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]

Spotted in Ilkley – Babos and ... Joyce

Yes, Tennis.Life really does have eyes everywhere. In the town of Ilkley in West Yorkshire, there's a new coach and player pairing. French Open doubles champion Timea Babos and Michael Joyce are...

ATP Ranking Report – June 17, 2019

The top men of the ATP Tour tend to play little in the leadup to Wimbledon.  And so during the opening week, in Stuttgart and 's-Hertogenbosch (other than late wild card Alexander Zverev), it...

WTA Ranking Report – June 17, 2019

The first week of the grass-court season, with two Premier events to come in the next two weeks, was an opportunity for a couple of talented grass-court players to shine. In Nottingham, Frenchwoman...

Tsitsipas top dog at Queen's Club

Queen's Club, London – It's the first time Stefanos Tsitsipas has been the No. 1 seed at a 500-level event. What that tells you is that the Fever-Tree Championships were unable to get Novak...

Amazon adds WTA to its UK tennis lineup

The WTA Tour announced Wednesday that the online network Amazon has obtained exclusive rights to the WTA Tour in the U.K. and Ireland, beginning in 2020. It is a four-year deal, included in your...

Bouchard back to clay in Lausanne

Eugenie Bouchard didn't play any clay-court tournaments leading up to the French Open, where she lost in the first round to Lesia Tsurenko. But she is playing one after, in Lausanne immediately...

WTA Rankings Report – June 10, 2019

Despite a disappointing French Open, Naomi Osaka holds on to the No. 1 spot, because those behind her didn't have a much better tournament than she did. Even if it's, on some levels, by default,...

ATP Rankings Report – June 10, 2019

A Grand Slam offers mega points to the winner and runner up. But if you can even get past the first round, there are also riches of both the monetary and points kind to those who can make any kind...

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The tennis philosophy of Jorge Fernandez

ROLAND GARROS – There are parents who have never really played a sport who (with a lot of unheralded – and often uncompensated – help) have created champions. The king of them all is...

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Canadians 1-1 on first day of RG juniors

PARIS – The tale of two Canadians on the opening day of the Roland Garros juniors was of a Grand Slam rookie who pulled off an impressive comeback, and another who couldn't quite do the same. For...

Auger-Aliassime back on court Monday

PARIS – Félix Auger-Aliassime has a little time on his hands, and still in Paris rehabbing his adductor injury. So on Sunday, he hit Court 12 at Roland Garros Sunday. The Canadian teen went...

Round-of-16 mission for Team Petkovic

PARIS – There have been a few women's matches that have gone deep into the third set or even into overtime at this year's French Open. The ones most people have noticed were more high profile. ...

ATP Rankings Report – May 27, 2019

The final tuneup week for a Grand Slam features mid-level players – plus a top-ranked player or two who felt they didn't get enough matches during the bigger events earlier in the spring. That...