• September 26, 2021

Tag: Tournament

Bet Regal
Canada’s Marino takes upset victory in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canada’s Marino takes upset victory in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canada’s Rebecca Marino pulled off her biggest victory since returning to tennis, upsetting World No. 26 Madison Keys of the United States in consecutive sets on Monday at the National Bank Open. The 30-year-old Marino…

Bet Regal
Naomi Osaka gets No. 52 Saisai Zheng, Novak Djokovic gets No. 139 Hugo Dellien in Olympic tennis tournament draw

Naomi Osaka gets No. 52 Saisai Zheng, Novak Djokovic gets No. 139 Hugo Dellien in Olympic tennis tournament draw

Naomi Osaka’s first match in nearly two months will come versus 52nd-ranked Saisai Zheng of China in the opening round of the Olympic tennis tournament. The second-seeded Osaka, who represents host Japan and is one of the…

Bet Regal
Seamus Power outlasts J.T. Poston in playoff to win Barbasol Championship

Seamus Power outlasts J.T. Poston in playoff to win Barbasol Championship

Seamus Power won the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour triumph, defeating J.T. Poston with a tap-in par on the sixth hole of a playoff. Poston drove into the water that lines the right side…

Bet Regal
Djokovic, Murray win as rain disrupts Wimbledon

Djokovic, Murray win as rain disrupts Wimbledon

Shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Monday, two years minus two weeks from the last time a meaningful match was played at Wimbledon, a voice blared over the loudspeakers: “Good afternoon and welcome to Centre Court.”…

Bet Regal
Canadian women’s basketball team learns tough Olympic lessons after disappointing AmeriCup

Canadian women’s basketball team learns tough Olympic lessons after disappointing AmeriCup

From 16 months without a game to seven contests in eight days, the Canadian women’s basketball team made its return to the court last week at the FIBA AmeriCup. Canada, which collected gold in two…

Bet Regal
Aislinn Konig catches fire from deep to send Canada rolling into AmeriCup semis

Aislinn Konig catches fire from deep to send Canada rolling into AmeriCup semis

Aislinn Konig had a game-high 23 points as Canada crushed the Dominican Republic 90-53 in quarter-final action at the FIBA AmeriCup women’s basketball tournament on Thursday. Canada is now 5-0 at the event. With the…

Bet Regal
Canada’s Auger-Aliassime shocks Federer on grass in Wimbledon tune-up

Canada’s Auger-Aliassime shocks Federer on grass in Wimbledon tune-up

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime earned one of the biggest triumphs of his career Wednesday by topping Swiss star Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the second round of the Noventi Open. It was the first career…

Bet Regal
Euro 2020: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo breaks goals record in historic fifth finals appearance

Euro 2020: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo breaks goals record in historic fifth finals appearance

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo netted twice to make history at Euro 2020 on Tuesday, making him the leading scorer in the Championship’s history with 11 goals in a men’s record fifth tournament appearance. The Portugal captain overtook France great Michel…

Bet Regal
Canadian women’s basketball team remains perfect at AmeriCup

Canadian women’s basketball team remains perfect at AmeriCup

It was another another rout for Canada’s women’s basketball team at the FIBA AmeriCup tournament. Shaina Pellington scored 21 points as the world No. 4-ranked Canadians trounced El Salvador 98-41 to improve to 3-0 on…

Bet Regal
Canada splits 2 games at world mixed doubles curling championship

Canada splits 2 games at world mixed doubles curling championship

Canada’s Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue remain tied at the top the Group A standings after splitting a pair of matches on Wednesday at the world mixed curling doubles championships in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Canadians lost…

Bet Regal
Serena Williams loses in straight sets to Katerina Siniakova in Emilia-Romagna Open

Serena Williams loses in straight sets to Katerina Siniakova in Emilia-Romagna Open

Serena Williams’ disappointing return to tennis continued when she lost in consecutive sets to 68th-ranked Katerina Siniakova in the second round of the Emilia-Romagna Open on Tuesday. Top-seeded Williams, who accepted a wild-card invitation for the Parma…

Bet Regal
Andreescu pulls out of tournament in Parma, Italy with ‘continuing illness’

Andreescu pulls out of tournament in Parma, Italy with ‘continuing illness’

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from next week’s event in Parma, Italy, with what the WTA Tour describes as “continuing illness.” Mississauga, Ont. native was booked to return for Italian Open but withdrew…

Bet Regal
Canadian golfer Mike Weir earns 1st win on PGA’s senior tour

Canadian golfer Mike Weir earns 1st win on PGA’s senior tour

Canadian golfer Mike Weir won his first event on the PGA’s senior tour on Sunday when he held steady with pars down the stretch for a 4-under 68 at the Insperity Invitational in Texas. Weir, who won…

Bet Regal
Wimbledon planning for ‘minimum’ 25% spectator capacity

Wimbledon planning for ‘minimum’ 25% spectator capacity

For all of the pandemic-related planning discussed for this year’s return of Wimbledon — much still to be determined, counting fan capacity and prize money — Tuesday’s biggest news out of the All England Club…

Bet Regal
Rafael Nadal advances, Fabio Fognini defaulted at Barcelona Open tennis tournament

