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Eight Canadians in the main draw at Wimbledon 2014

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Montreal, June 20, 2014 – Early this morning the draws were made for Wimbledon. Four earned direct entry into the singles main draws including Eugenie Bouchard (Westmount, QC), Sharon Fichman (Toronto, ON), Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC), and Milos Raonic...

Chalkdust Chronicles: Time to get that rain delay practice in!

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by: TennisConnected Staff It was, of course, too good to be true. Quarter-final morning saw beautiful blue skies, not one cloud in the sky, and the best of an English summer beckoned. With last year’s semi-finalist Caroline Wozniacki in good form...

Wimbledon 2014: Men’s and women’s singles draws

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The men's and women's singles draws for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships can be found at the link below. Link: Men's Draw. Link: Women's Draw.

Pospisil falls at Topshelf Open; Gasquet, Querrey advance to semifinals in Eastbourne

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Topshelf Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands Quarterfinal results: Joao Sousa defeats Thimeo de Bakker 6-4, 6-2 Benjamin Becker defeats (6) Vasek Pospisil 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 6-4 ***** Aegon International, Eastbourne, Great Britain Quarterfinal results: (1) Richard Gasquet defeats Martin Klizan 6-3, 6-4 Sam Querrey defeats Julien...

Chalkdust Chronicles: Tennis and Football rules

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by: TennisConnected Staff Down by the sea-side the sun shone, especially on the WTA seeds that were largely still left in the draw after the early round carnage. And with the World Cup underway, there were some lovely light moments...

Verdasco reaches quartefinals at Topshelf Open; Gasquet defeats Tomic at Eastbourne

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Topshelf Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands Second round results: (2) Fernando Verdasco defeats Jesse Huta Galung 7-5, 6-3 (6) Vasek Pospisil defeats Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-2 (8) Jurgen Melzer defeats Lukas Lacko 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 (3) Roberto Bautista Agut defeats Matthew Ebden 7-5, 7-6(1) Joao...

Wimbledon 2014 Men’s and Women’s Seeds

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The men's and women's seeds for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships can be found below. Gentlemen’s Singles DJOKOVIC, Novak (SRB) NADAL, Rafael (ESP) MURRAY, Andy (GBR) FEDERER, Roger (SUI) WAWRINKA, Stan (SUI) BERDYCH, Tomas (CZE) FERRER, David (ESP) RAONIC, Milos (CAN)...

Rogers Cup introduces “Art of Tenins” theme for 2014 in Toronto

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June 18, 2014, Toronto, ON – Tennis Canada announced Wednesday the introduction of a new theme for the 2014 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Toronto – “The Art of Tennis”. Combining art and tennis...

Chalkdust Chronicles: Scattered seeds in the Eastbourne Winds

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by: TennisConnected Staff It was not a good day for the seeds again, as organisers run for the nearest Magnum (ice-cream) concession as Victoria Azarenka’s comeback ended in a three set thriller against Camila Giorgi. After amusing the crowds at...

Verdasco prevails at Topshelf Open; Young advaces in Eastbourne

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Topshelf Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands First-round results: (2) Fernando Verdasco defeats Paul-Henri Mathieu 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 (7) N Mahut defeats K Coppejans 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 Jan-Lennard Struff defeats Lukas Rosol 6-4, 6-2 (8) Jurgen Melzer defeats Alejandro Falla 6-4, 6-3 (3) Roberto Bautista...

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Garin Wins Rio Crown; Opelka Claims Delray Beach Open; Tsitsipas Defends...

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Rio Open presented by Claro—Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Chilean Christian Garin secured his fourth career title on Sunday in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, dismissing unheralded...