Peter Figura


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Meet Rob Steckley: Coach to Rising Stars

BY PETER FIGURA Rob Steckley has been coaching many players both on the WTA and ATP Tour, working among others with 2015 Roland Garros finalist

Canadian Tennis, What’s Next?

BY PETER FIGURA It’s hard to believe that it’s already been over ten years since Milos Raonic won his first ATP Tour Title (San Jose). Since

Tennis & the Media: What Really Matters?

BY PETER FIGURA In the evening hours of September 7, 2019 the Toronto Star emailed breaking news informing its readers that Canadian tennis star Bianca

Tennis in the Post Pandemic Times

Are we back to normal? Is tennis picking up where it left off? With the return of Roland Garros almost as originally scheduled (the tournament

The Future of Tennis with Anita Comella

  Editor’s Note: As Senior Director of Facilities Development at Tennis Canada, she occupies a position which could determine the future of tennis in our

Chile’s #1 Player – A Gift From Canada

Editor’s Note: The success of Alejandro when others questioned his potential is the best example of “The key to success is determination and perseverance.” His

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Filip Peliwo: Perseverance and Resilience

With the first Grand Slam of the year winding down, I wanted to do a little introduction to the main draw players, who competed on the collegiate level before turning pro. This will be a short series of four parts: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, and women’s doubles.

The Salmon Arms Club Miracle

Publisher’s note: In 1984, my good friend Tom Serviss, a former Quebec Nordiques player, asked me to provide mentoring opportunities for a young tennis enthusiast