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Bianca heads to the Big Apple, heart on sleeve, racket in hand

It is now time for the next chapter of “How I Enjoyed My Fabulous Summer” by Bianca Andreescu, the force of nature who hit the international tennis scene this spring in a place called Indian Wells, California, disappeared for a» 

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Canadians at Wimbledon: a primer on what to watch for

One of the great pleasures of summer–likely no matter where you might be in the world–is drifting indoors to watch a bit of the premier tennis tournament anywhere. Wimbledon begins on Monday. That means superior athletes dressed in bright white» 


Another hot-shot Canadian kid takes aim at a tennis title shot

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. An 18-year-old Canadian kid is stealing the show at a major tennis tournament in the United States. Following in footsteps laid down by compatriot Bianca Andreescu, who won the prestigeous WTA event in» 

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Canadians Andreescu and Raonic in Indian Wells semis

Canadian tennis players are having a pretty terrific week at the highly-regarded tennis tournament at Indian Wells, California. How good? Two Canadians–Bianca Andreescu, who is 18, and Milos Raonic, who is 28 now, are in the semifinals of their respective» 

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No Canadians left as U.S. Open enters second and final week

So much for the contingent of Canadian tennis players at the 2018 U.S. Open, the final grand slam event of the tennis season. When the tournament began a week ago today, five men and one woman were in the main» 

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Big (BIG!) changes on the horizon for one the world’s oldest sporting competitions, the Davis Cup

Canada has never been much of a contender when it comes to the Davis Cup, the 118-year-old international men’s tennis competition that is played in countries around the world. Not that the country hasn’t had its moments. It’s just they’ve» 

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Tennis season is upon us with lots of questions for Canadian fans

It’s absolutely freezing in most of Canada right now, but for those still capable of dreaming of hot summer days, there’s a bit of solace. Winter in Canada means it’s summer on the other side of the world. Milos Raonic» 

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Shapovalov adds to his magical year, winning the Conacher Award

Denis Shapovalov, the hot-shot kid with the flowing locks and the gorgeous strokes, has been named by Canadian Press as Canada’s male athlete of the year, winner of the Lionel Conacher Award. Shapovalov collected 31 per cent of the votes» 

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Will Denis Shapovalov become the next tennis golden boy? Stay tuned

Will he break through? Can he do it? Is Denis Shapovalov as good as he appears to be? The answers will come soon enough. Likely, in the not-to-distant future. But let’s remember, the blond kid with the flowing hair and» 

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Stars missing in action at this year’s Rogers Cup

Canada’s premier tennis tournament, the Rogers Cup, gets underway this weekend in Toronto and Montreal with lower-echelon members of the ATP and WTA tours playing the qualifying rounds to gain entry to the main draw, where play begins Monday. Canadian»