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Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov look for injury relief as Australian Open set to open

Canadian men's tennis was plagued by injuries in 2023. But as the 2024 season begins, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov have both been pronounced — if not good as new — at least good to go for their first-round matches at the Australian Open Monday.
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Felix Auger-Aliassime upset by unseeded Jiri Lehecka at Australian Open

The sixth-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime was defeated 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) by No. 71 Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic, an unseeded player who already had upset No. 21 seed Borna Coric and No. 11 Cameron Norrie earlier in the week. The Montreal native said he has had a tough week.

Canadian Katherine Sebov's lengthy struggles pave way to 1st Grand Slam berth

Canada's Katherine Sebov, who turned 24 on Jan. 5, qualified for the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in her career after defeating No. 21 seed Simona Waltert of Switzerland 6-4, 6-3 in the final round of qualifying.

Canada defeats Australia to capture its 1st Davis Cup championship

Canada won its first Davis Cup title on Sunday, beating Australia behind victories from Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime in Malaga, Spain.
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Alcaraz tops Sinner in latest-ending match in U.S. Open history to advance to semis

This was a match that would not end. Should not end, one might say. Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner, two of the brightest young stars of men's tennis, traded shots of the highest quality and countless momentum swings across five sterling sets for 5 hours, 15 minutes until Alcaraz finally won the last point at 2:50 a.m. on Thursday, the latest finish in U.S. Open history.
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Canada's Leylah Fernandez advances to French Open quarter-finals, Auger-Aliassime loses thriller to Nadal

There will be one Canadian in the Roland Garros singles quarter-finals this year, after Leylah Fernandez edged out American Amanda Anisimova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in their fourth-round match Sunday. Fellow Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime came oh, so close to joining her in the men's final eight, only to fall just short.

Shapovalov brings on familiar face as new coach with aim to further potential

The new coaching voice in Denis Shapovalov's ear is a fellow Canadian he's known since he was a young boy, who hails from the same hometown. Peter Polansky is also a coaching newbie, who still considers himself an active player.

Canada's Auger-Aliassime entering Indian Wells with high expectations for himself

After a first-round bye, Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime will open play at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday against either Botic Van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands or American qualifier Tennys Sandgren.

Canada's Auger-Aliassime suffers agonizing 5-set loss to Medvedev at Australian Open

Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime is out of the Australian Open after losing his quarter-final to Daniil Medvedev on Wednesday.
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Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime breezes into round of 16 at Australian Open with straight-sets win

Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime has advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open. Auger-Aliassime defeated Britain's Dan Evans in straight sets 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday at the Grand Slam event.

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