PHOTOS: Nelson’s Max Wong wins men’s singles title at West Kootenay Open

Photos: Tyler Harper
Photos: Tyler Harper
Photos: Tyler Harper
Photos: Tyler Harper
Photos: Tyler Harper
Photos: Tyler Harper

Nelson’s Max Wong triumphed in the men’s singles final at the West Kootenay Open on Sunday.

Wong defeated defending champion Grant Stanley of Kelowna 6-3, 6-4, while Kelowna’s Krista Martens downed Wyndell’s Mary Wigen 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 to take the women’s singles title at the annual Nelson Tennis Club tournament.

Five of the 10 divisions up for grabs went to Nelson natives, who included Brian McCarthy (men’s B singles), Keith Bridger and Angus Glass (men’s A doubles), Monique Van Gendt and Anita Baars (women’s B doubles) and Ryan Martin and Dalvanir McLean (mixed B doubles).

Other winners included: Fernie’s Kathy Sutherland (women’s B singles), Kelowna’s Ron Beirman and Joel De Phyffer (men’s A doubles), Kelowna’s Eva Miller and Michele Seger (women’s A doubles), and Vernon’s Jeremy and Wendy Bell (mixed A doubles).

The event ran Friday to Sunday at the club’s courts behind L.V. Rogers.

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