Summerland Junior Challenger winners from left are Calvin Thalheimer in the boys 12 and under category

Players take part in tennis tourney

Some of B.C.’s top junior tennis players aged 14 and under competed at the Summerland Junior Challenger tennis tournament held at Lakeshore Racquets Club on Sept. 3 and 4.

Some of B.C.’s top junior tennis players aged 14 and under competed at the Summerland Junior Challenger tennis tournament held at Lakeshore Racquets Club on Sept. 3 and 4.

Challenger-level tennis tournaments are competitive events sanctioned by Tennis B.C. and count towards national ranking points.

It was the first time such an event had been held in Summerland.

Boys 14

and under

First Noah Dufort (Kelowna) W4 – L0, second Matthew O’Brien (Surrey) 3-1, third James O’Brien (Surrey) 2-2.

Girls 14

and under

Final: Katie Ludvig (Kamloops) defeated Tia Quo Vadis (Vancouver) 6-4 6-4.

Semi-finals: Katie Ludvig (Kamloops) defeated Mackenzie Askin (West Kelowna) 6-3 6-1, Tia Quo Vadis (Vancouver) defeated Bozana Lojpur 6-2 6-2.

Consolation final: Makena Moore (Kelowna) defeated Simonka Slizek (Summerland) 6-1 6-1.

Boys 12

and under

Final: Calvin Thalheimer (Kelowna) defeated Lukas Quo Vadis (Vancouver) 6-3 6-3.

Semi-final: Calvin Thalheimer (Kelowna) defeated Ross Millar (Penticton) 6-1 6-1; Lukas Quo Vadis (Vancouver) defeated Pierre Holmes (Summerland) 6-2 6-7 6-4.

Consolation final: Cleeve Harper (Calgary) defeated Valentin Forcade (Kelowna) 6-0 6-0.

Doubles

First Tia Quo Vadis and Lukas Quo Vadis  (Vancouver) W6 – L0, second Matthew O’Brien and James O’Brien (Surrey) 5-1, third Pierre Holmes and Gabriel Girard (Summerland) 4-2.

 

 

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