Above photo: Caroline Dolehide, 2017 Winnipeg National Bank Challenger women’s singles champion. Photo courtesy of Karl Mendoza at www.kamera8studios.ca.

The Winnipeg National Bank Challenger will be held July 7-15 at Winnipeg Lawn Tennis Club. Two of the finalists from 2017 competed in main draw singles at the French Open: American Caroline Dolehide and Canadian Peter Polansky.

Dolehide, last year’s women’s singles champion in Winnipeg, is ranked No. 125 in the world. She beat Viktorija Golubick of Switzerland 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the French Open before losing 6-4, 6-1 to No. 13 seed Madison Keys of the United Staes. Polansky, ranked No. 124 in the world and runner-up to Blaz Kavcic at the 2017 Winnipeg National Bank Challenger, lost in the first round at Roland Garros to Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Ticket prices for the 2018 Winnipeg National Bank Challenger:
Free admission for July 7 and 8 qualifying rounds
Daily Pass July 9-13: $10
Daily Pass July 14-15: $15
Early Bird Pass: $40 until June 15 (contact Mark at mark@polartennis.com)

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