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  1. A hampered Milos Raonic whitewashed by Andy Murray in Monte Carlo
    Stephanie Myles

    A hampered Milos Raonic whitewashed by Andy Murray in Monte Carlo

  2. First Serve – Canadians on the pro tennis tours this week
    Stephanie Myles

    First Serve – Canadians on the pro tennis tours this week

  3. Former tennis pro Rebecca Marino competes as UBC rower
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    Former tennis pro Rebecca Marino competes as UBC rower

  4. Milos Raonic posts improbable win over Pablo Cuevas to advance to Monte Carlo third round
    Stephanie Myles

    Milos Raonic posts improbable win over Pablo Cuevas to advance to Monte Carlo third round

  5. Back to the Fed Cup drawing board for Canada after a loss to Slovakia
    Stephanie Myles

    Back to the Fed Cup drawing board for Canada after a loss to Slovakia

  6. Olympic Ice In Our Veins: You wouldn't know we weren't at the North Pole
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Olympic Ice In Our Veins: You wouldn't know we weren't at the North Pole

  7. Milos Raonic pulls out another dramatic victory, but the adductor muscle woes return in Monte Carlo
    Stephanie Myles

    Milos Raonic pulls out another dramatic victory, but the adductor muscle woes return in Monte Carlo

  8. Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard in the market for a new agent – again – after parting ways with IMG
    Stephanie Myles

    Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard in the market for a new agent – again – after parting ways with IMG

  9. With coach Thomas Hogstedt out, Eugenie Bouchard makes a new start in Madrid
    Stephanie Myles

    With coach Thomas Hogstedt out, Eugenie Bouchard makes a new start in Madrid

  10. Canada down 0-2 to Slovakia after first day of Fed Cup, although it could have been different
    Stephanie Myles

    Canada down 0-2 to Slovakia after first day of Fed Cup, although it could have been different

  • Top seed Bacsinszky wins Morocco title

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Top-seeded Timea Bacsinszky comfortably beat qualifier Marina Erakovic of New Zealand 6-2, 6-1 to win the Grand Prix SAR on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 hours ago
  • Safarova rallies to win Prague Open

    Safarova rallies to win Prague Open

    Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic came from a set down to win the Prague Open, overcoming Sam Stosur of Australia 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the final on Saturday. Safarova broke Stosur for 4-3 in the final set and served out with her 14th ace to claim … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 hours ago
  • Errani upset in Madrid 1st round

    MADRID (AP) -- Sara Errani lost in the first round for the third time this season, losing 7-5, 7-5 to Camila Giorgi at the Madrid Masters on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 hours ago
  • Dimitrov-Schwartzman in Istanbul final

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria faces unseeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in the final of the Istanbul Open with the two players meeting for the first time. … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 hours ago
  • Clay-court star Almagro in Estoril final

    Clay-court star Almagro in Estoril final

    Clay-court specialist Nicolas Almagro defeated second-seeded Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5 at the Estoril Open on Saturday to reach his second final of the season. Almagro will face fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, who upset third-seeded Benoit Paire … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 hours ago
  • Thiem gets ATP-high 29th win of year

    MUNICH (AP) -- Dominic Thiem of Austria surpassed Novak Djokovic for most wins on tour this year as he reached the BMW Open final by defeating Alexander Zverev of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 hours ago
  • Top seed Simon upset in Estoril quarters

    Top seed Simon upset in Estoril quarters

    ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) -- Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain ousted top-seeded Gilles Simon 6-3, 6-4 in the Estoril Open quarterfinals on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 4:56 PM EDT
  • Zverev upsets Goffin to reach BMW semis

    Zverev upsets Goffin to reach BMW semis

    MUNICH (AP) -- Alexander Zverev of Germany upset top seed David Goffin 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 on Friday to reach the BMW Open semifinals. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 4:16 PM EDT
  • Dimitrov vs. Karlovic in Istanbul semis

