The men are back. The top men’s tennis players will compete in this summer’s Rogers Cup, presented by National Bank, at the Rexall Centre in Toronto, from August 4 to 12.
World No. 1 ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the cup last year for the men’s singles title in Montreal. But will he do it again in Toronto?
Rafael Nadal of Spain, who sits in the number three spot in the singles ranking, has taken the Rogers Cup title twice – 2005 and 2008. Roger Federer of Switzerland, another favourite currently ranked in number two in the singles ranking, has also won the cup twice – 2004 and 2006.
Saturday, Aug. 4 and Sunday, Aug. 5, the two days of qualifying, are considered family free days.
YFile readers who want to watch the action starting Monday, Aug. 6, can do so with a savings of up to 25 per cent off, excluding the final two days of play, and only until June 15. Friends and family of YFile readers are also eligible for the discount. To order tickets, call Tennis Canada at 1-877-283-6647 ext. 4306, or visit the Rogers Cup website and use the promo code: YFILE12 (code is case sensitive).