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

  • massive-dev  |  June 20, 2019

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