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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 »


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 »

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Rogers Cup Tennis: just one Canadian in third round

Rogers Cup play has provided a spotlight on some of the youngest ones to watch in Canadian tennis. In Montreal, at the Women’s tournament, while Genie Bouchard struggled with blistered feet, and ultimately lost to Belgium’s Elise Mertens, she played »

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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 »


Young Canadian Shapovalov scores major tennis upset

At 18 years old, Canadian Denis Shapovalov surprised the tennis world by defeating the world’s number-two player, Rafael Nadal at the Rogers Cup in Montreal last night.  The teenager from Richmond Hill, Ontario won 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 against Nadal in »

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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 »

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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 »