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Recap: 2019 BC Senior Provincial Championships Presented by Odlum Brown Limited and Floyd Hill

Jun 12, 2019
written by: Tennis BC
written by: Tennis BC

VANCOUVER, BC – The 2019 BC Senior Provincial Championships Presented by Odlum Brown Limited and Floyd Hill concluded last Friday, June 7th. We were fortunate to have good weather while players enjoyed a fantastic week of competition at the beautiful Jericho Tennis Club. Over the week, 16 players were crowned singles Provincial Champions and 16 teams got the doubles honor. 

Floyd Hill congratulates the Grand Prize winner, Sinisa Mihaldzic, at the banquet on June 2.

On Sunday, June 2, players attended a Mexican-themed banquet dinner hosted by Jericho Tennis Club, and courtesy of Odlum Brown Limited and Floyd Hill. At the banquet, multiple door prizes were awarded to the players. The Grand Prize was a day trip for two to Hester Creek Winery in Oliver, BC, which includes a private plane to and from the winery, as well as a complimentary lunch and wine tasting experience. Sinisa Mihaldzic was the lucky winner of this amazing prize courtesy of Floyd Hill and Hester Creek Winery. Additional door prizes included gift cards to Joey Restaurants, courtesy of, Joey Restaurants.

Later in the week, the players also enjoyed a wine tasting hosted by Hester Creek Winery. Players and guests had the opportunity to taste an assortment of wines and enjoyed a great spread of appetizers by the kitchen at Jericho Tennis Club. To conclude the tournament, on Friday evening one last prize was given to players. David Fairbotham was the winner of a two-day trip for two to Bear Mountain Resort including, two nights accommodation, two golf passes, and four tennis passes courtesy of Bear Mountain Resort. 

Tennis BC would like to thank Jericho Tennis Club for hosting this fantastic tournament. We would also like to thank the Jericho members for being so accommodating to the tournament and coming out to watch and support the players, as well as for volunteering at the tournament desk. Many thanks to the referees and roving umpires for organizing and keeping the matches on track all week long.  

A special thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Odlum Brown Limited and Floyd Hill. Without their support we would not have been able to put on a such a great event. We are also extremely grateful for all the support we received from all of our sponsors including: Hester Creek Winery, HEAD, Penn, JOEY Restaurants, City of Vancouver, viaSport and CLIF bar. 

We would like to thank Tennis BC’s Event Coordinator, Daniella Silva, for all her hard work leading up to the event and during the week as the event’s Tournament Director.  Lastly, on behalf of Tennis BC and the entire tournament organizing committee, we would like to thank all the players for supporting the tournament, adding to a fantastic tournament atmosphere and being a part of a fantastic week of tennis. Congratulations to all players! 

Complete Results  |   More Photos (Credit: Bronwyn Davies)

2019 BC Senior Provincial Championships Champions:

Women’s Singles:
  • Renata Reid (35),
  • Susie Lang-Gould (45)
  • Rosie Schaich (50)
  • Wendy Banham (55)
  • Cora Wills (60)
  • Micheline Berry (65)
  • Laura Ramsey (70)
Men’s Singles:
  • Patrick Kerr (35)
  • Cal Benazic (40)
  • Marcus Andersson (45)
  • Dave Olafsson (50)
  • Glenn Richards (55)
  • John Picken (60)
  • Steve Yesowick (65)
  • Donald McCormick (70)
  • Eric Bojeson (75)
Women’s Doubles:
  • Kelly Mcnabney and Nicoleta Ratiu (35)
  • Anthea Poon and Sherry Buller (40)
  • Michelle Sing and Margit Aardmaa (45)
  • Jacquie Andrews and Janice Holloway (50)
  • Jacquie Andrews and Jeanette Kerluke (55)
  • Brenda Cameron and Cora Wills (60)
  • Janice Holloway and Janice Clark (65)
  • Gillian Akins and Patricia Mclachlan (70)
Men’s Doubles:
  • Keith Bradbury and Gabriel Davis (40)
  • Steven Feng and Dave Olafsson (45)
  • Grant Clark and Bill Wang (50)
  • Stephen Kimoff and Tim Shoveller (55)
  • Joe Guitto and Lliam Jones (60)
  • Allan Lawry and Dave Pentland (65)
  • Melvyn Ackerman and Ralph Webster (70)