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]

ATP Rankings Report: Oct. 21, 2019

Karen Khachanov was the only top-10 player in action last week, at his hometown Moscow event. His fellow Russian Daniil Medvedev, with a burst of common sense, wisely decided to take a week's...

WTA Rankings Report – Oct. 21, 2019

This is the week in the WTA Tour rankings where nothing makes any sense. The Tour removes the points earned at the WTA Tour Finals, and the second-tier final in Zhuhai, before either of those...

Wilson's Dowse named new USTA CEO

Michael Dowse, the president of Wilson Sporting Goods Co., was named CEO and executive director of the USTA on Thursday. He replaces outgoing CEO Gordon Smith, who is retiring Dec. 31 after 12...

RIP Lorne Main, tennis legend

Sad news on Tuesday as Canadian tennis legend Lorne Main has passed away. Main, 89, died on Monday. He was the living embodiment of tennis as the sport for a lifetime. Back in the days when...

WTA Tour confirms 2020 schedule

The WTA Tour announced its schedule for 2020 on Tuesday, confirming some of the news that had already been released about some new tournament locations. As Tennis.Life reported Monday, there will...

ATP Rankings Report – Oct. 14, 2019

There is no hotter player in men's tennis than Daniil Medvedev. The 23-year-old Russian won the Masters 1000 in Shanghai on Sunday, the biggest title of his career. There can be some deceptive...

WTA Rankings Report – Oct. 14, 2019

It was a quiet week on the WTA Tour, with only two small international-level events on tap. One, in Tianjin, was a mass of withdrawals and upsets. But it was available on the WTA's streaming...

ATP Rankings Report – Oct. 7, 2019

Despite having a pair of 500-level tournaments, with six of the top-10 players taking part (all but Novak Djokovic in Beijing), there are no changes at the top of the rankings on this glorious Monday....

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WTA Rankings Report – Oct. 7, 2019

The finals matchup in Beijing between the two most recent young Slam champions was an apt ending to a top-level event. And the fact that Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka, who both have had a few...

First of many as Osaka edges Andreescu

Through Canadian Bianca Andreescu's remarkable rise this season, there were a few highly intriguing top-10 matchups she had not yet experienced. There is role model Simona Halep, No. 1 Ashleigh...

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ATP Ranking Report – Sept. 30, 2019

In two late-season 250 events, there were a couple of somewhat out-of-the-box champions in fields where, for the most part, they were anyone's titles. In Zhuhai, in the first year of the event at...

WTA Ranking Report – Sept. 30, 2019

The winners in this week of Wuhan and a smaller event in Tashkent, Uzbekistan that is in its final edition, are the resurgent Aryna Sabalenka, and Belgium's Alison Van Uytvanck. For Sabalenka, who...

New coach for Anisimova: Carlos Rodriguez

The annual game of WTA musical chairs is going to be especially frantic this off-season, as so many players already have turfed their coaches – or are about to. But American Amanda Anisimova has...