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Canada Did Not Become A Tennis Superpower

By Scoop Malinowski A couple of years ago Canada looked in position to become the premier tennis superpower. With the dynamic, explosive and fast-rising Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov and the accomplished veteran Milos Raonic leading the way, the North American nation could have taken over the ATP. But the balance of power never shifted. Felix […] Continue to read full article...

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Milos Raonic Marries

Former ATP world no. 3 and 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic married model Camille Ringoir in Italy. Raonic has not played since Atlanta last summer and before that he played the Miami Open, reaching the round of 16. The big-serving Canadian has been bothered by a lingering achilles injury. Raonic was the first Canadian to […] Continue to read full article...

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Penguin and Pospisil Join Forces

Original Penguin® by Munsingwear,®  a division of Perry Ellis International, is proud to announce the signing of former Wimbledon doubles champion Vasek Pospisil as a tennis brand ambassador.  “With seven career titles, a Wimbledon championship and as a member of the Canadian Olympic team, Vasek has proven to be a dynamic international competitor. We are confident he […] Continue to read full article...

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Emma Edges Leylah To Win US Open

Maybe the most unlikely US Open final in history did not disappoint and in fact it delivered an unforgettable classic duel between two previously undistinguished teenagers, one ranked in the 70s, the other around 150. Emma Raducanu was a little better in all aspects and prevailed with a hard fought 64 63 triumph, her first […] Continue to read full article...

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Wimbledon Showdown: Kyrgios vs Felix

A couple of years ago the normally mild-mannered Felix Auger-Aliassime fired some verbal shots at Nick Kyrgios after their hard fought, drama filled three set battle at Queens Club 2019. Kyrgios was fined $25,000 for his behavior during the match. ‘I think he’s a good tennis player, but I could never be friends or close […] Continue to read full article...

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Bibi Is Back!

One of the elite WTA champions is back on the scene and she is healthy and in near top form. Bianca Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, missed over a year with injuries, but the Canadian 20 year old is making up for lost time with some vintage stunning Bibi tennis in the Miami Open. […] Continue to read full article...

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Why Is Felix Fizzling?

The youngest man in the ATP top 25 rankings, Felix Auger-Aliassime is considered a major superstar prospect and he’s poised in position for the big breakthrough in a Grand Slam where he establishes himself as a dangerous force and contender. But so far his ATP career, which began with a flourish with a win at […] Continue to read full article...

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Shapovalov Is Ready To Win A Major

At some point, someout outside the Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Wawrinka realm is going to emerge and win a major. Denis Shapovalov made a strong statement last night at the Cincy Open as he devoured former 2014 US Open champ Marin Cilic 63 63. Shapovalov showed a complete arsenal, even Jim Courier analyzing for Tennis Channel […] Continue to read full article...

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Canadian Brothers Duel at US Open

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By Scoop Malinowski
"No two men can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire evident superiority over the other." Samuel Johnson   Denis Shapovalov considers his good friend Felix Auger-Aliassime to be his "brother." The two brothers were forced to duel each other in an intriguing US Open first round spectacle yesterday on court 17. And the long-awaited clash of young Canadian titans lived up to expectations. Continue to read full article...

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Fixing Bouchard’s Game

bouch By Scoop Malinowski Eugenie Bouchard is a broken player and it's time to fix the mess. Once a top five player and a grand slam finalist, Bouchard has fallen on hard times and his now ranked outside the top 100. She has lost first round in fifteen of sixteen events and won only one WTA main draw match all year. If it's not time for a drastic change, then maybe it's time to retire. But at 24 Bouchard still has her fighting spirit. She played Sara Errani yesterday at the Volvo Car Open with good intensity and desire, the problem was her game failed her. She lost 63 64. Continue to read full article...

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