Stephanie Myles

Stephanie has covered just about every sport there is during a 20-year journalism career. For many years, it was the Major League Baseball beat. For the last decade, it has been all about tennis. With Tennis.Life, Stephanie contributes her passion for the game along with her writing and multimedia skills. She has been on site covering Grand Slams, Davis Cup, Fed Cup, ATP and WTA Tour events since 1995. Her writing and photography have appeared across Canada as well as in The Guardian and the New York Times. And her video work appears regularly on the Canadian sports network, RDS. In her spare time, you can find her on the court. She has represented Canada numerous times at the ITF Senior World championships. Stephanie is a member of the International Tennis Writers Association. [email protected]

Upstart Collins reaches Oz Open semi

MELBOURNE, Australia – The world of women's tennis hasn't seen anyone quite like American Danielle Collins for a long time. She's fiery, this one. Feisty. Full of belief. And those are qualities...

After five hours, PCB loses it

MELBOURNE, Australia – Normally Bruce Banner, Spain's Pablo Carreño Busta turned into the Incredible Hulk late Monday night at the Australian Open. Five hours on court will do that to a guy.

Easy as pie for Raonic over Zverev

MELBOURNE, Australia – Alexander Zverev and Milos Raonic have both been No. 3 in the world.  But the seven-years-younger German already has more career titles. And he's currently ranked 13...

Photo gallery: Djokovic preps for Tsonga

MELBOURNE, Australia – On an off day after his impressive first-round victory over American qualifier Mitchell Krueger, No. 1 Novak Djokovic hit the practice court. His training partner was...

Poots *salutes* Bencic fans after loss

MELBOURNE, Australia – The look on Yulia Putintseva's face as she walked off the court after a tough three-set loss to Belinda Bencic did not necessarily presage what was to happen next. But it...

Kyrgios hits the doubles court (pics)

MELBOURNE, Australia – A tough draw eliminated Aussie Nick Kyrgios from the Australian Open men's singles in the first round. But on Wednesday, he was back on the practice court and back on the...

Jubilant Andreescu posts 1st Slam win

MELBOURNE, Australia – However many Grand Slam matches Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins in a career that's still in its infancy, she'll always remember this one. It is the first, of course – her...

Heated first day as Oz Open begins

MELBOURNE, Australia – It was hot, as advertised. Not so hot as to stop play or move roofs. But hot enough that a wobbly Andrea Petkovic had significant issues on court and had to retire. ...

Oz Open 2019 – Men's draw analysis

MELBOURNE, Australia – Roger Federer is the defending champion. But Novak Djokovic is the major favorite to win his seventh Australian Open title. Among the other 126 players in the men's...

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Azarenka returns to Oz (Photo gallery)

MELBOURNE, Australia – Can it really be three years since former No. 1 – and back-to-back Australian Open champion in 2012 and 2013 – Victoria Azarenka played the tournament? Time flies. And...

Oz Open 2019 – Women's draw analysis

MELBOURNE, Australia – In theory, the top 11 players on the WTA Tour to start the 2019 season have a shot at leaving Melbourne with the No. 1 ranking. A few of them are long shots, involving...

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Shapovalov touches down at the Oz Open

MELBOURNE, Australia – The decision-making about Grand Slam tuneup events is a "damned if you do, damned if you don't" sort of call. If you sign up for both weeks, and you're a good player, the...

On-court tag team for Caroline Wozniacki

MELBOURNE – The reigning Australian Open women's singles champion has arrived fully equipped to defend her title in Melbourne. And to get it started, Caroline Wozniacki doubled her luck on the...

After six years, Marino back at Aus Open

MELBOURNE – It seems like only a blip in time since Rebecca Marino hit the courts at Melbourne Park. In fact, it has been six eventful years, during which the 28-year-old Canadian left the game,...