THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE ONTARIO TENNIS ASSOCIATION

PRESIDENTS' DAY AT ROGERS CUP

 
 

 

It started as an interesting way to get OTA member Club Presidents together for an education and feedback session and has turned into an extremely popular annual tennis executive appreciation event. On the first morning of main draw play at the Rogers Cup, club presidents are invited to a breakfast and educational session in the morning and then have day session tickets to watch the first round matches.    
 
Monday August 10th 2015 saw yet another very successful OTA Presidents' Day held at the recently renamed Aviva Centre.  This year there was a record turnout of 230 participants representing more than 100 member clubs.   There was a presentation by Mark Healy, Chief Marketing Officer of Tennis Canada, and a question and answer session with WTA featured player Sharon Fichman. Sharon grew up in Toronto, she started competing in OTA tournaments at the age of 7 and has represented Canada in Federation Cup many times.  She is returning to competitive play at the Rogers Cup playing doubles with Carol Zhao, after 9 months of rehabilitation and training after surgery. She is currently based in Vancouver where she is coached by Larry Jurovich.
 
Six video clips of her question and answer session are available on the Ontario Tennis Association Facebook page which you can connect to via the www.tennisontario.com  website.
 
Sharon offered selected participants with photo a photo opportunity. She is pictured here with members of the executive of the Intercounty Tennis Association (ICTA). They are, left to right, John Mowat (ICTA Mixed League Director), Margot Willoughby (Lawrence Park TC), Adrian Cordea (ICTA CIO), Sharon Fichman (WTA player), Sonja Zibin (Liaison Officer), Adwynna MacKenzie (Ladies League Director), Rick Bertozzi (ICTA President).
 
After the presentation attendees got to see Gabriela Dabrowski of Ottawa play Flavia Penetta on centre court.  Gaby, who recently won gold and silver medals at the Pan Am games in mixed and women’s doubles and who received a wild card into the main draw of the Rogers Cup, put up a fine display of tennis before falling to the more experienced and highly ranked Italian, 6-4,6-1.

 

 
 
 
 

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