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Archive | September, 2011

Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “Wam Bam, Canada Joins World Group in 2012″

23. September 2011

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “Wam Bam, Canada Joins World Group in 2012″

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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Toronto Clay Court Tennis for Junior Development

22. September 2011

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Toronto Clay Court Tennis for Junior Development

Pierre Lamarche, president of All-Canadian Sports Management Inc., today announced initiatives to address the need for clay court development for juniors in Ontario. “We can only do so much as we are a small organization, but this has been an integral issue with player development in Canada forever. As the owner of a small club [...]

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Serena Williams Appointed UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador

22. September 2011

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Serena Williams Appointed UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador

The tennis superstar Serena Williams has been named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. The announcement became official yesterday during the 2nd Annual Social Good Summit held in New York City. Together with the world’s leading advocate and charitable organization for children, Serena will be helping kids to build a brighter future for themselves, their families, and their [...]

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Katarina Shulaeva: Past the Crossroads

22. September 2011

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Katarina Shulaeva: Past the Crossroads

__________ ***Katy Shulaeva was 23 years old and suddenly knew that all options had been exhausted and that her career was over. The stress injury to her foot, after two operations and years of rehabilitation, was never going to be able to withstand the grind of day to day competitive tennis, Suddenly from having seven [...]

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Rogers Cup 2011 – Toronto

16. September 2011

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Rogers Cup 2011 – Toronto

ONcourt’s own Peter Figura is happy to share his photos from Rogers Cup 2011 in Toronto with the ONcourt readers. Peter is an award winning photographer and has been involved in tennis for almost 40 years.  He contributes to Ontario Tennis Magazine and some tennis publications in Europe.  His work has been published in Rogers [...]

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Joan Cannon: “Hi from Princeton”

14. September 2011

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Joan Cannon: “Hi from Princeton”

Written by: Joan Cannon __________ ***Joan has always dreamed of attending an Ivy League college and playing on its tennis team. Her entire life from age 13 onward has been focused on achieving this long-term goal. Joan and her parents moved to Burlington at the start of Grade 9, so that she could train full-time [...]

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