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After a terrific run in Miami, Andreescu comes up short against Barty in final

After missing the better part of the last year and a half–playing just briefly in Australia this winter–after suffering a severe injury at the WTA finals in in Shenzhen, China in October, 2019, when she badly injured her left knee, »

International

Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez wins her first pro tennis title

It only took 89 minutes and the better part of her first 18 years, but Leylah Annie Fernandez, of Laval Quebec, won her first professional tennis tournament on Sunday. It happened in Monterrey: A straight set 6-1, 6-4 victory over »

International

Bianca Andreescu’s comeback is put on pause in Australia

Bianca Andreescu’s comeback is on hold.   Again. The aspiring tennis star’s agent on Sunday announced Andreescu’s withdrawal from tournaments in Doha and Dubai and confirmed her withdrawal from an upcoming tournament in Adelaide, Australia–all because of a leg injury. It »

International, Society

Canadian soccer icon Christine Sinclair wins Rosenfeld Award for second time

For Canadians in general and Canadian sports fans in particular, it must seem like an eternity since the country’s very own soccer icon, Christine Sinclair, scored her historic goal–the one that made her the all-time leader on international soccer’s scoring »

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Duvernay-Tardif and Davies are this year’s Lou Marsh Trophy winners

When Bianca Andreescu made her run to two prestigious tennis titles–a run carried in real time on television screens across the country late in the summer of 2019–she pretty much made picking last year’s Canada’s athlete of the year the »

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Tennis star Andreescu ready to return to play in January in Australia

Branca Andreescu, the emerging tennis star whose effusive personality and hard-nosed play lit up Canada’s collective consciousness late in the summer of 2019, when she won both the Rogers Cup in Toronto and the U.S. Open in New York, appears »

Society, Sports

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 »

Sports

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 »

International

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 »