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Junior Update by Har-Tru: U15 Prospects Headline Halifax Event

Junior Update by Har-Tru: U15 Prospects Headline Halifax Event

Between ITF junior occasions and the U15 possibility camps that happened over the last month, it has actually been a hectic couple of weeks for the future of Canadian tennis. 

Here is your month-to-month junior upgrade provided by Har-Tru.   

U15 Prospects Take Centre Stage 

During the month of May, Tennis Canada hosted 3 advancement camps for the members of the U15 possibility group. 

The initially of the 3 camps led into the ITF J30 occasion in Halifax, where numerous members of the U15 possibility group completed.  

Photo : Darren Calabrese

Prospect employee Eve Thibault, age 14, handled to get a title in Halifax in the ladies doubles along with fellow Canadian Emy Gauvin. It was the 2nd ITF junior doubles title of Thibault’s profession. 

Two other camps followed in Toronto at Sobeys Stadium, where previous doubles world No. 1 Daniel Nestor come by for a center, and in Montreal at IGA Stadium. 

Read likewise: Rising star Joni Colburne signs up with the U15 Prospect Team camp in home town Halifax

The camps are based upon the Whole Player Development Pathway and developed to enhance basics and assist young gamers reach their greatest capacity as they continue their advancement as tennis gamers, with the supreme objective being an effective expert profession. 

Domestic Events 

It was a hectic month for the ITF junior circuit in Canada with 5 stops on the ITF junior trip in the Great White North, consisting of the one in Halifax 

J60 Ile des Soeurs 

Of the 5 occasions, the very first one was the most effective for the host country as Canadians won all 4 competitors at the J60 occasion in Ile des Soeurs, QC. 

Both Mikael Arseneault and Anna Tabunshchyk doubled up, winning their particular songs and doubles titles. It was Mikael’s turn to declare a title on the ITF trip after his twin bro Nicolas won a set last month. 

J30 Halifax 

On top of Thibault’s triumph in the ladies doubles, Canadians got at least one hand on every prize in Halifax. Adam Patry won the young boys doubles with his Mexican partner Patricio Jimenez Alcocer, while Felix Roussel and Anastasia Pleksun won the songs for the host country. 

Photo : Darren Calabrese

J60 Fredericton 

Volodymyr Gurenko was the star for the host country in New Brunswick, getting both the young boys songs and doubles title, the latter with Eric William Wang.  

Canada’s Bianca Ceroni won the ladies doubles title with her American partner Carrie-Ann Hoo. 

J100 Calgary 

Roussel stayed for the hosts at the highest-tier occasion in Canada over the last month, winning the young boys songs title in Calgary. Every other competitors was won by Americans.  

J60 Edmonton 

The Edmonton occasion saw some familiar doubles champs, with Gurenko and Wang getting their 2nd young boys doubles title on home soil over the last 4 weeks, while Brooke Feth and Tabunshchyk declared their 2nd ladies doubles title. 

For both Gurenko and Tabunshchyk, it was their 3rd title throughout both disciplines on home soil in the month. 

Here is the complete list of champs at the Canadian ITF Junior occasions over the last month (all Canadian unless otherwise kept in mind): 

Boys Singles Girls Singles Boys Doubles Girls Doubles
J60 Ile des Soeurs Mikael Arseneault Anna Tabunshchyk Mikael Arseneault/
Finn Muller
Brooke Feth/
Anna Tabunshchyk
J30 Halifax Felix Roussel Anastasia Pleksun Patricio Jimenez Alcocer (MEX)/Adam Patry Emy Gauvin/
Eve Thibault
J60 Fredericton Volodymyr Gurenko Carrie-Ann Hoo (U.S.A.) Volodymyr Gurenko/
Eric William Wang
Bianca Ceroni/
Carrie-Ann Hoo (U.S.A.)
J100 Calgary Felix Roussel Leena Friedman (U.S.A.) Simon Caldwell (U.S.A.)/
Zachary Cohen (U.S.A.)
Leena Friedman (U.S.A.)/Vessa Turley (U.S.A.)
J60 Edmonton Miko Lapalme Olivia Traynor (U.S.A.) Volodymyr Gurenko/
Eric William Wang
Brooke Feth/
Anna Tabunshchyk

Other ITF Events 

A number of J30 occasions in Christiansted in the United States Virgin Islands saw substantial success for the Canadians.  

