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Tennis Canada – CANADIANS IN ACTION THIS WEEK
A look at the key events for the week of October 24    
 
 
October 24 to October 30
Swiss Indoors Basel – Basel, Switzerland
ATP World Tour 500 event
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON)  
 
October 24 to October 30
Erste Bank Open – Vienna, Austria 
ATP World Tour 250 event
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON)
 
October 22 to October 30
Abierto Tampico– Tampico, Mexico
ITF Women’s Challenger event – $50,000
Françoise Abanda (Montréal, QC)
 
October 22 to October 30
WHB Hungarian Open – Budapest, Hungary
ATP Challenger Tour event – €64,000
Steven Diez (Toronto, ON)
 
October 27 to 30
Birmingham Nationals – Vancouver, BC
Wheelchair tennis event – $15,000
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON)
Rob Shaw (North Bay, ON)
Sarah Hunter (Surrey, BC)
Mika Ishikawa (Vancouver, BC)
Philippe Bédard (Montréal, QC)
Jean-François Sylvestre (Québec, QC)
 
 
Here are the top Canadians in each category as of October 24, 2016:
 
WTA Rankings                                                                                              
Eugenie Bouchard (Montréal, QC) : 47
Francoise Abanda (Montréal, QC) : 169
 
Doubles
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON): 39
Carol Zhao (Richmond Hill, ON): 288
 
ATP Rankings
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON): 4
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 112
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 148
Steven Diez (Toronto, ON): 162
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 239
Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, ON) : 257
Philip Bester (Vancouver, BC) : 293
 
Doubles
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON): 16
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC): 17
Adil Shamasdin (Toronto, ON): 68
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON): 137
Philip Bester (Vancouver, BC): 147
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Girls
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 7
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (Blainville, QC) : 91
 
ITF Junior Rankings – Boys
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC) : 3
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON): 9
Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC): 11
 
Wheelchair Women’s Division
Tara Llanes (Vancouver, BC) : 57
Maude Jacques (Sherbrooke, QC) : 82
 
Wheelchair Men’s Division
Philippe Bédard (Montreal, QC): 70
Marko Golic (Oakville, ON): 142
 
Wheelchair Quad Division
Robert Shaw (North Bay, ON): 24
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON): 27
 
 

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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