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Hatem Mcdadi: Tennis and Czech Republic

hatem mcdadi: Those countries are as varied as Montenegro, Israel, Serbia, Russia, Kenya, Cameroon, Poland, Czech Republic, the United States and Spain, according to Globe and Mail. And that doesn't include 16-year-old Auger-Aliassime, who wasn't at Wimbledon and learned the game from his father, who's from Togo. Of the 13 Canadians competing, all but one Bouchard have a direct parental connection to another country. Tennis is, for sure, very international and many of the European, Asian and South American countries have a great culture of tennis, said Hatem McDadi, senior vice-president of tennis development at Tennis Canada. Indeed, studies show that when it comes to sports, new Canadians tend to gravitate to activities they knew best in their homelands. There's an affinity, a love for tennis, from many new Canadians. ( As reported in the news.