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Archive | October, 2011

Joan Cannon: “Midterm at Princeton Is Over!”

31. October 2011

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Joan Cannon: “Midterm at Princeton Is Over!”

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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Joel Dembe – Canada’s #1 Wheelchair Tennis Athlete

27. October 2011

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Joel Dembe – Canada’s #1 Wheelchair Tennis Athlete

__________ ***Joel has always been in love with sports. He was born with a benign tumour that was removed near his spine, which developed into a partial-paralysis causing both a scoliosis and partial nerve damage to his body. As a child, Joel was very active and competed in a variety of sports including track and [...]

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Larry Jurovich: “All Is Possible That You Believe Is So”

27. October 2011

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Larry Jurovich: “All Is Possible That You Believe Is So”

Written by: Larry Jurovich __________ ***Larry is an international coaching consultant specializing in coach, player, and program development. He works with National Governing Bodies, Private Organizations and players supporting them in all of these areas. As the Head of Coach Education and Performance Manager for the Lawn Tennis Association he led the restructuring and development of their [...]

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Luke Saunders: “I Love Winning”

21. October 2011

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Luke Saunders: “I Love Winning”

__________ ***Luke Saunders is from Nova Scotia and has been training at ACE Tennis, Burlington, Ontario, since September after many years of flying up to train for days and weeks at a time. Luke  is Atlantic champion in all age groups, East coast open champion, top 16 U18 in Canada and top 6 U16 in Ontario. [...]

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Mohd Assri Merzuki: Malaysian Junior Star Plays ITF in Canada

19. October 2011

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Mohd Assri Merzuki: Malaysian Junior Star Plays ITF in Canada

__________ ***Mohd Assri Merzuki is 16 years old. He is from Malaysia but lives and trains in Florida. As the 2nd seed at the U18 ITF World Ranking Event 2 currently happening in Burlington, Canada, he will be in the quarterfinals of this tournament tomorrow. His ITF rank is 385. ONcourt met with Mohd and [...]

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Tennis Players Learn Mandarin

12. October 2011

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Tennis Players Learn Mandarin

During the China Open in Beijing, WTA tennis players – Wozniacki, Ivanovic, Stosur, Lisicki and others – learned how to say “Hello Everyone, I’m …(and their name)” in Mandarin. Also watch the outtakes video below:

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