Mélodie Collard and Maxime St-Hilaire, both of Quebec, were crowned singles champions of the U14 Rogers indoor junior nationals in Vancouver on Saturday.
After going through the championship flight without dropping a set, top-seeded St-Hilaire had his hands full with fellow Quebec Jaden Weekes in the boys’ final. The match went the distance before St-Hilaire pulled out a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory. Berk Tunali completed the Quebec podium sweep by defeating Erik Eliot Kovaks 6-2, 6-3 to finish third. Meanwhile, Alex Lu and Marko Stakusic took home the doubles title.
For her part, Collard did not drop a set en route to claiming the girls’ singles title, beating top seed Rachel Krzyzak of Ontario 6-3, 7-6(8) in the championship match. The singles finalists also teamed up to capture the doubles trophy with Collard and Krzyzak defeating Juliette Begin and Annabelle Xu 6-0, 6-1 in the final. Leena Bennetto of B.C. topped Cadence Brace of Ontario 6-2, 6-4 to finish third.
Click here for the final results from the U14 nationals.
Feature photo: Bo Kwan