The Canadian tennis scene reached new heights in recent years thanks to a young core of domestic talent that broke through on the sport's biggest stages.
A cooling-off period appears to have settled in this season. Canada's top players will look to rectify that at the upcoming French Open.
At No. 10, Felix Auger-Aliassime is the highest-seeded Canadian at the second Grand Slam of the season. Denis Shapovalov, who also helped anchor Canada to a Davis Cup title last fall, is the other Canadian in the men's singles field at Roland Garros.
Bianca Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, leads the Canadian charge in women's singles. She's joined by Leylah Fernandez, who reached the final at Flushing Meadows in 2021, and Rebecca Marino. "Following success like that there's often a consolidation phase," said longtime tennis broadcaster and former Canadian Davis Cup team coach Robert Bettauer. "First of all, you're not the hunter anymore, you're the hunted.Read more on cbc.ca