2015 marks Tennis Canada’s 125th anniversary. For 125 years, we have led the growth of tennis in Canada and contributed to our status as a world-leading tennis nation. Join us in celebrating the grace, honour, perseverance and discipline that make this sport great and uniquely Canadian.

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Tennis Canada became an organization, with a mandate to lead the growth of tennis in Canada.
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Tennis. Values for life.
Tennis. Values for life.

You may be surprised to learn that only 1% of Tennis Canada’s funding comes from government sources…

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A pause for war: No tennis tournaments were held during WWI and WWII.
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The New Tennis Canada
The New Tennis Canada

What can Canadians expect from the new Tennis Canada?

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The first Niagara-on-the-Lake International Lawn Tennis Tournament was played. This tournament is known today as the Rogers Cup.
1881
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The Ontario Lawn Tennis Association was the first provincial tennis association, created in 1918 by founding member Garnett Meldrum.
1918
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Wheelchair Tennis in Canada
Wheelchair Tennis in Canada

Just call a friend, pick up a racquet and some balls and head down to your local park.

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Tom Tebbutt
Tom Tebbutt

Expert’s Corner articles

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Court Finder
Court Finder

Your serve! Find a court near you.

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What Is Kids Tennis?
What Is Kids Tennis?

About Kids Tennis in Canada

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University Tennis in Canada
University Tennis in Canada

About Post-secondary Tennis

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The Canadian Lawn Tennis Association and the Niagara-on-the-Lake International Lawn Tennis Tournament were held together for the first time.
1907
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Did you know?
Did you know?

Get 5 fast facts on tennis participation in Canada.

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5 cool community tennis projects happening across Canada
5 cool community tennis projects happening across Canada

The stories of five Building Tennis Communities (BTC) Champions!

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Coast-to-Coast Series
Coast-to-Coast Series

A look at Canadian tennis across the country.

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I'm very motivated to win a Grand Slam. It's been a lifelong dream of mine. I feel like I've taken steps in the right direction.
Eugenie Bouchard
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Tennis Benefits
Tennis Benefits

Looking to get fit and have fun? Consider tennis!

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