Felix Auger-Aliassim is Canada’s Men’s Tennis Player of the Year

Felix Auger-Aliassime ist Kanadas männlicher Tennisspieler des Jahres

World No. 11 Felix Auger-Aliassim was named the Men’s Tennis Player of the Year in Canada. Auger-Aliasime won two other awards as Tennis Canada named him Improved Male Player of the Year and Male Solo Player of the Year.

Auger-Aliassim, 21, didn’t win her first ATP title this year, but she made her first Grand Slam semi-final at the US Open and made her Top 10 debut. “Felix, Dennis and Jaden have had a wonderful season and we are very excited to honor them today,” said Michael Downey, Tennis Canada’s President and CEO.

“In the challenging circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the trio has found ways to stand out and perform exceptionally. Felix – the first Canadian to reach the US Open men’s semifinals – rose to 10th place in the world after his meteoric rise.

Dennis was the first player after Milos Raonic to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals before losing to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.”

Auger-Aliasim have improved since Toni Nadal was hired

Auger-Aliassim added Uncle Tony to his coaching staff earlier this year, and his game has improved since then.

“Yeah, it was cool I mean. Through the conversation, through the work in front of Platz, I think I could just learn and take a lot of information from Tony and then pass it on and see.” What can I get out of it, you learn from it.

So it’s a great source of inspiration and above all, a source of confidence and confidence when he’s just there,” Auger-Aliasim said on The Match Point Canada podcast. Auger-Aliasim played confidently in 2021 and for Coach attributed to Nadal.

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“I think, to sum up what Tony has brought this year, he has brought a lot of confidence to the team that we are on the right track, he has brought with him the belief that reaching the semi-finals is a challenge. Grand Slam but it’s something that can be done, something ordinary rather than extraordinary. It gave me and my team a lot of confidence,” Auger-Aliassim explained.

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