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ITF tennis tourney wraps up at Panorama Rec. this weekend

Canadian Wendy Zhang serves during a main draw match this week at Panorama Recreation Centre. The Freedom 55 Financial ITF Women
Canadian Wendy Zhang serves during a main draw match this week at Panorama Recreation Centre. The Freedom 55 Financial ITF Women's tennis tournament wraps up Sunday morning.
— image credit: Steven Heywood

Six of the top eight women’s singles tennis players at the Freedom 55 Financial ITF Women’s Tennis Tournament at Panorama Recreation advanced through their first round matches.

Top-ranked Tori Kinard won her match, as did Canadians Sonjy Molner (ranked 2), Wendy Zhang (5) and Khristina Blajkevitch (6). American Danielle Mills (7) also advanced, defeating Canadian Juliet Zhang 6-2, 7-5.

Molner teamed up with Charlotte Petrick to advance through the first round in doubles play.

Semi-final and finals tennis action takes place Saturday and Sunday at Panorama Recreation. Admission is free. There is on-court seating for the matches.

The tournament has a purse of $10,000 up for grabs and features professional players from across North America, Europe and the Pacific.

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