Gregory Strong, Canadian Press: “Eugenie Bouchard is ready to arrive as Canada’s newest tennis darling”

Eugenie Bouchard’s days of playing lower-tier events and working through qualifying draws appear to be over. The Canadian tennis player’s first full season on the WTA Tour was a strong one. She has risen to No. 32 in the world rankings and will likely be seeded at the first Grand Slam event of the 2014 season. Bouchard scored some big victories this year and proved she can hang on court with the sport’s elite. Her next mission is to build on that momentum as she looks ahead to next year.

Wayne Elderton: “AceCoach e-Newsletter October 2013”

The statement is in 2 halves. In previous newsletters, we have looked at the first half which is about developing the ‘person’. The second half deals with developing the ‘player’. This month, we will look at the final aspect which is the “Effective Strokes” characteristic. We will define it as: “Able to execute strokes that have the appropriate direction, distance, height, spin and speed to perform the intended tactic successfully with efficiency.”