Who are the top Canadian Tennis Players of All Time?
If you could sum it up, Canada is not a nation known for producing many world-class tennis players. For a country with so much natural beauty and history, we’re simply not used to one of our own making it onto the world stage.
However, a lot of tennis players will probably agree that it is much easier to hit a tennis ball during the warm months of summer. However, it is twice as hard to be playing on a snowy day on the courts. The snow will probably cover your eyes and make it hard for you to play your best game. But that didn’t stop the world from seeing some really talented Canadian players grace the tennis court.
Time after time, decade after decade, several Canadian sportsmen have distianguished themselves and created some wonderful history in the process. But they’re often seen as underdogs and usually have low odds on sports betting sites. But we’re going to talk about Canadian players who have sent the wagering markets and tennis world into a meltdown. So, without further ado, below you’ll find our list of the top 3 Canadian tennis players ever to play the game.
Despite Canada not having the most glorious history in this sport, the recently retired Daniel Nestor has done the job of reminding the tennis world about Canada, time and time again.
In his mighty 28 years in tennis, Daniel earned a lot of respect and got his name even at the top a few times. In the year 2002, he made it to the top of doubles tennis players’ rankings. Not just that, he was named in the ATP double team of the year three-time—twice with Mark Knowles, in the year 2002 and 2004; and later on, with Nenad Zimonjic, in the year 2018.
One of Nestor’s most decorated career moments came in the year 2000, when he made entire Canada proud by winning an Olympic gold medal. Of course, he has won 8 grand slams, but winning Olympic gold for your country is always holds a different place in an athlete’s career. But there’s a lot more to celebrate about…
Source : tennisconnected