The National Bank Open, presented by Rogers, is part of the ATP Masters 1000 category and WTA 1000 category tennis tournaments. This year, the IGA Stadium will host men’s professional tennis.
Photos Pascale Vallée, – and archives
Quebecer Félix Auger-Aliassime is one of the headliners of the National Bank Open which begins Monday at IGA Stadium in Montreal.
The soul of the National Bank Open, Eugène Lapierre, vice-president, professional tennis Quebec, at Tennis Canada, and tournament director, is accompanied by former professional tennis player, Valérie Tétreault, director of communications at Tennis Canada.
The sun was blinding for the leaders of the DoubleTree by Hilton Dorval hotel chain, Maria Zell Royer, Charlotte Guerre and Jenifer Chevalier, as well as Johann Le Minez, of the corporate partnerships team at Tennis Canada.
The dynamic Armando Arruda, director of the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth catering service, is surrounded by members of his team, Adeline Wimmers, Thierry Dufresne and Jérémy Lavallée, from the Carabins football team.
Geneviève Lalande, Director, Corporate Partner Services at Tennis Canada, and Claude Savard, Vice-President, Corporate Partnerships at Tennis Canada, visited the various booths with their corporate partners.
Martin Laurendeau, national coach for Tennis Canada, overseeing the transition program for male athletes, told me that Quebecer Jaden Weekes is one of the best prospects for the next generation.