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Tennis Canada – CANADIANS IN ACTION THIS WEEK
A look at the key events for the week of October 17    
 
 
October 15 to October 22
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open – Luxembourg
WTA International Series event
Eugenie Bouchard (Montréal, QC)
 
October 15 to October 23
If Stockholm Open – Stockholm, Sweden
ATP World Tour 250 event
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON)
 
October 15 to October 23
Saguenay National Bank Challenger – Saguenay, Québec
ITF Women’s Challenger event – $50,000
Françoise Abanda (Montréal, QC)
Bianca Andreescu (Toronto, ON)
Isabelle Boulais (Mississauga, ON)
Lauren Chyphya (Toronto, ON)
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON)
Catherine Leduc (Montréal, QC)
Charlotte Robillard-Millette
Katherine Sebov (Toronto, ON)
Vanessa Wong (Toronto, ON)
Aleksandra Wozniak (Blainville, QC)
 
October 15 to October 23
Las Vegas Tennis Open – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
ATP Challenger Tour event – $50,000
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON)
 
October 15 to October 23
Internationaux de tennis de Bretagne – Brest, France
ATP Challenger Tour event – €106,500
Steven Diez (Toronto, ON)
 
October 15 to October 23
Harlingen Futures – Harlingen, Texas,
ITF Men’s Futures event – $25,000
Brayden Schnur (Pickering, ON)
 
 
Here are the top Canadians in each category as of October 17, 2016:
 
WTA Rankings                                                                                              
Eugenie Bouchard (Montréal, QC) : 46
Francoise Abanda (Montréal, QC) : 173
 
Doubles
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON): 39
Sharon Fichman (Toronto, ON): 260
 
ATP Rankings
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON): 4
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 113
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 150
Steven Diez (Toronto, ON): 169
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 242
Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, ON): 263
 
Doubles
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 16
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON): 18
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON): 69
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 143
Philip Bester (Vancouver, BC): 146
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Girls
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 7
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (Blainville, QC) : 92
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Boys
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC) : 2
Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC): 9
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 10
 
Wheelchair Women’s Division
Tara Llanes (Vancouver, BC): 54
Kirsten Sharp (Vancouver, BC): 90
 
Wheelchair Men’s Division
Philippe Bédard (Montreal, QC): 69
 
Wheelchair Quad Division
Robert Shaw (North Bay, ON): 24
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON): 32
 
 

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, 10 professional ITF- sanctioned events and financially supports 12 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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Media Contacts (Toronto):
Sarah Grossman, National Manager, Communications and Media Relations, Professional Tennis
       416-650-7922, or sgrossman@tenniscanada.com
Nicole Watts, Manager, Communications
       416-665-9777 ext. 4092, or nwatts@tenniscanada.com

Media Contacts (Montréal):
Valerie Tetreault, Regional Manager, Communications and Media Relations
         514-273-1515 ext. 6259, vtetreault@tenniscanada.com
Justine Poirier, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
         514-273-1515 ext. 6291, jpoirier@tenniscanada.com