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Tennis Canada – TORONTO

  • Canada’s No. 1-ranked female singles player Genie Bouchard commences her 2017 Rogers Cup versus qualifier Donna Vekic. Bouchard made the third round last year.
  • Just a few days after making the quarter-finals in her first-ever WTA main draw, 17-year-old NextGen star and Canada’s own Bianca Andreescu will make her Rogers Cup debut against world No. 55 Timea Babos in primetime.
  • A few second-round matches are on the slate for the day, including No. 6 seed Caroline Wozniacki opposite qualifier Ekaterina Alexandrova plus No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina versus rising star Daria Kasatkina.
  • Celebrity chef Rob Gentile be partaking in a cooking demonstration in the early evening and will be joined by a WTA star.
  • Genie Bouchard will also hit the doubles court, teaming up with new world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova. All-Canadian duo Charlotte Robillard-Millette and Carol Zhao are also in action.

 
Singles Draw
Doubles Draw
Tuesday Order of Play
 
MONTREAL

  • After reaching the second round at Rogers Cup presented by National Bank last year, Denis Shapovalov, at only 18 years of age, will try to repeat his success as he will take on Rogerio Dutra Silva.
  • Less than a month away from his 45th birthday, Daniel Nestor will play his first round match in what will be his 29th straight Rogers Cup appearance. Nestor has a 45-26 record at the tournament, has played with 12 different partners and won the doubles titles in 2000 and 2008.
  • Roger Federer will celebrate his 36th birthday on the same day as Canadian NextGen star Felix Auger-Aliassime, who will turn 17 on August 8.
  • The tournament’s third seed Dominic Thiem will play against his good friend Diego Schwartzman in his opening round match at Rogers Cup.

Singles Main Draw
Doubles Main Draw
Tuesday’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