Tennis

Bianca Andreescu of Canada returns to Ashleigh Barty of Australia during the finals at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, April 3, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Lynne Sladky

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu advances to Strasbourg quarterfinal

Andreescu has now won two matches in a row after a seven-week absence

Bianca Andreescu of Canada returns to Ashleigh Barty of Australia during the finals at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, April 3, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Lynne Sladky
Denis Shapovalov of Canada, returns a ball to Marco Cecchinato of Italy, during their round of 16 men’s match, at the ATP 250 Tennis Geneva Open tournament, in Geneva, Thursday, May 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP
Denis Shapovalov of Canada, returns a ball to Marco Cecchinato of Italy, during their round of 16 men’s match, at the ATP 250 Tennis Geneva Open tournament, in Geneva, Thursday, May 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP
Cori Gauff of the United States reacts after missing a point against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus during their 3rd round match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Thursday, May 13, 2021. Gauff won 7-5, 6-3. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Never count him out: Nadal rallies past Shapovalov in Rome

Never count him out: Nadal rallies past Shapovalov in Rome

Cori Gauff of the United States reacts after missing a point against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus during their 3rd round match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Thursday, May 13, 2021. Gauff won 7-5, 6-3. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the trophy after beating Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, in the final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, in Montreal on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Tennis Canada could move top tournaments to US if Toronto, Montreal plan not approved

Tennis Canada could move top tournaments to US if Toronto, Montreal plan not approved

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the trophy after beating Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, in the final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, in Montreal on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, returns a shot from Ilya Ivashka, of Belarus, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Wilfredo Lee

Canadian Denis Shapovalov books meeting with Nadal in third round of Italian Open

Canadian Denis Shapovalov books meeting with Nadal in third round of Italian Open

Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, returns a shot from Ilya Ivashka, of Belarus, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Wilfredo Lee
Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, tosses the ball for a serve to Ilya Ivashka, of Belarus, during the Miami Open tennis tournament Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Wilfredo Lee

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime upsets Diego Schwartzman at Italian Open

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime upsets Diego Schwartzman at Italian Open

Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, tosses the ball for a serve to Ilya Ivashka, of Belarus, during the Miami Open tennis tournament Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Wilfredo Lee
Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, tosses the ball for a serve to Ilya Ivashka, of Belarus, during the Miami Open tennis tournament Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Wilfredo Lee

Canadian Denis Shapovalov books spot in second round of Italian Open

Shapovalov to face world Stefano Travaglia, of Italy

Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, tosses the ball for a serve to Ilya Ivashka, of Belarus, during the Miami Open tennis tournament Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Wilfredo Lee
Felix Auger-Aliassime reacts during his third round match against compatriot Denis Shapovalov at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andy Brownbill
Felix Auger-Aliassime reacts during his third round match against compatriot Denis Shapovalov at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andy Brownbill
Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrates winning a point against Russia’s Aslan Karatsev during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andy Brownbill
Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrates winning a point against Russia’s Aslan Karatsev during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Andy Brownbill
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

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
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