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Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov to meet in 1st round of U.S. Open

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Felix Auger-Aliassime will take on fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov in the first round of the U.S. Open for the second year in a row.

Canada’s Shapovalov breezes into Winston-Salem Open quarters

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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The 20-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., toppled Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic 6-2, 6-3 in third-round play on Wednesday in the first-ever meeting between the two players.

Canadian Steven Diez advances to final round of U.S. Open qualifying

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Canada's Steven Diez is one victory away from his first main-draw berth at a Grand Slam after winning his second-round U.S. Open qualifier on Wednesday.

Bianca Andreescu seeded No. 15 for U.S. Open

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Rogers Cup champion Bianca Andreescu will be seeded 15th when the U.S. Open main draw begins play on Monday. Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the tournament in 50 years on Aug. 11 after all-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams abruptly pulled out of the final due to a back injury.

Denis Shapovalov wins easily to move into 3rd round at Winston-Salem Open

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Top-seeded Benoit Paire of France and second-seeded Denis Shapovalov cruised into the third round of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Open with straight-sets wins Tuesday.

Canadian Polansky advances to 2nd-round qualifier at U.S. Open

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Canada's Peter Polansky advanced to the second round of U.S. Open qualifiers on Tuesday, winning his first match 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 against Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva.

Canada’s Steven Diez advances to 2nd round of U.S. Open qualifiers

Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Canada's Steven Diez is one step closer to his first main-draw berth at a Grand Slam after winning his first-round U.S. Open qualifier on Monday.

Auger-Aliassime top-ranked Canadian after passing Raonic

Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Felix Auger-Aliassime is now the top-ranked Canadian in men's tennis after jumping into 19th spot in the latest ATP Tour rankings released Monday. Milos Raonic of Thornhill Ont., who moved down two spots to No. 22.

Madison Keys rallies late to capture her 1st Cincinnati Open

Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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American Madison Keys rallied late in both sets and beat Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 7-5, 7-6 (5) for her first Cincinnati championship Sunday, sending her into the U.S. Open on a one-week upswing.

Barty’s 1st-set woes catch up to her during upset loss in Cincinnati

Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Ashleigh Barty was upset by Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-4 in the Western & Southern Open semifinals, missing her chance to return to the No. 1 ranking ahead of the U.S. Open.