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BC 2010 Top 10 Players
Here are BC's top 10 tennis players as of December 10, 2010:




  Philip Bester 1   Rebecca Marino
  Vasek Pospisil 2   Sinziana Chis
  Henry Choi 3   Monica Neveklovska
  Daniel Chu 4   Khristina Blajkevitch
  Graeme Kassautzki 5   Katerina Boiko
  George Jecminek 6   Daryl Thompson
  Patrick Flint 7   Kelsey Anonsen
  Filip Peliwo 8   Alejandra Enderica
  Nick Coutts 9   Vivian Tsui
  Jeremy Salvo 10   Alexis Prokopuik
Men's Rankings
The top rank this year belongs to North Vancouver's Philip Bester, the 2010 Stanley Park Open champion.  Philip, at No. 4 in Canada close behind Frank Dancevic, won singles and doubles at a pro event in Alabama and made it to two finals last summer in Spain and France.

Vernon's Vasek Pospisil, at No. 2 spot in BC and No. 5 in Canada, made news when teamed up with Milos Raonic, the top Canadian, to shock the world's top two players, Spain's Rafael Nadal and Serbian Novak Djokovic, in the Toronto Masters, 5-7, 6-3, 10-8.

Henry Choi, the number one player in both 2007 and 2008, stands in third place and Daniel Chu, the 2009 top player, dropped to No. 4 this year.

A new addition to the Top 10 players in BC this year is 16-year-old Filip Peliwo.  North Vancouver's Filip, the top ranked junior in Canada, is one of the few selected players from across the country to join Tennis Canada’s National Training Program in Montreal.

Women's Rankings
Rebecca Marino finished the year as the top player in Canada, ahead of Aleksandra Wozniak.  Vancouver's Rebecca is climbing the world rankings, hitting a career-high mark of No. 105 in December. She reached the second round of the U.S. Open where she gave Venus Williams a tough match in Arthur Ashe Stadium before losing 7-6, 6-3.

West Vancouver's Sinziana Chis, No. 2,  has finished her Cornell University career in New York and Alejandra Enderica, No. 8, is the winner of the 2010 Outdoor Provincial championship.

Thirteen-year-old Alexis Prokopuik is the youngest of them all.  She is the  Under 14 top Junior player in BC.


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