An all-Canadian battle in the opening round

Monday night in Quebec City will kick off with a bang, as the tournament’s third and fourth seeds, Monica Puig and Monica Niculescu, will be in action. Joining the programming schedule for Monday are a pair of Canadians playing in doubles, as Carson Branstine and Rebecca Marino are teaming up in the doubles draw. They …


Abanda, Marino and Fernandez in the main draw at the National Bank Cup presented by IGA

The official draw took place on Friday for the 26thedition of the National Bank Cup presented by IGA. There are three Canadians in the main draw, as Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC), Rebecca Marino (Vancouver, BC) and Leylah Annie Fernandez (Laval, QC) have received wild cards. Returning to Quebec City for a seventh time is Abanda, …


Before Quebec City, Montreal!

The players who will be going head-to-head at the 2018 National Bank Cup have already begun their preparations on Canadian soil. Last week, eight aces—Aryna Sabalenka, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Lucie Safarova, Monica Niculescu, Monica Puig, Tatjana Maria, Christina McHale and Katie Boulter—competed in Rogers Cup presented by National Bank. From the qualifying rounds to the main draw …