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Wayne Bryan, Father and Coach of Bryan Twins. Part 1: “Views on the USTA”

29. February 2012

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Wayne Bryan, Father and Coach of Bryan Twins. Part 1: “Views on the USTA”

Written by: Wayne Bryan __________ ***Please note: This is a copy of a letter sent by Wayne Bryan, father and coach of the Bryan twins, who lead the doubles world ranking. He is also a very successful coach and speaker. It is a must read for anyone who really cares about the direction of the [...]

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “About National Training Centres”

29. February 2012

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “About National Training Centres”

__________ ***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 a true partnership between Tennis Canada and the tennis private sector. [...]

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Zito Baccarani: A True Canadian Tennis Family

29. February 2012

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Zito Baccarani: A True Canadian Tennis Family

__________ ***Zito Baccarani, a 60 year old International Tennis Federation white badge referee and white badge chair umpire, currently lives in Etobicoke, Ontario and is a retired school vice-principal. Zito is an avid basketball player and a golfer who also enjoys playing tennis. Zito’s daughter, Jennifer, was a highly motivated tennis player who began her [...]

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The Week at Wilson with Blair Rickers: February 26th

27. February 2012

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The Week at Wilson with Blair Rickers: February 26th

Hello All, I hope you all had a great week.  A few quick notes for this edition, March Madness starts below…. Milos Defends his Points Milos had a ton of points to defend to continue on his upward trend in the rankings.  He took care of business in San Jose and had another great run [...]

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “Davis Cup: Canada vs. France Highlights Symptoms of Poor Leadership and Vision”

24. February 2012

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “Davis Cup: Canada vs. France Highlights Symptoms of Poor Leadership and Vision”

__________ ***Disclaimer: My views on Davis Cup are always quite emotional. It meant so much for me to represent my country, as it did when I led Tunisia for a two-year period. To compete in Davis Cup was a goal as a player and my major goal as a coach. As a player, my Davis [...]

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Conor Casey: “The Garden Party. Chapter 1: Court Order”

23. February 2012

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Conor Casey: “The Garden Party. Chapter 1: Court Order”

Written by: Conor Casey __________ ***Conor Casey is a professional screenwriter, actor and part time tennis coach at the Boulevard Club.  His writing credits include numerous short films most notably Captain Coulier which played at Sundance in 2009 and the TV shows “Wingin It” and “Really Me.” most recently his new short film “Mouthful”, is [...]

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