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Tennis Canada – TORONTO  

  • Eight of the Top 10-ranked players in the world remain in contention.
  • Good friends Caroline Wozniacki and Agnieszka Radwanska, seeded No. 6 and No. 10 respectively, face off in a star-studded round of 16 duel. Wozniacki owns a 10-6 advantage in their prior contests, including their one meeting in 2017 so far in Doha. Both are former Rogers Cup champions, Wozniacki in 2010 and Radwanska in 2014.
  • In another battle between Top 10 stars, No. 5 Elina Svitolina will take on No. 9 Venus Williams.
  • No. 4 seed and Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza will be challenged by qualifier Ashleigh Barty, who has already won four matches in Toronto this week. Barty ousted Muguruza in the Birmingham semifinals on grass just a couple months ago.
  • Defending champion Simona Halep looks to stay in the hunt for her second Canadian title versus Barbora Strycova, while No. 3 seed Angelique Kerber takes the court opposite Sloane Stephens.
  • The inaugural Salesforce Tech and Tennis Day presented by ESET runs in the day session. This special event will bring together some of the top names from the technology, media, and sports fields to discuss the role of technology in sports. Hosted by TV host, author, and entrepreneur Amber Mac, featured speakers include Kirstine Stewart and Michele Romanow.

Singles Draw
Doubles Draw
Thursday’s Order of Play
 
MONTREAL

  • For the first time in the history of Rogers Cup presented by National Bank, all matches were played in front of sold-out crowds during blockbuster Wednesday, both on Centre Court and National Bank Court.
  • Four players battled their way into the third round after facing match point: Gaël Monfils, Denis Shapovalov, Diego Schwartzman and Alexander Zverev.
  • After dropping only three games in his second-round match, Roger Federer will attempt to maintain his perfect record by winning his 17th consecutive match against David Ferrer.
  • At only 18 years of age, Denis Shapovalov is the youngest player to reach the third round of a Masters 1000 tournament since Rafael Nadal at Miami in 2004.
  • Rafael Nadal is only two wins away from retaking the world No. 1 ranking.

Singles Draw
Doubles Draw
Thursday’s Order of Play
 
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About Rogers Cup presented by National Bank
Rogers Cup presented by National Bank is a Tennis Canada owned and operated world-class tournament celebrating its 125th anniversary of the women’s event from August 5-13, 2017 at Aviva Centre in Toronto and its 137th anniversary of the men’s event from August 4-13, 2017 at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal. As a WTA Premier 5 tournament, ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament, and US Open Series event, Rogers Cup presented by National Bank will showcase the world’s best players. Rogers Cup presented by National Bank is the third-oldest title in tennis, behind only Wimbledon and the US Open. For more information and tickets visit www.rogerscup.com.

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, Vancouver, and Calgary. 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.

Media Contacts

Toronto:
Nicole Watts

Manager, Communications and Media Relations
nwatts@tenniscanada.com or 416-665-9777 ext. 4092

Caroline Anderson
Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
canderson@tenniscanada.com or 416-665-9777 ext. 4545 

Montreal: 
Valerie Tetreault
Regional Manager, Communications and Media Relations
vtetreault@tenniscanada.com or 514-273-1515 ext. 6259

Victoria Jaklin
Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
vjaklin@tenniscanada.com or 514-273-1515 ext. 6291