Rogers Junior National Championships: Highlights – Team Event

Ontario wins the team competition
A! the objectives of the province have been achieved.

The organizers of the Championship from the Tennis Club of Ile des Soeurs would like to congratulate all the athletes who competed in the opening weekend Team Competition. This Team Competition allows players from all provinces in Canada to compete in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Each victory is worth one point. This year both the Ontario teams (red and white) had accumulated enough points to compete against each other in the final rounds. “Ontario white” winning the honor 3-1. Ile des Soeurs congratulates you!

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A deeper dive into second serve statistics

The two most widely reported second serve statistics in professional tennis are the number of double faults a player hit, and their second serve winning percentage. If we’re trying to understand the effectiveness of a particular player’s second serve, relying only on those statistics has significant drawbacks. Article by Michal Kokta.

Yves Boulais: No Excuses… Get Working

Yves was proud to work with players including Greg Rudsedski, Patricia Hy, Oliver Marach, Eugenie Bouchard and Rebecca Marino, who achieved excellent results on the world stage. He was an Olympic Coach in Barcelona 1992 & Atlanta 1996, and Captain of the Canadian FedCup Team 1998 – 2000.

Update on UK Tennis Situation with Master Louis Cayer

I would like to share a mindset I instil in all the players I coach, one I believe has greatly influenced all of the player’s performances; “whatever happens, I can handle it.” This mindset is achieved through a systematic, tactical development process, so that whoever the opponent, whatever the surface, regardless of the environment, or scoring, the players can, and will rise to the challenge as it is presented.