The New Westminster Tennis Club has a history that spans three centuries. Originally established in 1890 at the corner of Carnarvon and Blackwood Street, the club consisted of a small number of members playing tennis on grass courts.
Today, the club consists of a wonderful club house, four hard courts that are lit at night, a great membership base and of course a rich and long history.
Second-round action gets underway on Saturday at the BNP Paribas Open, with Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka in action. Meanwhile, Lleyton Hewitt goes for a milestone win.
It was standing room only on Stadium 2 Friday afternoon when Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka reunited as a doubles team for the first time in 18 months to defeat sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi 6-2, 6-7(4), 10-6 at the BNP Paribas Open.
Tim Smyczek trails Jack Sock by three spots in the Emirates ATP Rankings, and won three less points than his 21-year-old countryman on Thursday, but emerged victorious in the opening men’s match on Stadium 1 at the BNP Paribas Open.