Thomas Venos, Kirsten Sharp and Barry Henderson compete at the 2019 Windsor Classic

BC's Thomas Venos (Anmore), Kirsten Sharp (Vancouver) and Barry Henderson (Mission) started the summer ITF Tournament season off at the ITF Futures Windsor Classic, June 14-16 at Parkside Tennis Club in Windsor, Ontario

The three athlets posted solid results in a competitive field. Kirsten Sharp was a finalist in Women's Doubles alongside American Joanna Nieh and Thomas Venos rebounded from a tough first-round loss to win the Men's Consolation draw, defeating Barry Henderson in the semifinals. 


                                 Men's Singles Main Draw 

Round of 16
Jason Keatseanslip (USA) Def. Thomas Venos (CAN) 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
Chris Herman (USA) Def. Barry Henderson (CAN) 6-4, 7-5 
                               Men's Singles Consolation Draw
Thomas Venos (CAN) Carlos Muro (MEX) 6-1, 6-0
Barry Henderson (CAN) Def. Marko Golic (CAN) 6-3, 6-4
Thomas Venos (CAN) Def. Barry Henderson (CAN) 7-6(3) 6-4
Thomas Venos (CAN) Def. Jean-Paul Melo (POR) 6-2,3-6 10-4

                                             Women's Singles 
Kirsten Sharp (CAN) Def. Gillian Cruz (CAN) 6-2, 6-3
Mackenzie Soldan (USA)(1) Def. Kirsten Sharp (CAN) 6-1, 6-0

                                                         Men's Doubles 

Barry Henderson (CAN) & Marko Golic (CAN) Def. Jean-Paul Melo (POR) & Jonathan Tremblay (CAN) 6-1, 4-6, 10-8
Thomas Venos (CAN) and Jason Keatseanslip (USA) Def. Sean Courchesne (CAN) & Carlos Muro (MEX) 6-1 6-1

Chris Herman (USA) & Connor Stroud (USA) (1) Def. Barry Henderson & Marko Golic (CAN) 6-1, 6-0
Francesc Tur (ESP) & Mauricio Pomme (BRA) Def. Thomas Venos and Jason Keatseanslip (USA) 6-3 6-0

                                               Women's Doubles

Kirsten Sharp (CAN) & Joanna Nieh (USA) Def. Gillian Cruz (CAN) & Anne-Marie Dollnar (CAN) 6-1,6-2
Shelby Baron (USA) & Mackenzie Soldan (USA) Def. Kirsten Sharp (CAN) & Joanna Nieh (USA) 6-0,6-0