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Archive | July, 2012

Michael Emmett: “Observations from a Memorable Fortnight”

17. July 2012

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Michael Emmett: “Observations from a Memorable Fortnight”

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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Louis Cayer Does it Again!

14. July 2012

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Louis Cayer Does it Again!

In this picture: (from left to right) Louis Cayer at Wimbledon, 2012; Louis Cayer and Pierre Lamarche at Davis Cup, 1989 Written by: Ben Armstrong __________ ***Louis Cayer is the LTA’s lead doubles coach, who works with a number of leading British doubles players, including Colin Fleming, Ken Skupski, Ross Hutchins and Sarah Borwell. He [...]

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“The Tabunshchyk Affair: The Bear Turns Sleuth”

14. July 2012

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“The Tabunshchyk Affair: The Bear Turns Sleuth”

Written by: Pierre Lamarche __________ ***When I was on tour, I was so poor [reflection of my earnings], I spent my free time playing backgammon and reading. One of my favorite authors was John Le Carre, author of ”Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”. Many of his books featured master spy George Smiley, who was both brilliant [...]

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Niagara Academy in Beautiful Vineland

12. July 2012

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Niagara Academy in Beautiful Vineland

__________ ***In this article, ONcourt continues to profile Canada’s tennis academies. Niagara Academy was established as a tennis academy in 1997 by Ms. Lezlie Murch.  It is now a sports academy currently offering programs in tennis, golf and football with academic programs from grade 4 to University Preparation. Students are given the personalized attention and support [...]

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Thanks Kew Gardens Tennis Club: A Real Community Club

6. July 2012

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Thanks Kew Gardens Tennis Club: A Real Community Club

In this picture: Karen Spisak and Kartik Vyas Written by: Pierre Lamarche __________ ***Pierre Lamarche aka the Bear spent the last two weeks following the ACE tennis players at the Ontario Provincials at Kew Gardens. Lamarche, a many time former Quebec Provincial Champion, was touched by the ambiance of the tournament and the hospitality of [...]

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At Home With John Isner

6. July 2012

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At Home With John Isner

Have you ever wondered what John Isner’s house looks like? Now you have a unique chance to see it all.

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