A zillion years ago, at a public park in suburban Lachine, Quebec, the Canadian Fed Cup team tried to get into the World Group.
Two retireds, including a newlywed québécoise.
At the 2012 French Open, there was a monster Canuckian day early on …
MONTREAL – They actually put up a credible effort against the more experienced Spanish team of Garbiñe Muguruza and Carla Suárez Navarro. But wild cards Stéphanie Dubois and Françoise Abanda were eliminated.
It was not a banner day for Canadian tennis at the Rogers Cup.
Genie… Genie … Genie … oh, boy.
There were 14 Canadians in the qualifying at the Rogers Cup in Toronto and Montreal. Two made it.
There are a dozen qualifiers in the women’s Rogers Cup draw (compared to seven for the men).
They might have to rename the Citi Open event in Washington, D.C. this week the CanadOpen.
Back on the courts for Wimbledon champion Vasek Pospisil.
Canadian Fed Cup captain Sylvain Bruneau doesn’t expect a cakewalk against Slovakia next weekend, even with the absences of Dominika Cibulkova and Daniela Hantuchova.
Here’s Canadian Fed Cup captain Sylvain Bruneau on the upcoming tie against Serbia – talking about the absence of Serbia’s big stars, Genie Bouchard’s value to the team, and how Stéphanie Dubois took the news of her being left off the squad.