PRESS RELEASE FROM THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL U18 ITF JUNIOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY ALLARDYCE BOWER CONSULTING
Panorama Recreation Centre – Saturday’s tennis action saw Leena Bennetto and Luka Vukovic win the girls and boys singles titles respectively at this week’s world ranking Victoria International U18 Junior ITF Tennis Championships presented by Allardyce Bower Consulting at Panorama Recreation Centre in North Saanich.
Bennetto capture the girls singles title with 7-5, 6-4 victory over Danielle Tuhten.
On Friday, Bennetto won the girls doubles title with partner Jenna Defalco with a third set tiebreaker win over Chloe Yoo and Alexandra Nielsen.
On the boys side, Luka Vukovic won the boys title as his opponent and doubles partner Jovan Sihota had to retire due to injury in the boys singles finals.
Vukovic and Sihota won the Boys doubles title the day before in a third set tiebreaker over Dominik Jakoljevic and Cash Hanzlik of the USA.
This marks Vukovic’s second ITF titles in singles and doubles in as many as weeks. He was crowned Champion at last week’s Davis Trading Indoor Championships at the North Vanouver Tennis Centre. Bennetto was also successful in back to back weeks, as she reached the singles final last week and won the doubles title.
Congratulations to all the great performances by BC players in the last couple of weeks on the ITF Tour!