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Filip Peliwo, Canada’s Next Superstar

27. December 2011

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Filip Peliwo, Canada’s Next Superstar

“Always Ready”… __________ ***The 17 year old from Vancouver BC has won 14, 16 and 18 Canadian singles titles and two doubles title. His ITF ranking will be in the top 20 at the end of the year and has reached 850 ATP ranking. Felip is the poster boy for the National training center in [...]

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Milan Pokrajac Back On Tour

27. December 2011

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Milan Pokrajac Back On Tour

__________ ***24 year old Milan Pokrajac born in Croatia, moved to Canada at the age of 12, where he won two national junior titles, reached an ATP ranking of 411. The Big-Serving leftie was forced into semi-retirement by injuries. He took the time to go to university in 2009 where he proceeded to receive a [...]

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Charles Blouin-Gascon: “Game, Set, Match”

26. December 2011

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Charles Blouin-Gascon: “Game, Set, Match”

Written by: Charles Blouin-Gascon __________ ***Charles Blouin-Gascon is a freelance journalist raised in French Montréal but based in Toronto. He is trying to turn his passion for sports into a career and runs his personal blog @amanmusthaveacode.com. This is his first story for ONcourt.*** __________ JOSH KAPLAN and Dan Poliwoda’s civics class assignment was to [...]

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The Week at Wilson with Blair Rickers: December 21st

21. December 2011

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The Week at Wilson with Blair Rickers: December 21st

Hello Everyone, Best wishes to all for a joyous holiday season.  All of us at Wilson look forward to working with you in 2012.  A few quick notes for this week: Team Wilson Coming Up Oranges Congratulations to all the Team Wilson Juniors who competed down in Florida.  A special shout goes out to Erin Routliffe who [...]

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The Three Wise Monkeys: Options for Order Of Merit, Seedings and Wild Cards

16. December 2011

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The Three Wise Monkeys: Options for Order Of Merit, Seedings and Wild Cards

__________ ***Andre Lemaire, Robby Menard and Pierre Lamarche have been three of the most successful tennis coaches in Canada if you consider the number of national champions and the number of professional Canadian players developed in their academies. They have been also very successful in the business aspects of tennis, with their companies being major [...]

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Tommy Mylnikov: Manitoba Athlete Wins Eddie Herr U 16

16. December 2011

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Tommy Mylnikov: Manitoba Athlete Wins Eddie Herr U 16

__________ ***The Eddie Herr 2011 Boys under 16 competition was of special interest to Canadian tennis fans as two young Canadian players Hugo Di Feo and Brayden Schnur were seeded #1 and #2 respectively. The eventual winner was a Canadian, a wild card entry in the event, unknown Tommy Mylnikov. His family lives in Manitoba, which could provide impetus to the [...]

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