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