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Mississauga set to welcome tennis champ Bianca Andreescu

The city of Mississauga is set to throw a huge celebration to mark Bianca Andreescu’s historic victory at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie said Monday. Crombie told CBC News the citizens of Canada’s sixth largest city» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Politics, Society

Criticism for Canadian tennis star

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has come under fire in the Canadian media this week from political sources in the Quebec election campaign. In the past French Quebec media have criticised her for using the anglicised pronunciation of her name» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

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» 

Society

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» 

Society

Tennis allegations could stifle its ascendancy

Tennis is growing in popularity in Canada, but recent allegation of widespread match fixing could slow that down, says sports journalist Ed Klajman. The successes of Canadians Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard have prompted increases in general interest, participation, and» 

International, Society

U.S. Open: Nestor is likely lone Canadian contender

The final grand slam even of the tennis season, the U.S. Open, begins Monday in New York. Given recent form, the only Canadian with anything resembling a title shot is Daniel Nestor. Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday said she was working» 

Society

Quebec’s Eugenie Bouchard makes tennis history… once again

Quebec native tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is on a roll. On Tuesday she reached her second straight Grand Slam semi-final after defeating Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro in 3 sets at the French Open. “I’m very content with a win like»