10sBalls.com

Eugenie Bouchard Named 2018 Tennis Canada Female Player Of The Year / Eugenie Bouchard Nommée Joueuse De L’année 2018 De Tennis Canada

Gabriela Dabrowski takes home Doubles Player of the Year honors; Rebecca Marino is the Most Improved Player and Annie Fernandez Leylah is the Junior Player of the Year

 

Montreal, December 12, 2018 – Tennis Canada announced on Wednesday that Eugenie Bouchard is the winner of the 2018 Excellence Awards in the Female Player of the Year and Singles Player of the Year categories. In addition, Gabriela Dabrowski has been named Doubles Player of the Year, while Rebecca Marino is the Most Improved Player and Leylah Annie Fernandez is the Junior Player of the Year.

 

Bouchard takes this honor for the fifth time in six years. During the 2018 season, she saw a significant progression. 88. She also finished her year on a high note by reaching the semi-finals of a tournament in Luxembourg after having to go through qualifying. Earlier this year, she reached the semi-finals of a tournament in Gstaad and also won all three of her qualifying matches at Wimbledon and the US Open. The Quebec native, who slid to the 194th spot in the rankings in June, was able to regain her place in the Top 100 and was able to secure her participation in the draw at the Australian Open.

 

Dabrowski, Marino and Fernandez also honored

With her ranking of no. 10, Dabrowski is the country’s best double player and one of the stars of this field on the WTA tour. In January, she won her second Grand Slam title when she was crowned mixed doubles champion at the Australian Open playing alongside Mate Pavic. She added three WTA titles to her collection, at Sydney, Eastbourne and Doha. She finished her year in style by qualifying for the end of the year WTA Finals along with her partner Yifan Xu.

 

2018 was a momentous year for Rebecca Marino, who made a return to competition after an absence of over five years. The 28-year-old began the season with a ranked and ranked top 200, currently sitting at no. 189. She was particularly crowned champion of five tournaments on the ITF Circuit, three of which were the first events in her comeback. Towards the end of the year, she reached the quarter-finals at the National Bank Cup in Quebec City.

 

For her part, Fernandez, in the beginning of 2018. In fact, in addition to reaching the semi-finals at the Junior French Open as well as no. 11 in the junior ITF rankings, the 16-year-old athlete also won the first round of the game at the National Bank Cup.

 

“We extend our congratulations to Eugenie, Gabriela, Rebecca and Leylah Annie for their achievements throughout this season,” stated Michael Downey, President and CEO of Tennis Canada. “Eugenie deserves the honor of the player of the Year after working hard to regain her spot in the Top 100. Gabriela affirmed herself as one of the best double players in the world; Rebecca’s courage, perseverance and determination of success while Leylah Annie has captured the attention of Canadians thanks to her results, not only at the junior level, but also on the professional circuit. This has been a crucial year for our athletes and we look forward to following their future successes. ”

 

The Tennis Canada Excellence Awards are selected by a high-ranked Canada-ranked tennis team and the country’s top national coaches.

