Canadians Doing Damage In Rotterdam

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ATP TENNIS: ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament Rotterdam, Netherlands [5] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) vs. [104] Vasek Pospisil (CAN) Medvedev won their only prior meeting in straight sets, but it was not that straightforward a victory. The Canadian pushed him in the first set to a tiebreaker and 7-5 in the second set; thus, Medvedev knew…

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Day 2 Australian Open Drama

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Maria Sharapova needed a wildcard and sadly she did not make good use of it. Currently ranked outside the top hundred (145), she needed to make some impressive noise at this Australian Open to improve her ranking; she did not. Sharapova lost 3-6, 4-6 in the first round to [19] Donna Vekic (CRO). Day 2…

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Felix Auger-Aliassime Versus Alexander Zverev

Felix vs Alexander

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monaco It will be a clash of an established youngster, ranked three on the ATP Tour, versus the rapidly rising Canadian teenager. All the pressure will be on Alexander Zverev to prove he is the man; however, given his recent spotty performance, Zverev may not be feeling quite so confident. Zverev has…

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MOVER OF THE WEEK: Felix Auger-Aliassime

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Eighteen-year-old Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime gets the honors of mover of the week with his impressive run to the semifinals of the Miami Open. The Canadian almost made it to the final; however, his lack of experience in such a pressure packed situation was his undoing. Auger-Aliassime had both sets on his racquet but he fell…

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Felix Auger-Aliassime Makes History In Miami

Noise Felix Auger-Aliassime

Miami Open, USA [13] Borna Coric (CRO) vs. [57] Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) It was the first meeting between a current upstart versus a former upstart. A professional player since 2013, Coric was the veteran; however, it was the eighteen-year-old who played with the composure of a veteran. There is a quiet composure about the young…

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MOVER OF THE WEEK: Laslo Djere

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Twenty-three-year-old Laslo Djere, turned professional in 2013, and he has been quietly working his way up the rankings. The Serbian put it all together with an excellent performance at the Rio Open over the weekend. He took out the number one seed, Dominic Thiem, in the first round and he never looked back. Building on…

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