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Increased Broadcasting of WTA Tournaments in Canada

February 21, 2020

TSN announced on Thursday the terms of a new agreement with the WTA which will allow them to increase their tennis broadcasts. In fact, the network will broadcast nine WTA tournaments in 2020. This will allow tennis fans from across Canada to follow the best WTA players, including last year’s US Open Champion, Bianca Andreescu.

The 2019 Canadian Tennis Season - By the Numbers

January 8, 2020

Summary of Canadian succes in tennis throughout the year.

Sylvain Bruneau Receives the Jack Donohue Award at the 2019 Petro-Canada Sports Leadership Awards Gala

November 8, 2019

Canada’s most deserving and influential coaches and sports managers will be honored tonight at the 2019 Petro-Canada Sports Leadership Awards Gala. Among the laureates is Sylvain Bruneau, who will rec

Newly-certified coach “very proud” to be part of the Tennis Professionals Association

November 7, 2019

At 31-years-old, Aditya coaches at the North Vancouver Tennis Centre in British Columbia. Originally from Chennai, India, he moved to Canada at the age of 24. His path to becoming a coach in this country isn’t necessarily one that’s well-trodden – although his reasons for taking up the role, including his passion for the sport, are a familiar tale.

National Coaches Week

September 21, 2019

National Coaches Week is a time to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. We've put together the top three coaching moments in Canadian tennis so far this year. 

Interview with Sam Sumyk by Peter Figura

July 26, 2019

Sam Sumyk is a French tennis coach. He currently coaches WTA world number three and two-time grand slam champion Garbine Muguruza. Previously he has worked with former world #1, Victoria Azarenka, former world #2, Vera Zvonareva and 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard.

Changes to Professional Tennis, August 2019

July 22, 2019

The ATP, WTA and ITF recognise the need to create additional professional playing opportunities and improve the flow of players on a more clearly-defined pathway into the professional level of events for both men’s and women’s circuits.

International Tennis Federation and National Associations announce World Tennis Number project

July 9, 2019

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) and leading National Tennis Associations today announced a strategic project to develop and implement a global, level-based tennis rating, designed to enable more matches to be played between players of similar levels, from beginners to professionals. 

Ontario Racquet Club reaps the rewards of hiring TPA-member coaches

June 30, 2019

One of Tennis Canada’s major initiatives is prioritizing safe sport. The organization encourages coaches across the country become Tennis Professional Association (TPA) members in an effort to safeguard the sport. 

Modification to Certification Structure - January 2020

June 12, 2019

After consulting various coaching development leaders across the country, including provincial staff, course facilitators and the TPA Advisory Committee, Tennis Canada has decided to modify the current coaching development pathway to better meet the demands of our growing industry. 

ITF, WTA and ATP Deliver Optimised Professional Tenis Structure

June 3, 2019

The ITF (International Tennis Federation) has today announced an agreement with the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) and the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) to optimise the structure of men’s and women’s professional tennis. This will provide additional competitive opportunities and a clear and fair pathway for talented players.

Tennis Canada Annual Report 2018

May 14, 2019

The Annual Report highlights another amazing year for tennis in Canada right from the professional tours to grassroots tennis and everything in between like Facilities development or the creation of a Safe Sport department, all of which is critical to the growth and success of our sport in Canada. The Report includes officiating, coaching, seniors tennis, wheelchair tennis, corporate partners, community tennis, fundraising, facilities, Rogers Cup/Coupe Rogers, and lots more. It really shares the story of our sport in Canada.

Tennis Canada Launches Official Podcast - Match Point

May 9, 2019

Hosted by Canadian tennis writer and analyst Mike McIntyre and Sportsnet 590 the FAN radio broadcaster Ben Lewis, Match Point Canada is the latest incarnation of The Southpaw Slice, the country’s go-to tennis podcast, providing weekly coverage of the ATP and WTA with a focus on Canada’s top players.