New Champions Crowned at the 2023 Kamloops Legacy Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

The 2023 ITF Futures Kamloops Legacy Wheelchair Tennis Tournament was another great success that Sunday rain couldn't even damper. 

Three new champions were crowned in the Men's, Women's and Junior Divisions. 


Junior Division 

This year included the return of the junior division to our BC ITF tournaments, our three BC juniors Lachlan Sandford, John Chen and Samuel Peters took on players from the rest of Canada and the United States. 

American Charlie Cooper took home the title with a 6-2, 6-0 win over fellow American Maylee Phelps. 

The future of wheelchair tennis is bright and in good hands. 

Women's Division

Junior Division finalist Maylee Phelps took home the title in the Women's Singles, she went undefeated in the 5-woman Round Robin tournament without dropping a single set. 

Women's Standings
1. Maylee Phelps
2. Laura Goodkind
3. Natalie Lanucha
4. Anne-Marie Dollnar
5. Frederique Berube Perron 

Men's Divisions

World #27 Connor Stroud took home the title in Men's Singles, getting past BC's Thomas Venos 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in a competitive final match.  

Stroud also won in Doubles pairing with fellow American Jason Keatseangslip and vanquishing the Canadian National Champions Thomas Venos and Barry Henderson 6-1 6-2. 


Next Up

Coming up next on the Canadian leg of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour is the ITF Futures Vancouver International Wheelchair Tennis Tournament July 13-16 at Kits Beach.