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Day 15 & 16 Final Weekend at the LWSPO Preview

Jul 15, 2017
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Saturday, July 15th

Open
The Open Semifinals are set, featuring the 2016 defending champions! At 11 AM, women’s singles defending champion and #1 seed Rosie Johanson will take on 7th seeded Stacey Fung, while the #3 from Alberta, Jena Cheng, will face Richmond’s #2 seeded Wendy Zhang. At 1 PM, the first men’s singles semifinal will be played, featuring fresh Princeton University graduate #5 Alexander Day against the LWSPO veteran and past champion #2 Henry Choi. Last year’s men’s singles defending champion and #1 seed Georgie Jecminek will have his title defense challenging by 19 year old Kyryll Kryvchun of West Vancouver.

11 am Women’s Singles Semifinals
Rosie Johanson (1) v. Stacey Fung (7)
Jena Cheng (3) v Wendy Qi Wen Zhang (2)

1pm Men’s Singles Semifinal #1
Alexander Day (5) v. Henry Choi (2)

2.15 pm Women’s Doubles Semifinals #1
Juliet Jia Wen Zhang / Wendy Qi Wen Zhang (1) v. Jena Cheng / Arisha Ladhani

2.45 pm Women’s Doubles Semifinals #1
Cassie Chung / Renee Ren v. Rosie Johanson / Kelly Mcnabney (2)

3.30 pm Men’s Singles Semifinal #1
George Jecminek (1) v. Kyryll Kryvchun (7)

4.00 pm Men’s Doubles Seminfinal #1
Manuel Calvo / Jeremy Salvo (6) v. Henry Choi / Carl Ho (2)

4.30 pm Men’s Doubles Seminfinal #2
Alexander Day / Riaan Dutoit (1) v. Jack Davis / Kiran Phaterpekar (5)

For the full weekend schedule, including doubles, click here. Plus! We caught up some of the Open semifinalists this weekend. Get to know them in this Q & A.

Featured Events
The inaugural Parent/Child event is taking place today! Click here for draws. The NTRP division will feature the semifinal rounds today as well: draws and schedule.

Sunday, July 16th

Last Day of the 2017 LWSPO
Sunday will see the Open and NTRP wrap up with the best of the best competing for titles in their respective categories. The Open women’s singles final will begin at 11 AM, followed by the men’s singles final at 1 PM (please note these time are subject to change based on today’s results). Plus! The U19/U10 inaugural team event will make its debut at the Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open as well. Visit stanleyparkopen.com before you head out to the Park tomorrow for the confirmed schedule.

NTRP Finals Schedule for Sunday:

MWs – 4.0, 3.0

MWd – 4.5, 3.5

Xd – 4.5, 3.5

Off-Court at the Park – All Weekend
Whether you are playing or not, there is lots to do at the Park this weekend!

Giveaways
Throughout the past week, the LWSPO has been giving away some sweet prizes from T1 Sports in Richmond, Tonic Active apparel and Spokes Bicycle Rentals. This weekend, we’re giving away portable suitcase disc players on Facebook and Instagram (as pictured above). We’ll also be giving away more prizes onsite courtesy of Stanley Park Brewing in the beer garden!

TSN 1040 Radio Live on Location
We are excited to welcome back TSN 1040 Radio again this weekend! TSN will be Live on Location Saturday morning.

Stanley Park Brewing Beer Garden
The Stanley Park Brewing Beer Garden will be in full swing all weekend long. Full of cold ones, giveaways, great tennis and even better company, be sure to stop by!

Leith Wheeler Racket Drive
This weekend is your last chance to donate any unused tennis equipment to the Vancouver Foundation. Leith Wheeler kick-started the Community Youth Tennis Fund with a $2,500 donation and have pledged to match the donations with brand new equipment with support from Rackets and Runners in Vancouver and Head Canada. You can donate all weekend long onsite at the LWSPO!

Check out more great shots from the Park