Rafael Nadal advances, Fabio Fognini defaulted at Barcelona Open tennis tournament

Rafael Nadal needed three sets to defeat his 111th-ranked adversary in his first match at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday, while Fabio Fognini was disqualified for alleged verbal abuse. Fognini was defaulted while trailing 6-0, 4-4 versus qualifier Bernabe…

Bet Regal
World champions Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall in Cancun beach volleyball final

World champions Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall in Cancun beach volleyball final

Canada’s top-ranked beach volleyball team of Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes came up just short in their first tune-up tournament ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Pavan, of Kitchener, Ont., and Toronto’s Humana-Paredes fell 2-1 to…

Bet Regal
Venus Williams falls in straight sets in first round of Miami Open

Venus Williams falls in straight sets in first round of Miami Open

It has been 20 years since Venus Williams won her home tournament, and her stay at the 2021 Miami Open was brief. Williams was eliminated on the first day of play Tuesday by 89th-ranked Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan, 6-2,…

Bet Regal
Roger Federer loses to Nikoloz Basilashvili in second match back on tour, then withdraws from Dubai tournament

Roger Federer loses to Nikoloz Basilashvili in second match back on tour, then withdraws from Dubai tournament

Roger Federer failed to convert a match point before losing 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 to Nikoloz Basilashvili in the Qatar Open quarterfinals on Thursday, his second game back on tour after a 13-month injury layoff. Basilashvili saved a match…

Sports
Impact’s Champions League season comes to close despite win over CD Olimpia

Impact’s Champions League season comes to close despite win over CD Olimpia

The Montreal Impact saw their season end Tuesday, despite earning a victory over CD Olimpia in CONCACAF Champions League action. The Impact took a gritty 1-0 victory over the Honduran club in Orlando, where the…

Sports
Daniil Medvedev dominates Novak Djokovic to reach semis at ATP Finals

Daniil Medvedev dominates Novak Djokovic to reach semis at ATP Finals

Daniil Medvedev is enjoying the ATP Finals a lot better in his second attendance. Medvedev secured a spot in the semifinals of the season-ending tournament by dominating five-time champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-3 Wednesday for his second consecutive…

Uncategorized
Milos Raonic through to quarter-finals at Paris Masters

Milos Raonic through to quarter-finals at Paris Masters

Canada’s Milos Raonic advanced to the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters tennis tournament with a 7-6 (1), 6-2 victory over American qualifier Marcos Giron on Thursday. The big server from Thornhill, Ont. The big server…

Sports
Auger-Aliassime, fresh off early exit in Vienna, bows to Cilic in Paris opener

Auger-Aliassime, fresh off early exit in Vienna, bows to Cilic in Paris opener

Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime was ousted in first-round action of the Paris Masters tennis tournament on Monday, losing 6-0, 3-6, 6-3 to Croatian veteran Marin Cilic. Auger-Aliassime, seeded 14th at the final ATP Masters 1000 tournament…

Sports
Shapovalov becomes 1st Canadian man to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

Shapovalov becomes 1st Canadian man to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

Denis Shapovalov has become the first Canadian to reach the quarter-finals in men’s singles at the U.S. Open following a four-set triumph over No. 7 seed David Goffin of Belgium on Sunday. The 12th-seeded Shapovalov…

Sports
Bianca Andreescu will defend U.S Open title

Bianca Andreescu will defend U.S Open title

Defending women’s singles champion Bianca Andreescu has committed to playing in the 2020 U.S. Open, arranged to start on Aug. 31 in Flushing, Queens. Her triumph last year marked the first time a Canadian won a Grand…

Sports
Canadian pair Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall to Ross, Klineman in AVP Wilson Cup Final

Canadian pair Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall to Ross, Klineman in AVP Wilson Cup Final

Canadian pair Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes fell to April Ross and Alix Klineman in the AVP Wilson Cup final in Long Beach, Calif. Pavan of Toronto and Humana-Paredes of Kitchener, Ont., lost in consecutive sets to the American…

Sports
PGA Tour Series-China cancels season over virus

PGA Tour Series-China cancels season over virus

Golf’s PGA Tour Series-China season has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic and related travel restrictions, officials informed Wednesday. The professional golf tour, which was a launchpad for China’s top player Li Haotong, in…

Sports
Toronto FC, Whitecaps return to full training ahead of next month’s MLS tournament

Toronto FC, Whitecaps return to full training ahead of next month’s MLS tournament

Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps restarted full team training Monday ahead of next month’s MLS Is Back tournament. They join Atlanta United, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, Houston Dynamo, Inter Miami,…

Sports
Pro Tennis to return in New Zealand on June 3

Pro Tennis to return in New Zealand on June 3

New Zealand will stage a team-based tennis tournament for local-based men’s players from June 3, organizers stated on Monday (May 25), an event marking the southern hemisphere’s first pro competition since the Covid-19 pandemic brought global…

Sports
Tiger Woods finishes last at Riviera after 77

Tiger Woods finishes last at Riviera after 77

Tournament host Tiger Woods finished dead last at the Genesis Invitational at 11 over following a final-round 77 Sunday. Moving on from a depressing week at Riviera and looking ahead to where we might go…