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Archive | June, 2012

Brandon Burke: “My Recent Davis Cup Experience”

29. June 2012

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Brandon Burke: “My Recent Davis Cup Experience”

Written by: Brandon Burke __________ ***Brandon Burke is the son of ACE Tennis President and former ATP player Doug Burke. The 19-year-old attends Brown University with Soufiane Azargui, where they play #1 doubles. Brandon, who has a Canadian passport, recently led Jamaica’s Davis Cup team in the America’s zone 3 Davis Cup matches. Here is [...]

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Viktoriya Tabunshchyk: Lots of Italian Sun, Fun and Tennis

28. June 2012

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Viktoriya Tabunshchyk: Lots of Italian Sun, Fun and Tennis

Written by: Viktoriya Tabunshchyk __________ ***Viktoriya Tabunshchyk was born in Ukraine on January 07, 2001 in the historical old city in the western part of Ukraine, Lviv. Viktoriya and her parents moved to Canada just before she turned two years old. She picked up a tennis racquet when she was 4, and her first shots [...]

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Michael Emmett: “The Drive for Five”

27. June 2012

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Michael Emmett: “The Drive for Five”

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 [...]

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Sorin Tanasescu: “Italian Diaries: Part 1”

26. June 2012

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Sorin Tanasescu: “Italian Diaries: Part 1”

__________ ***Viktoriya Tabunshchyk and Maria Tanasescu are currently competing in Italy together with three other U12 players under the guidance of Tennis Canada Coach Sebastian Scutaru. Maria Tanasescu’s father Sorin is on tour with the girls blogging us about their tennis adventures.*** __________ We left Toronto on May 13th and arrived in Venice on May [...]

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Ben Armstrong: An Overview of Tennis Injuries

21. June 2012

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Ben Armstrong: An Overview of Tennis Injuries

__________ ***Ben Armstrong [BSc Biology, MHSc Health Promotion], Coach 3, Club Pro 2, Tennis Canada Coach of the Year and coach of Sharon Fichman [WTA tour player and Fed Cup team member], Dominique Harmath [recent National Champion and player for Rice University] and many others, is the Tennis Director at Toronto Tennis City for the [...]

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U12 Adventures in Italy

21. June 2012

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U12 Adventures in Italy

Last week we introduced  our readers to Canada’s two new tennis ambassadors: Viktoriya Tabunshchyk and Maria Tanasescu. Viktoriya and Maria are currently competing in Italy together with three other U12 players under the guidance of Tennis Canada Coach Sebastian Scutaru. While we are waiting for some exciting updates from the girls, here are the results [...]

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