
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON) : 34
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (Blainville, QC): 280
 
ATP Rankings
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON): 4
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 122
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 128
Steven Diez (Toronto, ON): 179
Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, ON): 237
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 250
 
Doubles
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON): 21
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC) : 23
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON) : 71
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON) : 176
Philip Bester (Vancouver, BC) : 192
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Girls
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 21
Layne Sleeth (Marham, ON) : 128
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (Blainville, QC) : 143
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Boys
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC): 3
Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC): 6
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 7
 
Wheelchair Women’s Division
Tara Llanes (Vancouver, BC) : 55
Maude Jacques (Sherbrookie, QC) : 72
Kirsten Sharp (Vancouver, BC) : 84
 
Wheelchair Men’s Division
Philippe Bédard (Montreal, QC) : 73
Jean-François Sylvestre (Quebec City, QC) : 143
Marko Golic (Oakville, ON) : 150
 
Wheelchair Quad Division
Robert Shaw (North Bay ON) : 24
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON): 26
Mika Ishikawa (Vancouver, BC) : 33
 
Wheelchair Junior Rankings – Girls
Puisand Lai (Toronto, ON): 7
Megan Smith (Vancouver, BC): 25
 
Wheelchair Junior Rankings – Boys
Tomas Bourassa (Delta, BC) : 19
Thomas Venos (Anmore, BC) : 23
 

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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