First Edition of the 16 and Under Junior National at Nun’s Island Tennis Club

Great pride for our Tennis Club !
– Mathieu Sarrazin

For the first time this year, Tennis Club of Ile-des-Soeurs and Tennis Quebec will join their effort in providing to all tennis players participating to the Canadian Championship 16 years and under one of the best experience within the Canadian tournament circuit. The organizing committee has been working very hard for the last few months to ensure the players receive a welcome worthy of their talent.

In previous years, we have seen many players attempting to reach the final of the Championship that were held at Uniprix Stadium/Jarry Park from 2006 to 2008, and also at Carrefour Multisports in Laval , 2009 and 2010. As director o fthe tournament, I am always very proud to see our best hopeful athletes coming from across the country, and I sincerely hope that their own personal objectives will be achieved. Taking the challenge to organize this major event, I have given my best effort to assure that all players will have a great experience during the event. We are very pleased to welcome all the athletes on our tennis courts at Ile-des Soeurs, and hope that they will enjoy by our facilities as well as the organization of the event. Members of the organizing committee are proud to be able to give these young players the chance to compete as well as participate actively in the development of the Quebec players.

To learn more about the 16 and Under Junior National event, please click here.

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