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov rebounded from a slow start on Friday to defeat sixth-seeded Jiri Vesely 7-6 (1), 6-1 and advance to the semifinals of the Istanbul Open. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 3:22 PM EDT
  • Top-seeded Bacsinszky into Morocco final

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Top-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland beat fifth-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary 6-4, 7-5 on Friday to reach the Grand Prix SAR final, where she will face qualifier Marina Erakovic of New Zealand. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 12:21 PM EDT
  • Agassi to face Bruguera in exhibition

    ATLANTA (AP) -- Andre Agassi will face Sergi Bruguera in an exhibition as part of the Atlanta Open on July 31, providing a rematch of the 1996 Olympics gold medal final in Atlanta. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 11:29 AM EDT
  • With coach Thomas Hogstedt out, Eugenie Bouchard makes a new start in Madrid

    With coach Thomas Hogstedt out, Eugenie Bouchard makes a new start in Madrid

    Thomas Hogstedt, who was a steady influence in righting the Genie Bouchard ship after her concussion incident, is out. Is Nick Saviano back in? … More »

    Eh Game - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 11:15 AM EDT
  • Serena out of Madrid Open due to illness

    Serena out of Madrid Open due to illness

    MADRID (AP) -- Serena Williams will miss the Madrid Open because of illness. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 9:08 AM EDT
  • Safarova to play Stosur in Prague final

    Safarova to play Stosur in Prague final

    PRAGUE (AP) -- Second-seeded Lucie Safarova and fourth-seeded Sam Stosur advanced to the Prague Open final on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 8:51 AM EDT
  • Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

    Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

    (Reuters) - Women's world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open because of flu, the organizers said on Friday. "Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from Madrid because I've been battling the flu and I'm not at 100 percent. I … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 6:16 AM EDT
  • Top-seeded Bacsinszky into Morocco semis

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Top-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the semifinals of the Grand Prix SAR, saving all four break-points she faced against Johanna Larsson of Sweden in a 6-4, 6-1 win on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 3:04 PM EDT
  • No. 1 seed Tomic ousted in Istanbul

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Top-seeded Bernard Tomic was knocked out of the Istanbul Open, losing to unseeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 3:01 PM EDT
  • Kuznetsova rallies to reach Prague semis

    Kuznetsova rallies to reach Prague semis

    PRAGUE (AP) -- Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova rallied to defeat Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 and advance to the Prague Open semifinals on Thursday … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 2:54 PM EDT
  • Olympic "Ice In Our Veins": "You wouldn't know we weren't at the North Pole"

    Olympic "Ice In Our Veins": "You wouldn't know we weren't at the North Pole"

    The Canadian Olympic Committee's Todd Denis takes Eh Game behind the scenes of #IceInOurVeins. … More »

    Eh Game - Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 2:42 PM EDT
  • Goffin, Fognini make BMW Open quarters

    Goffin, Fognini make BMW Open quarters

    MUNICH (AP) -- Top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium advanced to the quarterfinals of the BMW Open by beating Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 1:30 PM EDT
  • Busta, Almagro reach Estoril quarters

    ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) -- Eighth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain reached his fourth clay-court quarterfinal of the year when he defeated Taro Daniel of Japan 6-4, 7-5 in the Estoril Open on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 12:15 PM EDT
  • Kyrgios, Coric reach Estoril quarters

    ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) -- Second-seeded Nick Kyrgios of Australia beat Inigo Cervantes of Spain 7-6 (4), 7-5 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Estoril Open on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 6:50 PM EDT
  • Canada looks to winter for Summer Olympics mojo

    Canada looks to winter for Summer Olympics mojo

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian Olympic Committee is hoping to tap into some of the country's Winter Games mojo by building a Rio de Janeiro Olympic brand campaign it hopes will leave people cold. With the Rio Summer Games 100 … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 6:19 PM EDT
  • Olympics-Canada looks to winter for Summer Olympics mojo

