Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard gets wild-card spot in Auckland Open

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard has been given a wild-card entry into the main draw of next month's season-opening ASB Classic.

Roger that: Federer’s face to be minted on Swiss coin

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

The Swiss government says it will produce a 20 franc silver coin with tennis star Roger Federer's image on it. The "heads" side of the coin shows Federer playing a one-handed backhand.

Bianca Andreescu and Davis Cup team anchor watershed Canadian tennis season

Friday, November 29th, 2019

A remarkable 2019 season will be remembered as the year when everything changed on the Canadian tennis scene.

‘We’re in for a hell of a ride:’ Schnur after Canada’s run to Davis Cup finals

Monday, November 25th, 2019
US Open Tennis

Brayden Schnur gladly lists Canada's appearance in the Davis Cup final as one of the highlights of his season. Not getting to play in a match during the week-long team tournament didn't blemish the experience.

Canada trails Spain early in Davis Cup final after Auger-Aliassime loss

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Roberto Bautista Agut delivered a big blow to Canada's hopes of capturing its first Davis Cup title, defeating Montreal teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Sunday to give Spain a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three final at Madrid.

Canada clinches historic championship berth at Davis Cup Finals

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov booked Canada a spot in the championship match at the Davis Cup Finals for the first time with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(5) victory over Russia's Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev on Saturday in Madrid.

Canada made it to the Davis Cup semis — now what are its chances?

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Here are the big takeaways from the Canadian men's tennis team's surprising run to the Davis Cup semis, and what to expect next.

Canada’s Pospisil, Shapovalov to face Russia in Davis Cup semifinal

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Canada will face Russia in the semifinals of the Davis Cup Finals on Saturday after Russia squeaked by world No. 2 Novak Djokovic and Serbia with a 2-1 victory in their quarter-final on Friday.

Pospisil keeps winning, gives Canada lead in Davis Cup quarter-final against Australia

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Vasek Pospisil has recorded his third major upset for Canada at the Davis Cup Finals, giving his country an early lead in its quarterfinal today.

Canadian Davis Cup team sticks with Pospisil, Shapovalov against U.S.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Canada will go with the same lineup as it tries to record its second win in a row and advance to the quarter-finals of the inaugural Davis Cup Finals.