Denis Shapovalov, in 2015
Repentigny, August 7th, 2019 – It has become an annual gathering tennis fans look forward to. Tennis lovers will have the opportunity to follow through on the Rogers Cup momentum by moving from Montreal to Repentigny for the National Bank Canadian Junior Open Championships. This world-renowned tournament taking place from August 25th to 31st at Larochelle Park in Repentigny, is known as the “little Rogers” by many players, trainers and spectators!
Being the only category 1 international tournament in Canada and currently classified as the fourth best tournament on the junior circuit by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the Internationals have hosted some of the biggest names of the professional tennis circuit. For instance, 41% of the men and 39% of the women playing in the main draw of the 2019 Rogers Cup have played in Repentigny before. On the men’s side, three great Canadian stars have played at Larochelle Park in the past: Félix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic. As for the women, two of the strongest Canadian hopefuls are in the main draw in Toronto: Bianca Andreescu and Leylah Annie Fernandez.
Pros who have played at the Internationals, now at the Rogers Cup
The National Bank Canadian Junior Open Championships is celebrating its 34th edition in Repentigny. Being one of the most important world class tournaments in its category, the best players aged 14 to 18 from all over the world compete in an event in which skill level and talent are worthy of the Rogers Cup. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to find out about the latest news.
Félix Auger-Aliassime, finalist in 2015
Bianca Andresscu, winner of 2015
Alexander Zverev, in 2013
Leylah Annie Fernandez in 2018
Stéfanos Tsitsipas, double's finalist in 2015
Simona Halep in 2007