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Vancouver's Rebecca Marino to return to tennis after five-year absence

MONTREAL — Canadian tennis player Rebecca Marino will return to competition next week for the first time in nearly five years.

Marino, a former world No. 403 more words

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Odlum Brown VanOpen official raves about strong return to Hollyburn

Tournament director Rik de Voest was talking Monday about how pleased he was with how the resurrected Odlum Brown VanOpen tennis tournament went at Hollyburn Country Club. 551 more words

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Aussie Thompson, who beat world No. 1 Murray earlier this season, plays in VanOpen final today

Today at the Odlum Brown VanOpen, Jordan Thompson looks to add to a 2017 resume that includes beating world No. 1 Andy Murray.

Thompson, a 23-year-old Aussie, will face Germany’s Cedrik-Marcel Stebe for the men’s singles VanOpen crown sometime after 3 p.m. 325 more words

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Bester's best of includes facing Baghdatis on Hollyburn home turf

For Philip Bester, playing Marcos Baghdatis at the Hollyburn Country Club was a career highlight. Listening to him afterwards was, too.

Bester, one of the top tennis players this province has ever produced, announced this week that he was retiring from the pro game after the Odlum Brown VanOpen at Hollyburn, his home club. 668 more words

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Zhao wows Hollyburn crowd again, advancing to today's VanOpen semifinals

Carol Zhao will become first Canadian woman to make the semifinals at the Odlum Brown VanOpen since 2013 when she takes to the court at the Hollyburn Country Club today. 460 more words

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Comeback Carol rallies for second straight day at Odlum Brown VanOpen

The two stats to know about Carol Zhao’s tennis match Thursday at the Odlum Brown VanOpen are 18 minutes and one hour, 42 minutes.

The first is how long it took Yanina Wickmayer to beat Richmond Hill, Ont., native Zhao in the opening set. 551 more words

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No Shap: Young Canadian star won't be here for Odlum Brown VanOpen

Denis Shapovalov won’t be in Vancouver this week.

The Canadian tennis wunderkind was slated to play in the Odlum Brown VanOpen — that is until he made his epic run to the Rogers Cup semi finals this week. 196 more words

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