    By Steve Keating TORONTO, April 27 (Reuters) - The Canadian Olympic Committee is hoping to tap into some of the country's Winter Games mojo by building a Rio de Janeiro Olympic brand campaign it hopes will leave people cold. With the Rio Summer … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 5:56 PM EDT
  • Dimitrov reaches Istanbul quarterfinals

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov had to overcome some tough resistance from qualifier Adrian Ungur before coming through 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 for a place in the quarterfinals of the Istanbul Open on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 4:39 PM EDT
  • Top seed Bacsinszky survives in Morocco

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Top-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland overcame five breaks of serve to beat Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix SAR on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 3:45 PM EDT
  • Del Potro advances, Monfils withdraws

    Juan Martin del Potro made a successful clay-court comeback after three years away when he beat Dustin Brown 7-6 (2), 6-4 to advance to the second round of the BMW Open on Wednesday. Del Potro won the U.S. Open in 2009 and was ranked as high as No. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 2:27 PM EDT
  • Exclusive: Wimbledon to focus on out-of-competition drug tests

    Exclusive: Wimbledon to focus on out-of-competition drug tests

    By Simon Cambers LONDON (Reuters) - Players competing at Wimbledon are set to be drug-tested more than ever before in the build-up to this year's championships as organizers focus resources on out-of-competition testing. Scarred by a string of … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 1:37 PM EDT
  • Nadal to carry Spain's flag at Olympics

    Nadal to carry Spain's flag at Olympics

    Rafael Nadal is getting a second chance to be Spain's Olympic flag-bearer. Four years ago, Nadal was selected to carry the Spanish flag at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, but had to pull out of the games with an injury. On Wednesday, … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 1:27 PM EDT
  • Nadal to carry Spain flag at Rio Games

    Nadal to carry Spain flag at Rio Games

    MADRID (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal, 14-times grand slam singles tennis champion, will carry Spain's flag at the opening ceremony for this year Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he said on Wednesday. "I'm really proud to be Spain flag bearer in #Rio2016," … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 12:40 PM EDT
  • Kuznetsova, Safarova advance in Prague

    Kuznetsova, Safarova advance in Prague

    PRAGUE (AP) -- Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova advanced to the quarterfinals of the Prague Open by beating unseeded Madison Brengle 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 12:10 PM EDT
  • Rio de Janeiro is already in a league of its own for pre-Olympics problems

    Rio de Janeiro is already in a league of its own for pre-Olympics problems

    One hundred days out from lighting the Olympic cauldron, it's ready or not, here it comes. … More »

    Eh Game - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 11:55 AM EDT
  • Olympics-Nadal to carry Spain flag at Rio Games

    MADRID, April 27 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal, 14-times grand slam singles tennis champion, will carry Spain's flag at the opening ceremony for this year Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he said on Wednesday. "I'm really proud to be Spain flag bearer in … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 11:47 AM EDT
  • Publish my drug test results, says Nadal

    Publish my drug test results, says Nadal

    (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has asked the International Tennis Federation to publish the results of his drug tests following an accusation of doping by a former French cabinet minister. The 14-times grand slam champion said on Monday he was suing … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 11:18 AM EDT
  • COC unveils brand campaign for 2016 Rio Olympics: Ice in our Veins

    COC unveils brand campaign for 2016 Rio Olympics: Ice in our Veins

    After a strong performance at the Winter Olympics, the Canadian Olympic Committee is sticking with a wintry theme for its Rio 2016 brand campaign. The COC launched the "Ice In Our Veins" campaign Wednesday morning with the Summer Olympics just 100 … More »

    The Canadian Press - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 9:01 AM EDT
  • Wimbledon to beef up measures against doping, corruption

    Wimbledon to beef up measures against doping, corruption

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - The Wimbledon championships will protect its squeaky clean image with enhanced anti-doping and anti-corruption measures for this year's 130th tournament, organisers said on Tuesday. Tennis was rocked by … More »

