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Canada Games Results

Aug 13, 2017
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Manitoba placed eighth in the tennis team competition at the Canada Summer Games at Winnipeg Lawn Tennis Club. Team Manitoba beat Northwest Territories 6-0 in the round of 16 before falling 5-1 to BC in the quarterfinals. In Flight 5-8 play, Manitoba defeated PEI 4-2 in the quarterfinals and then lost 4-2 to Nova Scotia in the semifinals. Saskatchewan beat Manitoba 4-2 in the 7/8 tie. Ontario won gold in the team event, with BC claiming silver and Quebec earning bronze.

Manitoba’s Reece Carter tied for fifth in female singles after losing in the quarterfinals 6-2, 6-3 to eventual bronze medalist Vanessa Wong of Ontario. The Manitoba team of Maya Arksey/Monika Popovic tied for fifth in female doubles after losing in the quarterfinals to eventual champions Ariana Arseneault/Jada Bui of Ontario.