World Junior Tennis Action Coming to Victoria, BC

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Eric Knoester

August 13, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) — Panorama Recreation in partnership with Tennis Canada, Tennis BC and South Island Tennis Association is pleased to announce the first National Bank ITF U18 Junior Tournament which will take place the week of October 12-18, 2013 in Victoria.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to host this international event,” said Eric Knoester, Tennis Organizer, Panorama Recreation. The tournament will feature an international junior field, which will include many of Canada and British Columbia’s top under 18 junior tennis players.

“We are very pleased to have National Bank as our Title Sponsor”, added Knoester. The event will also provide local juniors a chance to compete at the international level at home in Victoria. The tournament promises to give the island’s tennis enthusiasts a chance to see the future of Canadian tennis live.

National Bank, the Title Sponsor, is a tremendous supporter of Tennis Canada as shown by their support of the Rogers Cup that took place in Toronto and Montreal last week. The National Bank Vancouver Island ITF U18 Tournament will feature both singles and doubles action and will have a 32 main draw and 32 qualifying for both boys and girls singles. It will occur over 9 days with the finals to take place on Saturday, October 19th, 2013.