August 11, 2017News, Team Alberta In the Team event semi-final, Alberta faced off against Ontario after a rest day due to rain. Ontario started out strong by winning the first two matches in the men’s and women singles. The next two matches turned into Alberta’s favor with two straight wins to even the dual at two. After a well-deserved break, Alberta needed to win the following two matches to advance to the gold medal match. Ultimately, Ontario stole the last two matches of the day and advanced to the gold medal matches. Alberta will face Quebec for the bronze medal tomorrow morning. In Women’s Singles action, Ashleigh Jacobs of Calgary faced off against Sophia Qi Ho of British Columbia in quarterfinal action. It took only two sets for Jacobs to defeat her opponent, with Jacobs winning her sets 6-3, 6-3. Jacobs will face 12-year-old Manitoba’s, Reece Carter, in semi-finals. Calgary’s Cleeve Harper of took on the second-seed Nicaise Muamba of Quebec in the men’s single round. Muamba took the first set 6-3, and Harper bounced back to take the next set 6-2. In the ultimate set, Muamba played his way to the 6-2 set win to take the 2-1 victory and to advance to the next round. Harper has been eliminated from the men’s singles competition. Competing for Alberta in the women’s double tournament, Karin Hamilton and Emma Rutherford of Calgary took on Nova Scotia in the opening quarterfinals action. The Calgary duo dropped their first set but bounced back by winning the second and third set to advance to the semi-finals where they will be paired up against Ontario. Tyler Sinclair and Shourya Verma, also of Calgary, represent Alberta in the men’s double competition. Facing the team from Saskatchewan, the pair dropped their opening set 6-4 and battled through adversity to win the second set 7-5. In the ultimate set, Alberta took the win thanks to a 6-2 set. Alberta advances to the semi-finals in the men’s double, facing Quebec. Alberta will play in semi-finals in the ladies singles, ladies doubles and men doubles today.