Tennis ; Canadians in action this week, April 18 2016

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A look at the key events for the week of April 18th

April 18-24
Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell – Barcelona, Spain
ATP Tour 500
Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON)

April 18-24
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix – Stuttgart, Germany
WTA Tour Premier
Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON)

April 18-24
St. Joseph’s/Candler Savannah Challenger – Savannah, Ga, USA 
ATP Challenger Tour event – $50 000
Peter Polansky (Thornhill, ON)

April 18-24
Turin Challenger – Turin, Italy
ATP Challenger Tour event – €42 500
Steven Diez (Toronto, ON)

April 18-24
TAC Cup China International Nanjing Challenger – Nanjing, China
ATP Challenger Tour event – $50 000
Filip Peliwo (Vancouver, BC)

April 18-24
Gallért Open – Szeged, Hungary
ITF Futures event – $10 000
Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, ON)

April 18-24
Eagle Landing Tennis Classic – Orange Park, Fla, USA
ITF Futures event – $10 000
Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, ON)
Antoine Leduc (Montréal, QC)
Stewart Block (Vancouver, BC)

April 18-24
Hammamet Open– Hammamet, Tunisia
ITF Pro Circuit event – $10 000
Anne-Sophie Courteau (Montréal, QC)
Nicole Baloescu

April 18-24
21e Tournoi ITF Junior de Beaulieu-sur-Mer– Beaulieu-sur-mer, France
ITF Junior tournament Grade 1
Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC)
Jack Mingjie Lin (Markham, ON)
Alexis Galarneau (Montréal, QC)

Here are the top two Canadians in each category as of April 18th, 2016:

WTA Rankings                                                                                              
Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC): 46
Francoise Abanda (Montreal, QC): 263

Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON): 48
Sharon Fichman (Toronto, ON): 119

ATP Rankings
Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON): 11
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC) : 44

Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON) : 14
Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC) : 22

ITF Junior Rankings – Girls
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Mississauga, ON): 5
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (Blainville, QC) : 11

ITF Junior Rankings – Boys
Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC): 11
Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC): 28

Wheelchair Women’s Division
Yuka Chokyu (Vancouver, BC): 54
Mika Ishikawa (Vancouver, BC): 80

Wheelchair Men’s Division
Philippe Bédard (Montreal, QC): 34
Joel Dembe (Toronto, ON): 56

Wheelchair Quad Division
Gary Luker (Stoney Creek, ON): 19
Mika Ishikawa (Vancouver, BC): 25

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