Highlights / Stephanie Myles

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Bianca Andreescu: what happens now?

So what now for Bianca Andreescu, the force of nature who over the weekend defeated Serena Williams, the woman most believe to be the greatest female player tennis player of all time, to win the U.S. Open in New York?» 

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Vasek Pospisil delivers a lesson in character at the U.S. Open

Saw an old friend of mine on television yesterday. Name’s Vasek Pospisil, 29 years old, currently the No.187-ranked tennis player in the world. Never met the man. Do I know him? Sure do, and a whole lot better now. Yesterday» 

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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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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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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» 

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Teen has the Tennis World talking and Canadians dreaming

Bianca Andreescu is all the rage in women’s tennis right now. Rightly so. On Sunday, Andreescu won the prestigious Indian Wells tournament in California, a tournament she entered as a wildcard, defeating three-time Grand Slam winner and former world No.» 

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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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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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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»