Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Rising star Shapovalov trying to keep feet on ground ahead of U.S. Open

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Rising Canadian tennis star Denis Shapovalov knows not every week will replicate the magic of his Rogers Cup semifinal run. The 18-year-old shot from 143rd to 67th in the ATP singles rankings following last week's tournament, but said he needs to improve before he's consistently at the top level.

2-time Aussie Open champ Azarenka doubtful for U.S. Open

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka says her participation in the U.S. Open is in doubt because she might not be able to bring her baby with her to New York as a result of her separation from his father.

Montreal’s Francoise Abanda loses 2nd-round match in Cincinnati

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Montreal's Francoise Abanda was beaten by Germany's Julia Goerges for the second time in three weeks, losing 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday in the second round of the Cincinnati Open.

Raonic becomes latest top-10 player to withdraw from Cincinnati

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the Western & Southern tennis tournament with a left wrist injury, leaving the Masters 1000 event with only three of the top-10 players on the ATP Tour.

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into U.S. Open

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Maria Sharapova has been granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open's main draw.

Federer withdraws from Cincinnati, Nadal becomes new No. 1

Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open, which he has won seven times.

Denis Shapovalov rockets up world rankings after deep Rogers Cup run

Monday, August 14th, 2017
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An unexpected run to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup has rocketed Canada's Denis Shapovalov up the world rankings.

Elina Svitolina downs Wozniacki to claim Rogers Cup title

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Elina Svitolina defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament on Sunday at Aviva Centre.

Life-changing Rogers Cup performance has Denis Shapovalov thinking big

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Denis Shapovalov expects to have more "dream weeks" after the Richmond Hill, Ont., teenager's exhilarating run at the Rogers Cup.

Wozniacki beats Stephens to reach Rogers Cup women’s tennis final

Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Sixth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki defeated Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday afternoon in Toronto to reach the final of the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament.