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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» 

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Canada’s Davis Cup run comes to an end at the Madrid final

Canada’s intoxicating run at the revamped Davis Cup competition came to an end Sunday in Madrid. Spain won both singles matches in the tournament’s final tie, making the doubles unnecessary, and giving the Spaniards the championship, their sixth title. The» 

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Canada makes the Davis Cup semifinals in Madrid

For just the third time since the competition began in 1900, Canada has made it to the semifinals of the Davis Cup. The first time was 1913. The second time was 100 years later. Now, they are there again–at the» 

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Canada climbs to quarter-finals at new Davis Cup

Entering play at the revamped Davis Cup tournament in Madrid on Tuesday, Canada was lugging a 3-70 lifetime match record against the United States–a mark that had brought the Canadians zero victories against the Americans in 16 ties. Strike that» 

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Shapovalov and Pospisil score big weekend tennis victories

In the Great Professional Tennis Scheme of Things, an ATP 250 in Stockholm and an ATP Challenger in Las Vegas are not the kind of tournaments that garner a lot of headlines. But don’t kid yourself. Unless you’re a top-ten» 

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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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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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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»