Canada Has Golden Opportunity at Davis Cup

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"This is an important tie for us as we are hoping to maintain our place in the World Group for next year," Captain Frank Dancevic said in a statement. "We believe that we belong among the elite nations and that we can aspire to win the Davis Cup trophy in the near future. To get there, we need to continue to work as a team and to build on our foundation that is already quite strong." READ MORE


Osaka, Nishikori Headline Historic Day for Japanese Tennis

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When Naomi Osaka took the court for her US Open quarterfinal match against Lesia Tsurenko, it was 1:00 am in Japan. Most people would be heading to sleep for the night, if they had not yet already. But for the eager tennis fans, they would stay up all night and morning to watch history unfold. […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem to Renew Rivalry at US Open

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The US Open is the Grand Slam venue where rivalries are often renewed and restored. This adage rings true as Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem will once again take the court to make history. Playing in their 11th head to head match, Nadal and Thiem look to punch their ticket to the Semifinals in the season's final Grand Slam tournament.  READ MORE


Felix Auger-Aliassime Retires Against Denis Shapovalov at US Open With Heart Issue

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Under the lights on the Grandstand Court, tonight was supposed to be the moment where two Canadian athletes would leave their friendship aside to go toe to toe for a spot in the second round. But as the match was heading to a third set, Auger-Aliassime began to walk slowly to his chair. He requested a trainer, which the umpire granted, as the young Canadian was experiencing a racing heart. The trainer tried to get his heart rate to come down but it didn't matter. Felix Auger-Aliassime went over to shake hands and embrace Denis Shapovalov, retiring in his first ever Grand Slam match. READ MORE


Roger Federer’s US Open Draw his Toughest Ever

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His 2018 U.S. Open, however, may prove to be Federer's most difficult test. With the Men's Draw being unveiled today, Roger did not get a break in terms of easiness as the second seed. If he is going to win his sixth U.S. Open, he will have to defeat a plethora of talented, successful players, eager to knock the Swiss Maestro out of the tournament.  READ MORE


Fabio Fognini Finally Garnering ATP-Wide Respect 

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A successful 2018 season has got the tennis world buzzing about Fognini. Stunning Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro in the final of the Los Cabos Open gave Fabio his third ATP title this season, only one behind the World Number One Rafael Nadal. So is it finally time that the tennis pundits give credit to Fognini for being a quality tennis player? I say yes.  READ MORE


Kevin Anderson Has Earned His Spot in Top Five of ATP Rankings

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With the recovery already underway from the marathon match he experienced in the semifinals, it is clear that the South African is inching closer to becoming a Grand Slam champion. He belongs in the top five of the ATP rankings, making a case that he is the best player in tennis that is not named Roger, Rafael, and Novak.  READ MORE



Rafael Nadal Beating Father Time En Route to Wimbledon Semifinals 

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In a near five hour, five-set thriller, Nadal defeated Del Potro 7-5, 6-7, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. It was a test of nerves. It was a battle between two superstar players, producing powerful groundstrokes and remarkable shots throughout the match. While Del Potro could sniff the finish line being up two sets to one, the brilliance of the bullfighter Nadal in the final two sets is a testament to his persevering, never give up temperament.  READ MORE


Ernests Gulbis Embraces Underdog Persona at Wimbledon

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Ernests is now ranked 138th in the world, considered by many tennis pundits to be an afterthought of the game. With yesterday’s win over a top-5 player, Gulbis is now embracing and personifying the underdog aura, trying to wreak havoc in a draw that has seen numerous top seeds bow out before Manic Monday. READ MORE