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Defending champion Bianca Andreescu pulls out of U.S. Open

Defending champion Bianca Andreescu says she will not return to New York this year to defend her title at the U.S. Open because the COVID-19 pandemic has compromised her ability to prepare for the tournament. The 20-year-old Canadian made the »

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Canadian tennis athletes express support and concern over the U.S. Open

Biance Andreescu, the Canadian tennis star, plans to make the most of the opportunity to get back on the tennis court in response to the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) decision to hold the U.S. Open in spite of concerns »

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Andreescu withdraws from Australian Open

There will be no back-to-back grand slam titles for Bianca Andreescu, at least this time around. Andreescu, who caught the fancy of both Canada and the tennis world last summer when she won the Rogers Cup in Toronto and the »

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And now for something completely different–sports in 2019

Looking back on 2019–a year lacking Olympics, another year missing a Canadian-based Stanley Cup champion, a year with a less than stellar performance by the Canadians at the Women’s World Cup of Soccer. What are we left with? How about »

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Toronto Raptors are CP’s 2019 team of the year

The Toronto Raptors have been voted Canadian Press’s team of the year. The Raptors won 61 of the 67 of the votes cast by writers, broadcasters and editors across the country. Last week, tennis player Bianca Andreescu and Mikaë​l Kingsbury »

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Andreescu wins Canadian female athlete of the year honours

To absolutely no one’s surprise, Bianca Andreescu was named the winner today of the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canadian Press’s female athlete of the year. Earlier this month, she was named the winner of the Lou Marsh Trophy, as Canada’s »

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Andreescu is unanimous Lou Marsh Trophy winner

She began the year in the Women’s Tennis Association boonies–ranked No. 151 in the world. She’s finishing it as the Canadian athlete of the year. On Monday, 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu, won the most prestigious individual trophy awarded in Canada: the »

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Canada’s Davis Cup run comes to an end at the Madrid final

Canada’s intoxicating run at the revamped Davis Cup competition came to an end Sunday in Madrid. Spain won both singles matches in the tournament’s final tie, making the doubles unnecessary, and giving the Spaniards the championship, their sixth title. The »

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Mixed endings to their seasons for Canada’s top two tennis players

It’s November, the clocks got turned back this weekend–time to accept that summer won’t be returning to these parts any time soon. A perfect time, in other words, to take one last stab at a summer state of mind by »

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Shapovalov and Pospisil score big weekend tennis victories

In the Great Professional Tennis Scheme of Things, an ATP 250 in Stockholm and an ATP Challenger in Las Vegas are not the kind of tournaments that garner a lot of headlines. But don’t kid yourself. Unless you’re a top-ten »