Toronto’s Mayfair club hosted the first tournament of the season. This tournament is part of a Canadian ITF serie. Marie-Josée Laporte, from Montreal, did very well being finalist both insingles and doubles. Her doubles partner was Francine Pilon. Marie-Josée is now 7th in Canada in singles, in her age group.
Brigitte St-Hilaire was 10 years old when she started playing tennis in Quebec City. She is watching tennis on TV when she asks her mother to have a racket. On her first outing to hit against the school wall, she lost her three balls in less than five minutes, but not her motivation. She immediately … More Senior’s profile : Brigitte St-Hilaire
Playing tennis would help to live longer. This is the conclusion of this article from the New York Times entitled ” The best sport for a longer life? Try tennis “. Here is a brief excerpt : ” But these gains were notably less than for playing tennis, which was linked to 9.7 added years … More Play tennis to live longer?
From October 21st to 26th, the World team championships were played under the warm sun in Miami Beach. The participants were divided into three age groups: 35, 40 and 45 and over. On the women side, two Quebecers represented Canada for this event, Cristina Popescu and Angela Veitch. Popescu, and the 35 and over Canadian … More World team championships : Popescu and Veitch in Miami Beach
Last weekend, the annual doubles tournament was held at Nun’s Island Tennis Club. We would like to sincerely thank Brigitte St-Hilaire who once again this year has worked tirelessly to provide the players with a tournament environment where camaraderie is present. For all results, please click here: TOURNOI DU QUÉBEC FEMMES VÉTÉRANS DOUBLE – NOV … More NUN’S ISLAND DOUBLES TOURNAMENT
Four provincial and national tournaments will be presented this summer! Mont-Tremblant and Quebec City will be hosting ITF (International Tennis Federation) tournaments. These tournaments will be followed by our Provincial Championships in Laval. The season will end with the presentation of the Steve Stevens National Championships in Montreal. More details in the TOURNAMENT section
It is a total of 64 players that competed in this single and double annual tournament. Having doubled the number of participants in the last two years, we can say that senior women tennis is healthy. Thank you to Walter Weinzinger and his team at CDL for organizing this tournament and we hope to renew … More RECORD OF PARTICIPATION AT THE CDL PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT!
This friendly team competition between New England and Quebec is at its 39th year! In order not to miss this great opportunity, please read the full post, which includes the letter from captain Pauline Lafrenière.
Caroline Frenette is the Quebec representative on the national seniors tennis committee. Here are some of the duties of this advisory committee: Answer questions and have an open dialogue between senior members in your respective regions. Discuss and help make senior tennis policy along with Tennis Canada to better liaison the players from your region … More DID YOU KNOW?