    Reuters - Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 5:30 AM EDT
  • Wimbledon organisers ramping up drug testing

    Wimbledon organisers ramping up drug testing

    Wimbledon organisers are ramping up anti-doping efforts in this year's tournament in response to Maria Sharapova's positive drug test. … More »

    7News - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 10:01 PM EDT
  • Fratangelo earns wild card for French

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Tennis Association says that 2011 French Open junior champion Bjorn Fratangelo of Pittsburgh has earned a wild-card entry for the main draw at Roland Garros. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 8:51 PM EDT
  • Kuznetsova, Safarova advance in Prague

    PRAGUE (AP) -- Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-0, 5-7, 6-1 in the first round of the Prague Open on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 3:43 PM EDT
  • Granollers labors to win in Istanbul

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers had to fight hard in the second set to advance to the second round of the Istanbul Open on Tuesday, beating the 413rd-ranked wild card Cem Ilkel 6-1, 7-6 (9). … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 3:19 PM EDT
  • Garcia-Lopez moves on in Estoril Open

    ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) -- Fifth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez survived a late collapse to defeat Michael Berrer of Germany 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Tuesday and advance to the second round of the Estoril Open. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 3:13 PM EDT
  • Nadal wants his drug tests made public

    Nadal wants his drug tests made public

    Fed up with being accused of doping, Rafael Nadal has written to the president of the International Tennis Federation and asked for all of his drug-test results and blood profile records to be made public. Nadal's letter was sent to ITF President … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 1:51 PM EDT
  • Rain, snow halt most matches at BMW Open

    MUNICH (AP) -- Heavy rain and snow wiped out most of Tuesday's play at the BMW Open, with Florian Mayer beating Matthias Bachinger 6-4, 6-4 in the only full-length match. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 12:45 PM EDT
  • Wimbledon prize money upped by 5 percent

    Wimbledon prize money upped by 5 percent

    This year's men's and women's singles champions at Wimbledon will each receive nearly $3 million, as the Grand Slam tournament increases overall prize money by 5 percent. The All England Club also announced Tuesday that it is increasing spending to … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 12:40 PM EDT
  • Top seed Bacsinszky advances in Morocco

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Top-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland beat Anna Blinkova of Russia 6-4, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Grand Prix SAR on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 12:39 PM EDT
  • Andra Day to appear on 40 million Coke cups at McDonald's

    Andra Day to appear on 40 million Coke cups at McDonald's

    Andra Day wants to inspire people to rise up while drinking a Coke. The Grammy-nominated singer's image and lyrics from her standout single "Rise Up" will appear exclusively on more than 40 million Coca-Cola cups at select McDonald's throughout the … More »

    The Canadian Press - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 8:43 AM EDT
  • Missouri senator reads 50 Cent book in sales tax filibuster

    Missouri senator reads 50 Cent book in sales tax filibuster

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Senate has tabled a sales tax proposal after a senator filibustered it by reading a book about 50 Cent. … More »

    The Canadian Press - Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 8:38 AM EDT
  • Nadal sues former French minister who accused him of doping

    Nadal sues former French minister who accused him of doping

    Rafael Nadal filed suit Monday against a former French minister who accused him of doping, saying he needs to defend his integrity and image as an athlete. The Spanish tennis star said his lawyers lodged the defamation suit in Paris against … More »

    The Canadian Press - Mon, 25 Apr, 2016 4:48 PM EDT
  • Coric, Mayer, Almagro move on in Estoril

    ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) -- Sixth-seeded Borna Coric defeated Italian qualifier Andrea Arnaboldi of Italy 6-4, 6-1 on Monday to reach the second round of the Estoril Open. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 25 Apr, 2016 3:05 PM EDT
  • Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

    Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

    Extra security measures may be needed to protect some athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the Rio de Janeiro Games, one of Brazil's top security officials said Monday. Andrei Rodrigues, responsible for overseeing Brazil's … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 25 Apr, 2016 2:29 PM EDT