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Seniors hit Miami Beach for World Team Championships

Oct 27, 2017
written by: Tennis Canada
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Six Canadian teams are arriving in Miami, Florida, ahead of the 2017 ITF Senior World Team Championships. The event kicks off on Sunday and runs until November 3.

Three men’s and three women’s teams will representing Canada and be taking part in the annual competition, featuring the world’s top tennis players from ages 50-60.

Event Team list (captains names are in bold)
Maria Esther Bueno Cup
(Women’s over 50)
Alison Taylor, Annabel Anderson, Kirsten Bjorn, Ana Maria San Martin
Maureen Connolly Cup
(Women’s over 55)
Michelle Karis, Erin Boynton, Brenda Cameron, Janice Hebert
Alice Marble Cup
(Women’s over 60)
Janice Holloway, Christa Cameron, Janice Clark, Michelle Hall
Fred Perry Cup
(Men’s over 50)
Dariusz Kozak, Craig Hiddleston, Martin Lemay, Christian Laurin
Austria Cup
(Men’s over 55)
Stephen Kimoff, Paul Bedard, Fraser MacDonald, Graham Watt
Von Cramm Cup
(Men’s over 60)
Keith Porter, Barry Goman, John Harvey, Greig Redding

All categories are expected to have a strong field of comeptitors, with over 32 nations in attendance across the various divisions.

The ITF Senior World Team Championships runs from October 29 – November 3 in Miami, Florida. For full draws and results, please visit the official tournament website.