August 16, 2015 (Toronto, ON).
18 year old Belinda Bencic outlasted number two seed Simona Halep to win the Rogers Cup Toronto title.
A close match saw Bencic win the first set 7-6 and Halep win the second set 7-6.
Bencic was leading the third set 3-0 when Halep retired from the match after injury and signs of fatigue under the heat.
Bencic defeated four top-five players, including number one seed Serena Williams en route to win her first Rogers Cup title.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova defeated Caroline Garcia and Katerina Srebotnik 6-1 and 6-2 to win their fourth WTA doubles title in 2015.
Mattek-Sands and Safarova did not lose a single set en route to their title.
The Rogers Cup Toronto presented by National Bank, kicked off on August 8 featuring the top women's tennis players.
The ranking and seeds of the top 16 players were announced as follows:
SEEDING PLAYER RANKING
1 Serena Williams (USA) 1
2 Maria Sharapova (RUS) 2
3 Simona Halep (ROU) 3
4 Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4
5 Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5
6 Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 6
7 Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 7
8 Lucie Safarova (CZE) 8
9 Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 9
10 Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 10
11 Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 11
12 Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 12
13 Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 13
14 Angelique Kerber (GER) 14
15 Venus Williams (USA) 15
16 Sara Errani (ITA) 16
Rogers Cup takes place August 8 - 16 at the Aiviva Centre. Tickets can be purchased here: https://tickets.rogerscup.com/Toronto
So much activity and non stop action in Toronto this last week with the 2015 Pan American Games, Panamania, Gold Cup and other sporting events and concerts! The buzz in the city continues to grow and it is great to see the crowds come out to support the great athletes and artists.
Here is a personal selection of the best Captive Camera photographs from the week.
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