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Canadians This Week – Week of March 22, 2021

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If you can’t get into Miami, it is disheartening how few opportunities there are to play – except at the very entry level ITFs.

It is discouraging, to say the least, for all those who are trying to continue their career during these pandemic times.

Here is next week’s schedule.

The Miami Open continues next week.

Miami Open
Miami, Florida (ATP/WTA 1000)

Men’s singles

[6] Denis Shapovalov
1st rd: Bye
2nd rd: def. Ilya Ivashka (BLR) 67 (5) 64 64
3rd rd: vs. [26] Hubert Hurkacz (POL)

[12] Milos Raonic
1st rd: Bye
2nd rd: def. Jordan Thompson (AUS) 62 61
3rd rd: vs. [20] Ugo Humbert (FRA)

[11] Félix Auger-Aliassime
1st rd: Bye
2nd rd: def. Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) 64 64
3rd rd: vs. [18] John Isner (USA)

Vasek Pospisil
1st rd: lost to [Q] Mackenzie McDonald (USA) 63 46 63

[Q] Alejandro Tabilo (CHI)
1st rd: lost to Mikael Ymer (SWE) 63 61

Women’s singles

[8] Bianca Andreescu
1st rd: Bye
2nd rd: def [Q] Tereza Martincova (CZE) 76 (5) 62
3rd rd: vs. [28] Amanda Anisimova (USA)

Women’s singles qualifying

[2] Leylah Fernandez
1st rd: lost to Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROU) 64 62

[ALT] Gabriela Dabrowski
1st rd: lost to [6] Varvara Gracheva (RUS) 75 62

Men’s singles qualifying

Brayden Schnur
1st rd: lost to [6] Frederico Gaio (ITA) 64 61

Alejandro Tabilo (CHI)
1st rd: def Thai-Son Kwiatkowski (USA) 63 64
Final rd: def. [3] Damir Dzumhur (BIH) 46 63 64

Men’s doubles

Félix Auger-Aliassime / Hubert Hurkacz (POL)
1st rd: def. Sander Gille / Joran Vliegen (BEL) 64 63
2nd rd: vs. [4] Ivan Dodig (CRO) / Filip Polasek (SVK)

Women’s doubles

Gabriela Dabrowski / Giuliana Olmos (MEX)
1st rd: def. [7] Alexa Guarachi (CHI) / Desirae Krawczyk (USA) 63 46 [10-7]
2nd rd: vs. Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) / Storm Sanders (USA)

sXXXssss

MTA Open Series
Antalya, Turkey (ITF $15K women’s event)

Singles

[JE] Mélodie Collard
1st rd: def [Q] Lia Karatantcheva (BUL) 36 64 61
2nd rd: def. [5] Hiroko Kuwata (JPN) 75 75
QF: lost to [4] Mai Hontama (JPN) 63 63

sXXXssss

Soho Square 15K
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt (ITF $15K joint event)

Men’s singles

Kelsey Stevenson
1st rd: lost to [2] Filip Peliwo (CAN) 63 76 (6)

[2] Filip Peliwo
1st rd: def. Kelsey Stevenson (CAN) 63 76 (6)
2nd rd: lost to [Q] Marcello Serafini (ITA) 64 63

Women’s singles

Raphaelle Lacasse
1st rd: lost to [Q] Olga Helmi (DEN) 64 64

Men’s doubles

[4] Filip Peliwo / Kelsey Stevenson
1st rd: lost to. Ben Jones / Joshua Paris (GBR) 63 64

Women’s doubles

Raphaelle Lacasse / Ku Yeonwoo (KOR)
1st rd: def Barbora Palicova / Ivana Sebestova (CZE) 61 75
QF: def. [3] Dalila Spiteri (ITA) Stephanie Visscher (GER) 46 62 [10-6]
SF: def. [2] Fanny Ostlund (SWE) / Sandra Samir (EGY) 63 26 [11-9]
F: lost to [1] Alicia Barnett (GBR) / Yuriki Lily Miyazaki (JPN) 64 61

Women’s singles qualifying

Dasha Plekhanova
1st rd: lost to [1] Arina Gabriela Vasilescu (ROU) 36 63 [10-5]

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