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88th Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open Recap

Vancouver, BC – This year marked the 88th edition of the Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open. From July 5-21, the LWSPO welcomed players from three provinces, BC, Alberta and Manitoba and 8 countries to compete in 68 events of all ages categories and levels. Check out “2019 LWSPO By the Numbers” below to get an […]

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LWSPO: Final Sunday!

The Final Sunday of the Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open is here! Congratulations to Stacey Fung and Kawika Lam [1] on winning the 2019 Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open Mixed Doubles! In yesterday’s Stanley Park Brewing Feature Match of the Day, Fung and Lam defeated Alexandra Vagramov and Max Korkh [2] 6-4, 6-1. July 20th […]

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LWSPO Update: Saturday, July 20

Here we are! The final weekend of the 88th Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open. The last junior events concluded yesterday, which included the National Junior Open finals and Rogers Rookie Tour No. 2. Congratulations to all the junior participants, finalists and champions! Yesterday was also packed with great matches throughout the NTRP and Open quarterfinals. […]

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LWSPO Update: Friday, July 19

What a beautiful day at the Park yesterday! The National Junior Open and NTRP Group 2 quarterfinals took place. In the Men’s Open singles round of 16 and doubles quarterfinals, there were plenty of tiebreakers and three-setters being played with the last match ending in front of a packed beer garden just before dark! July […]

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LWSPO Update: Thursday, July 18

The first half of the day yesterday was washed out by rain, however, the sun and dry weather prevailed towards the latter half of the day. A portion of the girls and boys National Junior Open matches were played indoors at the UBC Tennis Centre, while the Open singles matches were cancelled for the day. […]

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LWSPO Update: Wednesday, July 17

The Women’s and Men’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Open events are now in full swing! Also taking place this week are the NTRP Group 2 events and the U12-U16 National Junior Open. July 16th Leith Wheeler Match of the Day:  Women’s 3.5 Doubles Dragana Kosoric/Erin Yang defeated Vivien Wu/Michelle Zhang 7-5(4) 5-7 6-4 In yesterday’s Women’s […]

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Tennis Canada Hosts 3-Day Junior Camp at LWSPO

Vancouver, BC – During July 10 – July 12th, 2019, Tennis Canada held a three-day camp for 60 of BC’s 10-12 year old competitors. The camp was an opportunity to inspire, motivate and bring together young competitors. The young athletes took part in several physical development, and tennis activities, games and  competitions. Almost all BC […]

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LWSPO Weekend Recap: Celebrity-Pro Challenge and NTRP Group 1

Vancouver, BC – Last weekend was full of fun events at the 2019 Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open. On Saturday, July 13th, the 3rd annual Celebrity-Pro Challenge took place.  Pros included Rik de Voest, Henry Choi, Katarina Boiko, Renata Shiratti, Philip Bester and more. Celebrity personalities included Ben Kuzma, Dave Tomlinson, Krissy Van and James […]

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Vagramov and Braswell Capture Davis Trading ITF Titles

Vancouver, BC – The Davis Trading Junior ITF J3 Vancouver Championships concluded this past weekend at the Stanley Park Tennis Courts. Due to rain, some matches throughout the week were played indoors at the UBC Tennis Centre. On Friday, July 12th, the girls and boys doubles finals took place. Third seeded Elizabeth Stevens and Katja […]

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LWSPO: Weekend Preview

Vancouver, BC – Whether you are a player or a fan, there are many fun things to do at the Park this weekend! Today’s Feature Match: Davis Trading Junior ITF Girls and Boys Doubles Finals at (not before) 4:30 PM. The U12 and U14 Selection Series and U16 3.5 Star singles and doubles finals are […]

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LWSPO Update: July 12

Vancouver, BC – Yesterday was a fantastic day at the Park! The courts stayed dry, the temperature was warmer and there was some fantastic matches. The Davis Trading Junior ITF saw the final 4 girls and boys advance to the singles semifinals. The doubles quarterfinals and semifinals were also played yesterday. On the upper courts, […]

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LWSPO Update: Thursday, July 11

The Park did not see any action yesterday as the rain continued throughout the day. The Davis Trading ITF and 3.5 Star singles matches were played indoors at UBC Tennis Centre, and a handful of NTRP matches were played at Vancouver International Tennis Academy. Thank you to both clubs for accommodating the LWSPO matches! The […]

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