Team BC Tennis Wraps Up

Team BC Tennis Wraps Up

Author: BC Games Society/Thursday, August 8, 2013/Categories: 2013 Canada Summer Games, Tennis

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Team BC Tennis wrapped up their Canada Games contesting for the Gold medal in all five events. In team play in the morning, singles Rosie Johanson, Kyryll Kryvchun, and Alexis Prokopuik were defeated while Alex Day won in a default after one set. This left it to the doubles teams to force a tie. Stacy Fung and Daniella Silva prevailed to make it 2-3 but Felix Fan and Patrick Hall lost a very close match in three sets, leaving BC as the team silver medal winners with 2 matches to Ontario's 4. The afternoon individual events started with Alex Day taking on Harrison Scott of Alberta for gold. After two sets Alex came away witb the silver medal. In womens singles Alexis Prokopuik faced Erin Routliffe of Ontario and in a hard fought match also came away with silver. In individual doubles BC teams faced a rematch with the Ontario doubles. This.time the results were reversed with Stacey and Daniella taking a heartbreaking loss in three sets for the silver, while Felix and Patrick overcame Ontario also in three sets to give BC its only tennis gold. At the end of the tournament Team BC tennis were the proud holders of five medals from five events and were the only province on the podium in every event. This was a great team performance that exceeded expectations and that will bring Team BC top flag points in tennis.

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