Équipe Canada en ronde de championnat au Championnat panaméricain de 2024

The preliminary singles and doubles pool play round is complete for Team Canada at the 2024 Panamerican Championships. The team had some impressive matches in the preliminary round, and they hope to carry that momentum throughout the remainder of the tournament.

In singles, the top two finishers from each pool will advance to the championship round. All four athletes competing in singles have secured a spot in the championship round. Sam Murray emerged first in his pool, while Kurtis Cullen, Danielle Ramsay and Juliette Parent finished second in their respective pools. Both Ramsay and Parent won key matches against higher seeded athletes to advance, with Ramsay defeating Lexi York of USA and Parent winning against Maria Cespedes of the Dominican Republic.

In doubles, all teams advance. Coby Iwaasa and Samuel Murray look very strong, finishing on top of their men’s doubles pool.

The championship round gets underway Tuesday, March 26. The Team Event begins on March 28.

The following is a summary of the results for Team Canada in the preliminary round:

Men’s Singles

Samuel Murray – Advances with 1st place finish after the preliminary round

Round 1: Murray (CAN) defeated Ramon De Leon (DOM), 11-6, 11-5, 11-5;

Round 2: Murray (CAN) defeated Eneir Chacon (CUB), 11-5, 11-6, 11-7;

Round 3: Murray (CAN) defeated Sebastian Hernández (MEX), 11-8, 11-9, 13-11,

Kurtis Cullen – Advances with 2nd place finish after the preliminary round

Round 1: Cullen (CAN) defeated Jose Caceres (GUA)10-12, 11-7,7-11, 11-6,12-10;

Round 2: bye

Round 3: Rodrigo Montoya (MEX) defeated Cullen (CAN), 11-6, 13-11, 11-5.

Women’s Singles

Juliette Parent – Advances with 2nd place finish after the preliminary round

Round 1: Parent (CAN) defeated Jazmin Elizabeth Aguilar Salvatierra (GUA), 9-111, 9-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-9;

Round 2: Michelle Key (USA) defeated Parent (CAN), 11-6, 11-3, 11-5;

Round 3: Parent (CAN) defeated Maria Cespedes (DOM), 11-5, 11-9, 12-10.

Danielle Ramsay – Advanced with a 2nd place finish after the preliminary round

Round 1: Ramsay (CAN) defeated Andrea Gabriela Reyes Perez (GUA), 11-7, 11-8, 11-13, 11-8;

Round 2: Ramsay (CAN) defeated Lexi York (USA), 8-11, 11-2, 3-11, 11-9, 11-7;

Round 3: Merynanyelly Delgado (DOM) defeated Ramsay (CAN), 11-6, 11-5, 11-7.

Men’s Doubles – Finished pool in first place after the preliminary round

Coby Iwaasa & Samuel Murray

Round 1: bye

Round 2: Iwaasa/Murray (CAN) defeated Carlos Eduardo Medrano/Sergio Ortega (HON), 11-6, 11-2, 11-4;

Round 3: Juan Salvatierra/Edwin Galicia (CRI)

Women’s Doubles – Finished pool in 4th place after the preliminary round

Marjolaine & Danielle Ramsay

Round 1: Paula Javiera Mansilla Cid/Carla Munoz (CHI) defeated Parent/Ramsay (CAN), 12-10, 11-6, 12-10;

Round 2: Maria Jose Vargas/Natalia Mendez (ARG) defeated Parent/Ramsay (CAN), 11-3, 11-3, 11-2;

Round 3: Cespedas/Delgado (DOM) defeated Parent/Ramsay (CAN), 11-5, 11-5, 11-5.

Mixed Doubles – Finished pool in 2nd place after the preliminary round

Coby Iwaasa & Juliette Parent

Round 1: Iwaasa/Parent defeated Juan Salvatierra/Andrea Martinez Gonzalez, 11-3, 11-3, 9-11, 11-7;

Round 2: Gerson Miranda Martinez/Natalia Mendez defeated Iwaasa/Parent, 9-11, 11-5, 11-5, 6-11, 11-7;

Round 3: Bye