NORTH Vancouver's Philip Bester withdrew from the Odlum Brown Vancouver Open on the eve of the tournament, citing a wrist injury.
Bester pulled out on Friday, one day before the qualifying rounds began at West Vancouver's Hollyburn Country Club. The injury reportedly occurred during Canada's win over Ecuador in Davis Cup play last month.
Play continues at the $200,000 Vancouver Open this week with centre court feature matches every weekday night starting at 6: 30 p.m. and semifinals and finals scheduled for Saturday and Sunday starting at noon. For more information visit www.vanopen.com.