May 27, 2022
You must read Craig O’Shannessy’s three articles on the ATP’s heir apparent Carlos Alcaraz, who just turned 19 at the beginning of May and who is coached by former #1 and French Open Champion, Juan Carlos Ferraro.
You will find some interesting information on Canadian contributors to our tennis infrastructure who mostly go unnoticed but are an integral part of our success:
- Winston Pain and his unbelievable team bringing year-round tennis to Salmon Arms, BC, a town of approximately 17,000
- Robert Bettauer and his amazing journey from player, coach, director, builder, commentator and CEO of PISE in Victoria
- Former Canadian Champion and top WTA player Marjorie Blackwood reflects on her experience at the recent Billie Jean Cup in Vancouver
- Lan Yao Gallop, one of Canada’s top coaches based in Edmonton talks about her tennis career in China, an enlightening read
We have many other regular contributors who provide insight which ads to your knowledge of the game. Finally you should read about the new concept to recruit more families to our sport: The All Canadian Soccer-Tennis-Wellness Camps who will be offered for the first time in Newfoundland, Ontario and BC.
See you after the French and Wimbledon, it should be a great two months.
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