Tennis

Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada serves to Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic in round 1 of the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Toronto, Monday August 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Rebecca Marino propels Canada into 2-0 lead over Serbia at Billie Jean King Cup

Rebecca Marino propels Canada into 2-0 lead over Serbia at Billie Jean King Cup

 

Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, returns a shot from Maria Sakkari, of Greece, during the Miami Open tennis tournament Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Wilfredo Lee

Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins marathon over Sakkari to advance to Miami Open final

Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins marathon over Sakkari to advance to Miami Open final

Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, returns a shot from Maria Sakkari, of Greece, during the Miami Open tennis tournament Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Wilfredo Lee

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu into Miami Open semifinals

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu into Miami Open semifinals

John Isner returns to Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Barty, Medvedev rise to challenge on tough day at Miami Open

Barty, Medvedev rise to challenge on tough day at Miami Open

John Isner returns to Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
Canada's Milos Raonic hits a backhand return to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hamish Blair

Canadian Milos Raonic falls short in round of 16 at Miami Open

Canadian Milos Raonic falls short in round of 16 at Miami Open

Canada's Milos Raonic hits a backhand return to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hamish Blair
Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, returns a shot from Amanda Anisimova during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Wilfredo Lee

Canadian Bianca Andreescu edges American Amanda Anisimova, moves on at Miami Open

Andreescu won 83 per cent of her service points in the third set

Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, returns a shot from Amanda Anisimova during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Wilfredo Lee

Angry about tennis politics, Pospisil stages tirade in Miami

Angry about tennis politics, Pospisil stages tirade in Miami

Laval native Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey Open

Laval native Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey Open

Canada's Denis Shapovalov reacts during his third round match against compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill

Canadian Denis Shapovalov advances to quarterfinals in Dubai

Canadian Denis Shapovalov advances to quarterfinals in Dubai

Canada's Denis Shapovalov reacts during his third round match against compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill
Canada's Denis Shapovalov makes a backhand return to compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill

Canadian Denis Shapovalov crushes Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff in Dubai

Canadian Denis Shapovalov crushes Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff in Dubai

Canada's Denis Shapovalov makes a backhand return to compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill
Canada’s Denis Shapovalov makes a backhand return to compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill

Canadian Denis Shapovalov crushes Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff in Dubai

Struff has been a nemesis for Shapovalov in recent years

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov makes a backhand return to compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill
Canada's Vasek Pospisil reacts during his first round match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on February 9, 2021. Canada's Vasek Pospisil lost 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 to Hungary's Marton Fucsovics in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Rycroft

Canadian Vasek Pospisil falls short against Hungarian Marton Fucsovics

Canadian Vasek Pospisil falls short against Hungarian Marton Fucsovics

Canada's Vasek Pospisil reacts during his first round match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on February 9, 2021. Canada's Vasek Pospisil lost 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 to Hungary's Marton Fucsovics in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Rycroft
Canada’s Denis Shapovalov reacts as he watches a video replay of a line call during his third round match against compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Shapovalov lost 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 to American Taylor Fritz in the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open on Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill

Denis Shapovalov drops Qatar Open quarterfinal against Taylor Fritz

Fritz won for the first time in four career matches against Shapovalov

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov reacts as he watches a video replay of a line call during his third round match against compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Shapovalov lost 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 to American Taylor Fritz in the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open on Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Brownbill
Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, serves to Elise Mertens, of Belgium, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Canadian Bianca Andreescu loses in semifinals in Melbourne

Andreescu, who won the US Open in 2019, is now 4-2 in 2021

Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, serves to Elise Mertens, of Belgium, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrates after defeating compatriot Denis Shapovalov in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andy Brownbill

Canada’s Auger-Aliassime beats Shapovalov in clash of friends at Australian Open

Auger-Aliassime tied a career best by reaching the round of 16 at a Grand Slam

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrates after defeating compatriot Denis Shapovalov in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andy Brownbill
Canada’s Bianca Andreescu makes a forehand return to Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei during their second-round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu loses second-round match at Australian Open

Andreescu struggled from the start against her 71st-ranked opponent

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu makes a forehand return to Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei during their second-round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez makes a forehand return to Denmark’s Clara Tauson during the girl’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Baker

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez ousted from Australian Open

Fernandez was the first Canadian to be ousted from the Grand Slam tournament

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez makes a forehand return to Denmark’s Clara Tauson during the girl’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Baker
Canada’s Bianca Andreescu makes a forehand return to Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Hamish Blair

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu wins opening match at Australian Open

First-round win over Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu makes a forehand return to Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Hamish Blair