Under the direction of Brigitte St-Hilaire, the Nun’s Island doubles tournament was a great success. With 64 players coming from several regions of Quebec, a total of 60 matches were played during the weekend. The tournament ended on Sunday with the presentation of the four finals. Here are the finalists for each category: DRAW A … More Lots of matches at the Nun’s Island doubles tournament!
The 2019 Steve Stevens Senior National Tennis Championships came to a close on Saturday. Taking place at numerous clubs across the Greater Toronto Area from August 18-24, this year’s event was a roaring success with hundreds taking part as favourable weather ensured a staggering 1008 matches were completed in total. Whilst there were riveting matches … More Quebecers stand out at the Steve Stevens Senior National Tennis Championships
WOMEN’S PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP AT CARREFOUR MULTISPORTS This is your chance to play the only provincial tournament with 450 points in the Rogers rankings. The tournament will be from July 24th to 28th and registration will start May 27th. For registration and more information (please look at the section Rules), click here. QUEBEC CITY – ITF … More 3 events to add to your calendar
The women’s eastern Canadian senior national championships were held March 13th to 17th at the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club. Nine players from Quebec participated in this tournament which brought together 93 players in total. Categories ranged from 35 to 75 and over. Players could participate both in singles and doubles. Here are some of the … More Quebecers at the women’s eastern Canadian senior indoor national championships
Let’s start off 2019 in a good way by registering for these two tournaments! CÔTE-DE-LIESSE PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT (300 – Rogers rankings) Dates : February 20th -24th Deadline to register : February 13th at 16:00pm Singles and/ou doubles tournament For more information ( see Regulation section) and to register, click here : TOURNOI FEMMES VÉTÉRANS – FEV – Montréal (CDL) CIBC QUEBEC PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT Dates : … More Upcoming tournaments
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