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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 »

International

Shaking off rust, Andreescu shows heart, class and big-time talent in Rogers Cup victory

For the first time in 50 years, a Canadian woman has won Canada’s most important tennis tournament. Her name is Bianca Andreescu, she is 19-years-old, and down the road she may win herself a title shot at international stardom. Right »

International, Society

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 »

Economy, International, Society

A bus tragedy in Saskatchewan profoundly clouds the year in Canadian sports

Sadly, a look back at sports in Canada in 2018 begins at a wind-swept, icy intersection in the eastern part of the prairie province of Saskatchewan. On April 6, a northbound passenger bus carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos junior »

International, Society

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 »

International, Society

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 »

International, Society

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 »

International, Society

Will Roger Federer grace Canadians with his presence this summer? Stay tuned

The travelling circus that is the summer professional tennis tour is gearing up with one-week whistle stops in Atlanta, Washington, Montreal, Toronto and Cincinnati, all leading up to the U.S. Open in New York at the end of August. The »

Society

Canadian tennis: Questions abound as the players head to Australia

The travelling circus that is the professional tennis tour is getting set to crank things up again on the other side of the world in the leadup to the Australian Open. Daniel Nestor, left, and Vasek Pospisil made it to »

International, Society

After Wimbledon, Milos Raonic seeking another title shot in New York

The fourth and final Grand Slam of the international men and women’s professional tennis circuits, the U.S. Open, is underway in New York. There’s talk that Daniel Nestor (left) and Vasek Pospisil have a legitimate shot at the men’s doubles »