 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

year Male Player of the Year Female Player of the Year
1982 Réjean Genois Marjorie Blackwood
1983 Glenn Michibata Carling Bassett
1984 Martin Wostenholme Carling Bassett
1985 Glenn Michibata Carling Bassett
1986 Andrew Sznajder Helen Kelesi
1987 Grant Connell Helen Kelesi
1988 Andrew Sznajder Jill Hetherington
1989 Andrew Sznajder Helen Kelesi
1990 Grant Connell Helen Kelesi
1991 Grant Connell Patricia Hy
1992 Grant Connell Patricia Hy
1993 Greg Rusedski Patricia Hy
1994 Sébastien Lareau Jana Nejedly
1995 Grant Connell Patricia Hy-Boulais
1996 Sébastien Lareau Patricia Hy-Boulais
1997 Daniel Nestor Patricia Hy-Boulais
1998 No record of award No record of award
1999 No record of award No record of award
2000 Daniel Nestor and Sébastien Lareau Sonya Jeyaseelan
2001 Daniel Nestor Jana Nejedly
2002 Frederic Niemeyer Maureen Drake
2003 Daniel Nestor Maureen Drake
2004 Daniel Nestor Aleksandra Wozniak
2005 Daniel Nestor Stéphanie Dubois
2006 Frank Dancevic Aleksandra Wozniak
2007 Daniel Nestor Stéphanie Dubois
2008 Daniel Nestor Aleksandra Wozniak
2009 Daniel Nestor Aleksandra Wozniak
2010 Daniel Nestor Rebecca Marino
2011 Milos Raonic Rebecca Marino
2012 Milos Raonic Aleksandra Wozniak
2013 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2014 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2015 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2016 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2017 Denis Shapovalov Bianca Andreescu
2018 Will be announced on December 13 Eugenie Bouchard

 

About Tennis Canada

Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sporting association with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to become a world-leading tennis nation. We value teamwork, passion, integrity, innovation and excellence. Tennis Canada owns and operates the first Rogers Cup presented by National Bank WTA and ATP World Tour events, 9 professional ITF sanctioned events and financially supports 13 other professional tournaments in Canada. Tennis Canada operates junior national training centers / programs in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the International Wheelchair Tennis Association, and serves to administer, sponsor and select teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and all wheelchair, junior and senior national teams. Tennis Canada invests its surplus into tennis development. For more information on Tennis Canada please visit our Web site at: www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

EUGENIE BOUCHARD NAMED PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2018 OF TENNIS CANADA

 

Gabriela Dabrowski is named Double Player of the Year; Rebecca Marino is the Most Improved Player and Leylah Annie Fernandez Junior Player of the Year

 

Montreal, December 12, 2018 – Tennis Canada announced Wednesday that Eugenie Bouchard was the winner of the 2018 Award of Excellence in the Player of the Year and Player of the Year categories. In addition, Gabriela Dabrowski was named Double Player of the Year, while Rebecca Marino is the Most Improved Player and Leylah Annie Fernandez Junior Player of the Year.

 

Bouchard wins this honor for the fifth time in six years. During the 2018 season, she saw a magnificent progression that allowed her to finish her season at the 88th level. She also finished her year on a high note by going to the first round of the tournament in Luxembourg after successfully passing the qualifying events. Earlier this year, she reached the semi-finals of the Gstaad tournament and won all three of her qualifying matches, followed by her first-round encounter at Wimbledon and the US Open. The Quebecer, who had slipped to 194th place in June, was thus able to regain her place in the Top 100 and especially to be part of the main draw of the Australian Open.

 

Dabrowski, Marino and Fernandez also honored

By virtue of being ranked 10th in the world, Dabrowski is the best doubles player in the country and one of the stars of this specialty on the WTA circuit. In January, she won her second Grand Slam title by being crowned champion of the mixed doubles of the Australian Open with Croatia’s Mate Pavic. She has added three WTA titles to her hunt table, those of the Sydney, Eastbourne and Doha tournaments. She finished this exceptional season in style by qualifying for the WTA end-of-season championship with her partner Yifan Xu.

 

2018 was a milestone year for Marino returning to competition after an absence of more than five years. If the 28-year-old had no ranking at the start of the season, she finished the year in the World Top 200, ranking 189th. She was crowned champion of five tournaments on the ITF Circuit, including her first three tournaments when she returned to the game. At the end of the season, Marino reached the quarter-finals of the National Bank Cup in Quebec City.

 

Fernandez, for his part, was successful on the junior and professional scenes in 2018. In addition to reaching the gold medal of the Roland-Garros junior event and climbing to 11th place In the ITF junior standings, the 16-year-old also recorded his first win in the main draw of a WTA tournament by beating compatriot Gabriela Dabrowski at the National Bank Cup.

