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]

How do you prepare for John Isner?

MELBOURNE, Australia – A huge crowd tried in vain to catch even a glimpse of Novak Djokovic a couple of courts over. But Stan Wawrinka had a more manageable, but still impressive, crowd on Court...

Serena's quest for 24 thwarted by Wang

MELBOURNE, Australia – Serena Williams may well get that 24th major title, the one that would tie her with Australia's Margaret Court for most all time and could well lead to No. 25. THAT one...

ATP Rankings Report – Jan. 13, 2020

The ATP Cup was very good to a few players, who made hay (especially at the No. 1 spot). As examples, Poland's Hubert Hurkacz earned 190 points with round-robin victories over Dominic Thiem, Diego...

WTA Rankings Report – Jan. 13, 2020

There's a week's stagger in the rankings this year, with the Australian Open starting about as early as it could in 2019 – and about as late as it could in 2020. So that means that the points for...

Qualifying kicks off Tuesday at the AO

ADELAIDE, Australia – The air quality dipped significantly Monday afternoon in Melbourne, just in time for the start of the Australian Open qualifying From Tuesday, 128 men and 128 women will try...

Marketa Vondrousova returns in Oz

Marketa Vondrousova reached the 2019 French Open final on the strength of consistent play and a draw that absolutely went her way – and that she fully maximized. But since then, little has gone...

Simona Halep debuts in Adelaide

ADELAIDE, Australia – Simona Halep didn't play the first week of the 2020 season. But now that she's in Adelaide – coach Darren Cahill's hometown – she's maximizing as she prepares for the...

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Bianca Andreescu to miss Australian Open

SYDNEY, Australia – It's not a surprise, more of a disappointment. But if there's anything Bianca Andreescu learned during her breakout season in 2019, it's that playing when you're not fully fit...

The "Famous Canadian Poutine" Taste Test

BRISBANE, Australia – The ATP Cup / Brisbane International event features a food truck that boasts, among other delicacies, a "Famous Canadian Poutine" option. Now, just like a restaurant on the...

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New for '20: Maria Sakkari joins adidas

BRISBANE, Australia – Beyond the coaching changes with a new season, there also are inevitable changes in clothing sponsors. But this one definitely went under the radar. Until today, when we...

Canada sweeps Greece to open ATP Cup

BRISBANE, Australia – The young – and youngish – guns abound in Group F at the ATP Cup. Canada has both Félix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov. Australia has Alex de Minaur and Nick...

Bianca Andreescu's 2020 debut delayed

It's a disappointment, but not a huge shock, that US Open champion Bianca Andreescu's 2020 season is not going to start on time. There hasn't been much of a whiff of any tennis at all during the...