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Felix Auger-Aliassime falls shy of his 1st ATP Tour title

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Montreal teen Felix Auger-Aliassime is still looking for his first ATP Tour title after a 6-4, 7-6 (11) loss to Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final of the Mercedes Cup on Sunday.

Auger-Aliassime makes final after fellow Canadian Raonic withdraws with injury

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime will play Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final of the Stuttgart Open on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET after Milos Raonic withdrew ahead of their all-Canadian semifinal due to back problems.

Auger-Aliassime, Raonic set to square off in semis

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Felix Auger-Aliassime will face Milos Raonic in an all-Canadian semifinal at the Stuttgart Open. Auger-Aliassime, the No. 7 seed from Montreal, and Raonic, the No. 6 seed from Thornhill, Ont., both won quarter-final matchups at the ATP Tour 250 grass-court event on Friday to set up their second career meeting on Saturday.

Milos Raonic advances to Stuttgart quarter-finals with tiebreak win

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Canada's Milos Raonic is off to the quarter-finals of the Stuttgart Open. The No. 6 seed from Thornhill, Ont., edged Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1) in second-round action of the ATP Tour 250 grass-court event on Wednesday.

Canada’s Fernandez sets sights on pro career following French Open junior girls’ title

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez achieved her primary goal for this season by winning the French Open junior girls' singles title, but now an even more daunting task awaits her — making the transition to the pro tour.

Milos Raonic, Felix Auger-Aliassime victorious in injury return

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., and Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal advanced to the second round at the Stuttgart Open on Tuesday while Canadian teammate Denis Shapovalov was eliminated at the opening tourney of the grass-court season in Germany.

Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem for record-extending 12th French Open title

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to claim a record-extending 12th French Open men's singles title on Sunday.

Thiem outlasts Djovokic through rain delays to set up title rematch vs. Nadal

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days.

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez rolls to French Open girls’ singles title

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada has won the girls' singles title at the French Open. The top-seeded Fernandez beat eighth-seeded Emma Navarro of the U.S. 6-3, 6-2.

Nadal continues clay dominance over Federer to sweep into 12th final

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Friday in strong wind to reach his 12th final at Roland Garros.