SECTIONS

Get your Olympic I.D. for early access to exclusive content, promotions, contests and email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.

Link other accounts

Logout
FR

Canadian Olympic Team Official Website

Rise of Canadian tennis: by the numbers

Rise of Canadian tennis: by the numbers

Written By:

Gravatar

Eric Boulé
Graphic Designer

Canada is surging in the tennis world, which is evident in the latest ATP & WTA rankings.

Aside from individual players’ stunning rise to the world top 10, there are several figures for which Tennis Canada can be proud.

1 – Eugenie Bouchard became the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam singles final in the open era.

2 – Vasek Pospisil became the second Canadian after Daniel Nestor to win a doubles title at Wimbledon.

3 – Number of Canadian individuals in the world singles and doubles top 10 rankings at the moment.

4 – Number of Canadians making it to at least the semifinals at Wimbledon this year.

5 – Nestor’s ATP doubles ranking after reaching the quarterfinals of men’s and semifinals of mixed doubles at Wimbledon.

6 – Milos Raonic’s ATP singles ranking – highest-ever for a Canadian – after his Wimbledon semifinal appearance.

7 – Eugenie Bouchard’s WTA ranking after reaching the final at Wimbledon.

8 – Previous top Canadian women’s singles ranking belonging to Carling Bassett (1985).

9 – Pospisil and his American partner Jack Sock’s team ranking in ATP Doubles.

32 – Bouchard’s WTA ranking at the end of 2013.

61 – Number of spots Pospisil moved up in the ATP doubles rankings (now at no. 33) after lifting men’s doubles championship trophy with Sock.

91 – Number of years since a Canadian male reached a Grand Slam singles semifinal until Raonic ended the drought.

164 – Number of aces served by Raonic at Wimbledon, a tournament high.

1.6 million – Number of viewers tuned in to watch Raonic – Federer semifinal (TSN & RDS).

1.9 million – Number of viewers tuned in to watch Bouchard – Halep semifinal (TSN & RDS).

Ingographic-CA

By Asif Hossain

Gravatar

By Eric Boulé
Graphic Designer

A true graphic design hustler, keeping it real for the Canadian Olympic Team

Canadian Olympic ID

Feature Poll

InfographicsSee All

The ins-and-outs of tennis [INFOGRAPHIC]
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 283 other followers

Get your free Olympic I.D.

Get your Olympic I.D. for early access to exclusive content, contests and email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.