Thursday, February 26, 2015


Ontario women of all ages ( and a few boys) have been showing their prowess on the court in recent weeks.

Bianca Andreescu of Toronto continued her major tournament winning streak by sweeping the girls singles and doubles titles at Condor De Plata, a Grade 2 event held in La Paz, Bolivia. In the singles final, the tournament’s eleventh seed defeated Yuliana Monroy 6-0, 6-4. Andreescu also teamed up with her compatriot Isabelle Boulais to capture the doubles crown. Ontarian Jack Mingjie Lin teamed with Benjamin Sigouin to win the boys doubles title.

Check out this video of Bianca practicing at the Rexall Centre.  Bianca at Rexall

Gloria Liang from Mississauga (see photo) won her first pro title at the $10,000 ITF Event in Martinique. Liang defeated American Alexa Graham 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the final. She also partnered with fellow Canadian Rosie Johanson to reach the doubles final. Congratulations Gloria!

At Les Grandes Dames tournament held at Ballenisles in Palm Beach Jennifer Bishop of Toronto won the Over 40 singles title in a 3.5 hour marathon over fellow Canadian and Florida resident, Paula Myslivecek. These two teamed up to take the prestigious doubes title in the Over 40s.

At the same event  Sue Smylie of Orillia and Elly Leary won the Over 60 consolation doubles and Inge Weber won the Over 70 consolation singles. Inge then went on to place 3rd in over 75 singles in the Crawford Cup played in Fort Lauderdale. Congratulations also to Coby Dommasch of Welland who reached the Over 65 singles consolation finals over 65 in the Crawford Cup.

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