Above photo: Winnipeg’s Kevin Kylar. Photo by David Mahussier of 1812 Photography.
Four Manitoba players competed in qualifying this past weekend at the $100,000 Winnipeg National Bank Challenger at Winnipeg Lawn Tennis Club: Maya Arksey, Monika Popovic, Kevin Kylar and Shane Nicholls. Arksey dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision to American Eva Siska, while Popovic was beat 6-2, 6-2 by American Kennedy Shaffer. Nicholls fell to Dalwinder Singh of India 6-2, 6-2 and Kylar lost to fellow Canadian Jack Mingjie Lin 6-4, 6-2.