Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Canada’s Milos Raonic loses 1st ATP match since August back injury

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Milos Raonic lost 6-4, 7-5 to Hyeon Chung of Korea in the first round of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna on Tuesday.

Shapovalov in new territory after ‘confidence-boosting’ first ATP Tour title

Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Winning his first ATP Tour title was a significant career milestone. Canada's Denis Shapovalov also drew confidence from a straight-sets 6-4, 6-4 victory over Serbia's Filip Krajinovic at the Stockholm Open.

Bianca Andreescu makes Canadian tennis history with No. 4 world ranking

Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Bianca Andreescu has become the highest-ranked Canadian tennis player in WTA Tour history, moving to fourth spot after sharing the previous best ranking of fifth with Eugenie Bouchard.

New champion Shapovalov highlights Canada’s roster for Davis Cup final

Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Denis Shapovalov, who won the Stockholm Open on Sunday for his first ATP title, will be joined by Felix Auger-Aliassime, Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil at the Davis Cup Finals, starting Nov. 18 in Madrid.

Rafael Nadal marries longtime girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello

Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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Rafael Nadal and longtime girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello were married during the weekend in Mallorca, the Spanish tennis great revealed via social media on Sunday.

Andy Murray captures European Open in 6th singles tourney after hip surgery

Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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Andy Murray claimed his first ATP tour title in more than 2 1/2 years at the European Open on Sunday, beating three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka in just his sixth singles tournament since returning from hip surgery in January.

Shapovalov captures 1st ATP final in straight sets at Stockholm Open

Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., won the first ATP final of his career Sunday, downing Filip Krajinovic 6-4, 6-4 at the Stockholm Open.

Shapovalov to play in 1st ATP final on Sunday against Filip Krajinovic

Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Canada's Denis Shapovalov advanced to the final of an ATP tournament for the first time in his career on Saturday, defeating Japan's Yuichi Sugita 7-5, 6-2 in the semifinals of the Stockholm Open.

Denis Shapovalov cruises to semifinals at Stockholm Open

Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Fourth-seeded Canadian Denis Shapovalov crushed German qualifier Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 6-0, 6-3 in quarter-final action at the Stockholm Open.

Denis Shapovalov advances to Stockholm quarter-finals

Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov is off to the quarter-finals at the Stockholm Open after defeating Alexei Popyrin 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Thursday