May 25, 2024

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Canucks This Week – Week ending Jan. 16, 2022 (final results)

The focus is on the Australian Open, and the final preparations.

But there are other Canadians kicking off their 2022 campaigns this week.

Notably, Vasek Pospisil, who is skipping the Australian swing, is the No. 1 seed at a Challenger in Italy.

And Carol Zhao is the No. 1 seed at a $25K ITF in Florida.

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Australian Open Qualifying
Melbourne, Australia (Grand Slam)

Women’s singles qualifying

[24] Rebecca Marino
1st rd: def Ylena Il-Albon (SUI) 63 63
2nd rd: def. Katryna Bondarenko (UKR) 63 64
Final rd: def. [8] Kamilla Rakhimova (RUS) 46 62 76 [10-7]

(Will face Marie Bouzkova in the main draw)

Men’s singles qualifying

Brayden Schnur
1st rd: lost to Thiago Tirante (ARG) 64 16 64

[16] Alejandro Tabilo (CHI)
1st rd: def. [WC] James McCabe (AUS) 76 (5) 36 63
2nd rd: def Constant Lestienne (FRA) 61 75
Final rd: def Elias Ymer (SWE) 61 62

(Will face [31] Carlos Alcaraz in the main draw)

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Adelaide International
Adelaide, Australia (WTA 250)

Doubles

Erin Routliffe (NZL) / Alicja Rosolska (POL)
1st rd: def [WC] Annerly Poulos / Tina Smith (AUS) 61 61
QF: def. Marta Kostyuk (UKR) / Katarzyna Piter (POL) 75 63
SF: lost to [3] Eri Hozumi / Makoto Ninomiya (JPN) 63 67 (6) [10-8]

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Sydney Tennis Classic
Sydney, Australia (WTA 500)

Doubles

[3] Gabriela Dabrowski / Giuliana Olmos (MEX)
1st rd: lost to Anna Danilina (KAZ) / Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) 64 62

Singles Qualifying

Gabriela Dabrowski
1st rd: def [12] Gabriella Da Silva Fick (AUS) 63 60
Final rd: lost to [1] Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) 63 36 63 

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Citta’ di Forli’ 2
Forli, Italy (ATP Challenger)

Men’s Singles

[1] Vasek Pospisil
1st rd: def [Q] Gijs Brouwer (NED) 57 76 (5) 64
2nd rd: def. [WC] Matteo Gigante (ITA) 76 (8) 63
QF: lost to Zsombor Piros (HUN) 76 (3) 76 (3)

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Vero Beach 25K
Vero Beach, Fla. (ITF $25K)

Singles

[2] Carol Zhao
1st rd: lost to [LL] Anastasiya Antal (RUS) 46 64 64

Singles Qualifying

[6] Bianca Jolie Fernandez
1st rd: def Maria Kononova (RUS) 61 64
Final rd: lost to [11] Berta Bonardi (ARG) 75 75

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Magic Hotel Tours
Monastir, Tunisia (ITF $25K)

Women’s Singles

Katherine Sebov
1st rd: def [5] Natasja Schunk (GER) 63 26 63
2nd rd: def. [WC] Diana Chehoudi (TUN) 61 62
QF: lost to [2] Suzan Lamens (NED) 76 (3) 63

Women’s Doubles

Katherine Sebov / Maja Chwalinska (POL)
1st rd: lost to Diana Chehoudi (TUN) / Sandra Samir (EGY) 76 (5) 36 [10-7]

Men’s Singles Qualifying

Austin Hoole
1st rd: def Christian Moussa (COD) 75 63
Final rd: lost to [5] Daniel Bagnolini (ITA) 62 60

Alex Ross
1st rd: lost to Radhouane Kouni (TUN) WALKOVER

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Egypt Men’s/Women’s Futures
Cairo, Egypt (ITF $15K)

Women’s Singles

Marina Stakusic
1st rd: vs [Q] Ana Grubor (CAN) 64 62
2nd rd: def Vladlena Bokova (UKR) 63 64
QF: lost to [1] Anastasia Zolotareva (RUS) 62 26 75

[Q] Ana Grubor
1st rd: lost to Marina Stakusic (CAN) 64 62

Women’s Doubles

Marina Stakusic / Arina Solomatina (RUS)
1st rd: def [2] Tamara Malesevic (SRB) / Anna Ureke (RUS) 62 36 [10-8]
QF: lost to Vladlena Bokova (UKR) / Madelief Hageman (NED) 64 62

Men’s Singles Qualifying

Marko Stakusic
1st rd: lost to [13] Matteo de Vincentis (ITA) 61 63

Women’s Singles Qualifying

[6] Ana Grubor
1st rd: Bye
2nd rd: def. Razan Mohamed Teleb (EGY) 61 60
Final rd: def. Emma Tothova (SVK) 61 63

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Rafa Nadal Academy World Tennis Tour by Movistar By LG
Manacor, Mallorca (ITF $25K)

Singles Qualifying

Sebastian Zapata
1st rd: lost to Oliver Foran (GBR) 75 60

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