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Olympic Games

Every Olympics since 1988 Canada’s greatest triumph at the Olympic Games came at Sydney 2000, when Daniel Nestor and Sebastien Lareau won the men’s doubles gold medal, defeating Australian legends and favourites Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde in the final. This remains Canada’s only tennis medal at the Olympic Games, though Nestor came close again […]

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Parapan American Games

At the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru, Canadian Rob Shaw won gold in the quad singles final of the wheelchair tennis competition and made history as the first Canadian tennis player (able-bodied or wheelchair) to win a singles gold medal in a multisport competition. Canada earned its very first Parapan American medal in […]

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Pan American Games

Canada’s best performance at the Pan Am Games came on home soil in Toronto in 2015, played at Aviva Centre, the home of Rogers Cup presented by National Bank. Canada won two medals with Gabriela Dabrowski leading the way – winning a gold in women’s doubles alongside Carol Zhao, and a silver in mixed doubles […]

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Paralympics

Wheelchair tennis officially joined the Paralympic program at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games, four years after being a demonstration sport in Seoul. The Paralympic Games featured only men’s and women’s draws until 2004, when the quad tournament also joined the field. Wheelchair tennis has now awarded medals at seven Paralympic Games. Canada has yet to […]

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Wheelchair tennis World Team Cup

The BNP Paribas World Team Cup is considered to be the Davis Cup and Fed Cup of wheelchair tennis, the biggest team event in the sport. Following regional qualifying, World Team Cup is held over a one-week period in a different host city each year, bringing together nations from around the world to compete in […]

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