 

“We extend our congratulations to Eugenie, Gabriela, Rebecca and Leylah Annie for their achievements throughout this season,” said Michael Downey, President and CEO of Tennis Canada. “Eugenie deserves the award of the player of the year after working hard to regain her place in the World Top 100. Its end of season allows us to be optimistic for 2019. Gabriela has affirmed herself more than ever as one of the best doubles players in the world; Rebecca’s courage, perseverance and determination allowed her to return to the game successfully; while Leylah Annie has captured the attention of Canadians with her results, not only for juniors, but also for professionals. This was a pivotal year for our athletes and we look forward to following their future achievements. ”

 

The Tennis Canada Excellence Awards are presented by a committee made up of Tennis Canada elite service personnel and top national coaches.

 

PLAYERS BY EXCELLENCE

Year Player of the year Player of the year
1982 Réjean Genois Marjorie Blackwood
1983 Glenn Michibata Carling Bassett
1984 Martin Wostenholme Carling Bassett
1985 Glenn Michibata Carling Bassett
1986 Andrew Sznajder Helen Kelesi
1987 Grant Connell Helen Kelesi
1988 Andrew Sznajder Jill Hetherington
1989 Andrew Sznajder Helen Kelesi
1990 Grant Connell Helen Kelesi
1991 Grant Connell Patricia Hy
1992 Grant Connell Patricia Hy
1993 Greg Rusedski Patricia Hy
1994 Sébastien Lareau Jana Nejedly
1995 Grant Connell Patricia Hy-Boulais
1996 Sébastien Lareau Patricia Hy-Boulais
1997 Daniel Nestor Patricia Hy-Boulais
1998 No prize awarded No prize awarded
1999 No prize awarded No prize awarded
2000 Daniel Nestor and Sébastien Lareau Sonya Jeyaseelan
2001 Daniel Nestor Jana Nejedly
2002 Frederic Niemeyer Maureen Drake
2003 Daniel Nestor Maureen Drake
2004 Daniel Nestor Aleksandra Wozniak
2005 Daniel Nestor Stéphanie Dubois
2006 Frank Dancevic Aleksandra Wozniak
2007 Daniel Nestor Stéphanie Dubois
2008 Daniel Nestor Aleksandra Wozniak
2009 Daniel Nestor Aleksandra Wozniak
2010 Daniel Nestor Rebecca Marino
2011 Milos Raonic Rebecca Marino
2012 Milos Raonic Aleksandra Wozniak
2013 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2014 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2015 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2016 Milos Raonic Eugenie Bouchard
2017 Denis Shapovalov Bianca Andreescu
2018 Will be unveiled December 13 Eugenie Bouchard

 

About Tennis Canada

Tennis Canada, whose origins date back to 1890, is a national not-for-profit sports organization whose mission is to ensure the growth of tennis in Canada and the vision is to become a world leader in tennis. We value teamwork, passion, integrity, innovation and excellence. Tennis Canada owns and administers two of the most prestigious ATP and WTA Tour tournaments; the National Bank’s Rogers Cup men’s and women’s tournaments, 9 ITF sanctioned professional tournaments and financially supports 13 other professional tournaments in Canada. Tennis Canada administers national tennis centers in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Tennis Canada is a member of the International Tennis Federation of the Canadian Olympic Committee, of the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the International Wheelchair Tennis Association. In addition, Tennis Canada administers, sponsors and selects teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games and trains national teams for juniors, veterans and wheelchair tennis players. Tennis Canada is investing its budget surpluses in the development of tennis. For more information on Tennis Canada, visit our website at www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. veterans and wheelchair tennis players. Tennis Canada is investing its budget surpluses in the development of tennis. For more information on Tennis Canada, visit our website at www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. veterans and wheelchair tennis players. Tennis Canada is investing its budget surpluses in the development of tennis. For more information on Tennis Canada, visit our website at www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *