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NCAA scholarship, prospective pro career on tap for Barrhaven tennis talent

Updated On: March 2, 2017
At 6 a.m., you won’t find a whole bunch of 17-year-olds on the tennis court, let alone out of bed for that matter. But the early rise is part of the daily routine for Ottawa native Malik Bhatnagar, a rising prospect headed to Florida on an NCAA Div. 1 scholarship come this fall.

Ottawa tennis spirit bounces high

Updated On: March 2, 2017
On top of setting a Canadian record for attendance at a home Davis Cup event, the local tennis community also attempted to get in the Guinness record books for the most people simultaneously bouncing a ball on a tennis racquet during the Feb. 3-5 event at TD Place.

High school boys' soccer and tennis city champions crowned

Created On: December 22, 2016
The national capital association held its city finals this fall for two sports on the springtime OFSAA calendar – boys’ soccer and tennis.

Nepean athlete ready to return to centre-stage at figure skating nationals

Created On: December 14, 2016
In 2014, Alaine Chartrand competed in the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Ottawa, where the Nepean Skating Club product is set to return for the 2017 edition of the event from Jan. 16-22.

Dabrowski cleans house to win pro circuit doubles tourney

Updated On: December 8, 2016
Ottawa native Gabriela Dabrowski won her 12th career ITF Pro Circuit tournament title at November’s Tevlin Women’s Challenger in Toronto.

Squash player wins every game in 4 matches for tour title

Updated On: December 8, 2016
Queensview Goodlife product Samantha Cornett won every game 3-0 in her four matches en route to a Professional Squash Association World Tour tournament title on Nov. 21 in Sarnia.

Local coach of 35+ years spreads love of tennis

Updated On: December 8, 2016
For coach Nick Patterson, Tennis For Life is much more than a name. Yes, Tennis For Life Ottawa is his company’s monicker, but what’s most important is it represents a guiding philosophy that reigns supreme no matter who he’s working with: it’s all about developing a love for the sport that will last a lifetime.

More capital connections to Rio 2016 Olympics

Created On: August 16, 2016
There are a number of Rio 2016 Olympians with lighter connections to the capital. Shortly after making his Olympic debut at London 2012, table tennis player Eugene Wang moved overseas to train alongside top-level athletes, now using Germany as his main training base and playing in a French professional league.

Ottawa at the Olympics profile – Gabriela Dabrowski (tennis)

Updated On: August 2, 2016
Heavy financial investment as a junior paying off for Rio tennis player

Sport politics & near misses keep several local athletes from competing in Olympics

Updated On: August 1, 2016
On top of Kelleigh Ryan’s exclusion due to her fencing event rotating out of of the Olympics this quadrennial, sport politics kept another local athlete out of the Games as well. Two-time Olympic hammer thrower Sultana Frizell of the Ottawa Lions Track-and-Field Club was not nominated for Canada’s track-and-field team despite hitting the international standards set out to make her eligible.

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