Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Get your 1st Serve

The Tennis Manitoba “1st Serve” magazine has been out for a little while. However, if you haven't got your hands on a copy, then you can review the online version posted on the Tennis Manitoba web site.

Tennis Manitoba would like to be in the position of mailing future issues directly to individuals who are registered Tennis Manitoba members. More details on how to become a subscriber will be released at a later date. Those interested in advertising in the “1st Serve” magazine can contact Tennis Manitoba for rate details.

View the Winter 2012 issue of 1st Serve

Monday, 13 February 2012

Fu Wins Two Titles at Kids Dental

Patrick Fu dominated match play at the 2012 Kids Dental Junior Open, winning both the Boys U14 and U16 singles championships. The annual tournament took place this past weekend at the Winnipeg Winter Club and was a qualifying event used for selection to the 2012 Rogers Junior National Championships for junior players residing in Manitoba. 

Championship results were as follows:

U10 Co-Ed Singles: Sahand Marzban won the round robin

Girls Singles
U12: Mackenzie Miller def. Christiana Cholakis 3-6, 6-3, 10-2
U14: Chantel Wallack def. Hannah Blatt 6-4, 6-4
U18:  Kylie Waschuk won the round robin

Boys Singles
U12: Daniel Gharagozloo def. David Krowiak 6-0, 6-0
U14: Patrick Fu def. David Krowiak 6-0, 6-0
U16: Patrick Fu def. Connor Davies 6-2, 6-1
U18: Kevin Kylar def. Shance Nicholls 6-0, 6-0

Boys Doubles
U14: Shawn Sophasath  / David Krowiak def. Alex Kroft / Niels Hurst 6-1, 6-0
U18: Shane Nicholls / Kevin Kylar def. Patrick Fu / Earinpreet Hirkewal 6-1, 6-0

For complete Kids Dental Junior Open match results and online draws click here.

The next stops on the 2012 Tennis Manitoba Junior Tour are the Prairie Regionals for some of the juniors looking to play the indoor 2012 Rogers Junior National Championships.

Tournament director Peter Otto (2nd from left) with U10
participants at the recent 2012 Kids Dental Junior Open.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Evann Waschuk joins Bellarmine Knights as they kick off 2012 season

The tennis season starts this weekend for several Manitoba college students. Transferring from the University of Manitoba, Evann Waschuk begins her college tennis career with Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. She joins fellow Winnipegers Alan Gardiner and Igal Mostkov, who joined the Knights tennis program in the fall of 2011.

Bellarmine news: Tennis teams ready to kick off 2012 http://athletics.bellarmine.edu/news/2012/2/2/MTEN_0202124006.aspx

Evann's bio: http://athletics.bellarmine.edu/roster.aspx?rp_id=2038