Canucks This Week – week of Aug. 15, 2016 (results)

After the Olympic wonders, back to the regular grind at a much tougher tournament for the Canucks.

(Players still alive are in red)

Western & Southern Open
Cincinnati, OH (ATP M1000, WTA Premier 5)

Men’s singles

[4] Milos Raonic
1st rd: Bye
2nd rd: def John Isner (USA) 76 (5) 76 (5)
3rd rd: def. [Q] Yuichi Sugita (JPN) 61 36 61
QF: def. [8] Dominic Thiem (AUT) 63 64
SF: vs. [1] Andy Murray (GBR)

Vasek Pospisil
1st rd: lost to Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) 75 75

Women’s singles

[Q] Eugenie Bouchard
1st rd: lost to Barbora Strycova (CZE) 64 60 

Men’s doubles

[6] Vasek Pospisil / Daniel Nestor
1st rd: Bye
2nd rd: def  [WC] Eric Butorac / Taylor Fritz (USA) 67 (2) 64 [10-5]
QF: def. [1] Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut (FRA)  46 64 [10-8]
SF: vs. [4] Ivan Dodig (CRO) / Marcelo Melo (BRA)

Milos Raonic / Nenad Zimonjic (SRB)
1st rd: def Julien Benneteau / Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)  46 75 [10-3]
2nd rd: lost to [8] Raven Klaasen (RSA) / Rajeev Ram (USA) WALKOVER

Women’s doubles

Gabriela Dabrowski / Maria José Martínez Sánchez (ESP)
1st rd: lost to [6] Raquel Atawo / Abigail Spears (USA) 67 (4) 63 [10-7]

Women’s singles qualifying

[2-WC] Genie Bouchard
1st rd: def Carina Witthoeft (GER) 64 61
Final rd: def [21] Viktorija Golubic (SUI) 64 62

Cittadino Challenger
Meerbusch, Germany (ATP Tour €42,500 Challenger)


[4] Steven Diez
1st rd: def [WC] Marvin Greven (GER) 61 62
2nd rd: lost to Clément Geens (BEL) 76 (4) 64


Steven Diez / Robert Ortega-Olmedo (ESP)
1st rd: lost to Filip Horansky (SVK) / Yannick Jankovits (FRA) 61 62


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3 thoughts on “Canucks This Week – week of Aug. 15, 2016 (results)

  1. Just in case you didn’t have time to look, you can add Beran in Slovakia and Volfson in
    Finland to your list of male Canadians in action this week.

    • Thanks. I’m not even going that deep because then I’ll have to keep track.
      I’m a little, um, busy elsewhere 🙂

  2. Pospisil must have done something to get cursed by the French! Earlier this year it was Simon haunting Pospisil….now it’s Monfils again looming in 2nd round if Vasek can get by Baghdatis.

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