Rogers Junior National Championships: The Seeded Players Are Still In !

In this picture: Brayden Schnur

Brayden Schnur and Evangeline Repic have both won their first round yesterday at the National individual event.

The first seed Brayden Schnur didn’t hold back and defeated his opponent a fellow Ontarian 1 and 0. On the ladies side the matches were similar Evengeline Repic had two matchings sets of 1 and 1 against Alexandra Mashkov. The seeds prevailed with a few upsets. Gloria Liang, Joulia Likhanskia, Jena Cheng, Alejandro Tabilo, Robert Shulman, MarJn Beran and Erin Routcliffe all seeds made it through their first rounds.

Many quebecers were amongst the first round winners. The seeded players such as Mackenzie Stearns, Antoine Mailloux and Aissa Muamba won their first rounds without a doubt. Mackenzie won against his opponent Mido Assran 0 and 0. Benjamin Dubuc surprised Ontarian Daniel Hoang with a 3rd set win 6-4,0-6,6-2, however he lost his second match to Filip Obucina 0-6, 0-6. Iancu Ghinda won his first match and went on to play the 6th seed David Volfson which he defeated. CharloZe Robillard?MilleZe, Patricia Muamba, Graham Ball, Alexis Gervais, Chanel Bell and the 3rd seed Aissa Muamba well represented Quebec by winning their first rounds. Congrats to all today for great performances!

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