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Archive | August, 2011

Michael Emmett: “US Open Should Be a Classic”

28. August 2011

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Michael Emmett: “US Open Should Be a Classic”

Written by: Michael Emmett __________ ***Michael Emmett is the Director of Tennis Operations at all Mayfair clubs.  He is a certified Tennis Canada Coach 3 with a Journalism degree from the University of Texas. Michael spent several years working in sports television at TSN and Sportsnet.  Michael is a former National champion who finished his last [...]

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Part 2

24. August 2011

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Part 2

Written by: Pierre Lamarche __________ ***Pierre Lamarche has been an outspoken proponent of Canadian tennis and how the sport should have a major place in the Canadian sport landscape. He believes this lofty ambition can only be achieved through the combination of success on the international professional competitive scene, with the required domestic infrastructure and [...]

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Sabine Lisicki Answers Your Fan Questions

22. August 2011

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Sabine Lisicki Answers Your Fan Questions

Recently, the WTA asked fans to contribute ideas and questions for a Sabine Lisicki YouTube video. Many people posted their questions and had them answered shortly after that. Not only does Sabine answer a number of quirky and interesting questions, she attempts to try out blind serving – this will make you laugh for sure!

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Novak Djokovic vs. Maria Sharapova

19. August 2011

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Novak Djokovic vs. Maria Sharapova

In this latest viral promo from HEAD’s new YouTek Instinct campaign that Djokovic posted on his Facebook account yesterday, the current World No. 1  Serbian player imitates Maria Sharapova. Maria reacted by saying ‘HAHAHA did you see what Novak Djokovic posted? Hey Novak, is that your new road to success – trying to be me? I am a [...]

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Neil Parker: “Two Minutes of Canadian Tennis in Slo-Mo”

18. August 2011

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Neil Parker: “Two Minutes of Canadian Tennis in Slo-Mo”

Written by: Neil Parker __________ After a tennis scholarship at North Eastern Oklahoma University, Neil began his coaching career at Oak Bay Rec Centre in Victoria. Since then, he has coached at Rockland Sport in Montreal, Blue Mountain Racquet Club, Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club, The Arbutus Club and worked as the Head Tennis Professional [...]

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Novak Djokovic’s New Training Program?

17. August 2011

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Novak Djokovic’s New Training Program?

Who would have thought that the youngster featured on the videos below would be ranked World No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) very soon?.. In these two videos we see a much younger Novak Djokovic going through some fun workouts and later taking a shot at Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” on Rockband. [...]

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