Avery Alexander reached every last she could, getting to the songs and doubles finals in successive weeks, winning a set of titles. One of those wins can be found in songs over among her doubles partners, Laurence Demers. 

Cookie Jarvis-Tredgett doubled up at the 2nd Christiansted occasion, winning both the songs and doubles. 

Andrea Cabio and Jasmine Li swept the titles at occasions in Mexico. 


The 2nd junior Grand Slam of the year happened over the recently, with Keegan Rice functioning as Canada’s only agent. 

Rice handled to come through certifying to enter into the primary draw at the French Open without dropping a set. He then won his opening match in straight sets before lastly catching the 2nd seed Joel Schwaerzler. 

Photo : Martin Sidorjak

The Canadian lost in the preliminary of the doubles with Czech Petr Brunclik to the fourth-seeded American set of Kaylan Bigun and Jagger Leach 

Here is the complete list of Canadians who reached finals at occasions beyond Canada over the last month (Titles in vibrant)    

  • Avery Alexander: J30 Christiansted 1 ladies songs champ, J30 Christiansted 2 ladies songs runner-up, J30 Christiansted 1 ladies doubles champ (w/ Demers), J30 Christiansted 2 ladies doubles runner-up (w/ Tardiff) 
  • Laurence Demers: J30 Chistiansted 1 ladies songs runner-up, J30 Christiansted ladies doubles champ (w/ Alexander) 
  • Cookie Jarvis-Tredgett: J30 Christiansted 2 ladies songs champ, J30 Christiansted 2 ladies doubles champ 
  • Jasmine Li: J30 Tabasco 1 ladies songs champ, J30 Tabasco 2 ladies songs champ 
  • Andrea Cabio: J60 Veracruz ladies doubles champ (w/ Comiskey), J60 Veracruz ladies songs champ 
  • Raphaelle Leroux: J200 St. Poelten ladies doubles champ 
  • Clemence Mercier: J100 Plantation ladies doubles runner-up 
  • Kayla Lorrimer: J60 Les Franqueses del Valles ladies songs runner-up 
  • Lola Emilie Bean: J60 Santa Tecla ladies doubles champ (w/ Normandin) 
  • Alexie Normandin: J60 Santa Tecla ladies doubles champ (w/ Bean) 
  • Addison Yang Comiskey: J60 Vercruz ladies doubles champ (w/ Cabio) 
  • Jacob Rouleau-Mailly: J60 Santa Tecla young boys doubles runner-up (w/ Wiazowski) 
  • Tyler Wiazowski: J60 Santa Tecla young boys doubles runner-up (w/ Rouleau-Mailly) 
  • Joshua Adamson: J60 Larnaca young boys doubles runner-up 
  • Antoine Genereux: J60 Santa Tecla young boys songs runner-up 
  • Fernandez Mendoza J30 Grand Cayman young boys songs runner-up 
  • Stasia Kryk: J30 Grand Cayman ladies doubles runner-up (w/ Spiers) 
  • Kerrigan Spiers: J30 Grand Cayman ladies doubles runner-up (w/ Kryk) 
  • Justine Tardif: J30 Christiansted 2 ladies doubles runner-up (w/  
  • Antoine Martel: J30 Christiansted 2 young boys doubles runner-up (w/ Pelletier) 
  • Samuel Pelletier: J30 Christiansted 2 young boys doubles runner-up (w/ Martel) 

Rankings Update 

After the French Open, Rice fell out to the Top 100 to No. 103 in the ITF junior rankings, although he stays the leading Canadian young boy. 

Nadia Lagaev is now the leading Canadian in general, can be found in at No. 87 in the ladies rankings. 

Check out the complete ITF junior rankings here.     


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