Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Canadian Brayden Schnur advances to New York Open final

Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Canada's Brayden Schnur is off to the New York Open final after defeating American Sam Querrey in the semifinal on Saturday night in Uniondale, N.Y.

Shapovalov out of AMRO tournament after straight-set loss to Wawrinka

Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Canada's Denis Shapovalov was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday, losing 6-4, 7-6 (4) to Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.

Canada avoids world’s top players in opening round of Davis Cup

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Canada has avoided a confrontation with any of the current top eight singles players in the world in the opening round of the inaugural Davis Cup finals.

Canada’s Shapovalov books quarter-final spot in Rotterdam

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Canada's Denis Shapovalov is off to the quarter-finals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament after a 6-4, 6-3 win over Czech veteran Tomas Berdych on Wednesday.

Canadians Raonic, Shapovalov win tournament openers in Rotterdam

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Canada's Milos Raonic and Denis Shapovalov are off to the second round of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.

Felix Auger-Aliassime falls in 1st round of Argentina Open

Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime was eliminated in the first round of the Argentina Open on Monday.

Andreescu leads Canada to World Group playoffs at Fed Cup

Sunday, February 10th, 2019
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?Bianca Andreescu lifted Canada into the Fed Cup playoffs for the first time since 2015 with Sunday's 6-4, 6-2 victory over Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands.

Bianca Andreescu strikes first for Canada at Fed Cup opener

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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?Teenager Bianca Andreescu defeated Richel Hogenkamp 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday to give Canada a 1-0 lead over the Netherlands in their best-of-five Fed Cup tie in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Montreal's Francoise Abanda also won 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-4 over Arantxa Rus.

Denis Shapovalov ousted in quarters at Open Sud de France

Friday, February 8th, 2019
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Canadian Denis Shapovalov was ousted in the quarter-finals of the Open Sud de France tennis tournament, falling 7-5, 7-6 (4) to France's Pierre-Hugues Hebert on Friday.

Tennis player Kvitova testifies at trial of knife-wielding burglar

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Petra Kvitova testified in Prague on Tuesday at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed the Czech tennis player in her home. She testified by live video feed from a separate room to avoid facing the suspect, Radim Zondra.