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BY BASELINE MEDIA With junior tournaments typically kept separate from the main ATP and WTA Tours, the Slams offer a unique chance to run the
BY WAYNE ELDERTON NEW ‘TWO-PRONGED’ SERIES We are continuing with running two series at the same time. The first short piece below will be
August 1, 2022 This month’s issue focuses on Ontario and its ongoing contribution to the success of Canadian Tennis. Canada’s two new tennis prospects, Vicky
BY BASELINE MEDIA There is no one-size-fits-all approach to becoming a world-class tennis player. What’s more, the average tennis career is getting longer. At the
BY WAYNE ELDERTON Using Red/Orange/Green tennis with modified courts, balls and racquets for kids has become the norm world-wide. Having the court size and ball
Canada’s Giant Bob Bedard ONcourt: Robert Bédard (born 13 September 1931) is a Canadian former tennis player and educator. Bédard was considered among the top
The Friendly Giant Tony Bardsley ONcourt: Tony Bardsley, the friendly giant came from a great Vancouver tennis family who was ever present in the BC
Davis Cup Reflection Robert Bettauer ONcourt: Robert has lived more ties than anybody in Canadian Davis Cup history next to Marty Laurendeau. His calculated, committed
Gold Medal Winner: 26 years on Davis Cup Team Daniel Nestor ONcourt: Nestor won 91 men’s doubles titles (with 11 different partners), including an Olympic gold
The Architect Louis Borfiga OC: Borfiga is the man who has brought through a generation of Canadian talent – Milos Raonic, Eugenie Bouchard, Bianca Andreescu, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov and Leylah
Bob Wood ONcourt Hall of Fame ONcourt: Bob Wood never played Davis Cup, and never coached Davis Cup. Bob was a nationally ranked player and
BY CRAIG O’SHANNESSY Carlos Alcaraz is a 360-degree player. He comes at you from every possible angle. Alcaraz defeated Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-1 in the Mutua Madrid Open final on
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.
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