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]

Jeanne Evert Dubin dies at 62

It has been a pretty terrible tennis news day, as the Evert family and the south Florida tennis community mourn the loss of Jeanne Evert Dubin. Evert Dubin was 62. No information yet on the cause...

Chung, Kuzmova most tested in 2019

The 2019 statistics from the ITF's anti-doping arm – both in and out of competition – are out. And the "winners" for Most Tested in 2019 are Hyeon Chung on the men's side, and Viktoria Kuzmova...

Emotional Sock gets off the schneid*

Just because someone publicly tries to act like they don't care, doesn't mean they don't care. It can be a defense mechanism of sorts, especially in the face of the biggest struggle of someone's...

ATP Rankings Report – Feb. 17, 2020

Some of the top 10 returned to action this week at the 500-level tournament in Rotterdam. And there were two more tournaments, on Long Island and in Buenos Aires, Argentina. But there were no...

WTA Rankings Report – Feb. 17, 2020

With three top-10 players in action last week (and many more this week), the rankings moved again after a brief post-Oz/Fed Cup lull. Kiki Bertens, who won the St. Petersburg tournament for the...

Jack is back at the NY Open

Jack Sock, at 27, is at a career crossroads. But he's a tough one to figure out. At the moment, he has no singles ranking, although he can play with an injury protected ranking of No. 119. ...

Beatriz Haddad Maia gets 10 months

Brazilian lefty Beatriz Haddad Maia, who was provisionally suspended on July 22, 2019 stemming from a positive test in a urine sample taken June 4 of that year, has had her case adjudicated. The...

Team Tennis hits Chicago this summer

Chicago, a huge market long undeserved by tennis of any description, will be home to a new World Team Tennis expansion franchise this summer. The Chicago Smash will be coached by Chicago native...

ITF clears Farah for doping violation

When it's first announced that a player has come up with a positive doping test, some of the subsequent defenses can raise a few eyebrows. Notably, we all remember the Sara Errani tortellini...

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ATP Rankings Report – Feb. 10, 2020

There was no change in the top 20, as the week after the first major of the season featured tournaments in Montpellier, Cordoba and Pune, India. All offered 250-level points and opportunities for...

Auger-Aliassime makes every point count

A super initiative from 19-year-old Félix Auger-Aliassime, as he announces a charitable endeavor to help children in his father's homeland of Togo. "I feel very lucky to have had a hugely...

More calendar changes for the WTA Tour

Last week's WTA drama was the cancellation of a tournament in Debrecen, Hungary. That event, moved a few weeks prior from Budapest, ran into significant logistical problems and now will not be...

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WTA Rankings Report – Feb. 3, 2020

After the Australian Open, with all the ranking points at stake, the rankings move quite a bit. Notable on the women's side is champion Sofia Kenin. Kenin came into the tournament ranked a...

ATP Rankings Report – Feb. 3, 2020

The No. 1 ranking was at stake at this Australian Open, with defending champion Novak Djokovic poised to wrest it back from Rafael Nadal if he could defend his title. The odds were excellent; seven...

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...