Miele is dedicated not only to our customers but to the community we operate in around the world. Since the inception of the Miele subsidiary in Canada, Miele has continued to support a variety of organizations in Canada - helping others develop and achieve the level of performance that is the basis of the Miele "Immer Besser" - Forever Better.
Many tennis nations have successful national league systems, including the super-sized USTA League Tennis program or the interclub leagues so popular throughout Europe. Tennis Canada has long wanted a national league system and as a result of the generous support from Miele Limited, in 2008 the Miele League Challenge was born. The long term vision of the Miele League Challenge is to grow a national league system that provides Canadian league tennis players with an opportunity to compete for their province at a national
Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sport association responsible for leading the growth, promotion and showcasing of tennis in Canada. Tennis Canada owns and operates two of the premier events on the ATP and Sony Ericsson WTA Tours; Rogers Cup men;s and women;s events that rotate annually between Rexall Centre in Toronto and Uniprix Stadium in Montreal
In addition, Tennis Canada owns and operates six professional ITF sanctioned events and financially supports six other professional tournaments in Canada
Tennis Canada operates national training centres at the Centre of Excellence in Toronto and at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal
Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the International Wheelchair Tennis Association, and serves to administer, sponsor and select the teams for Davis Cup, Fed Cup, the Olympic Games and all wheelchair, junior and senior national teams. Tennis Canada invests its surplus into tennis development.
Merchant of Tennis, celebrating over 20 years in business, is a company founded by tennis players and professionals to cater to tennis enthusiasts everywhere. Incorporated in 1992 with a background in pro shop retailing the idea was to bring personal professional tennis service to a larger market.
Our flagship store opened in April 1992 on Bayview Avenue in Toronto. The second location opened its doors in Oakville, Ontario in 1998. In 2006 we eagerly launched www.merchantoftennis.com to cater to our online clientele from around North America.
From 2008 to 2014, Merchant of Tennis became the Official Retailer and Stringer of The Rogers Cup in Toronto. The Rogers Cup is the ATP and WTA premier one week tennis tournament bringing all of the top ranked players in the world to compete in Canada.
The Merchant of Tennis professional stringing team is lead by Rob Thomas, Master Racquet Technician. This dynamic team has provided unsurpassed stringing service for Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and the many tour pros who were entered in The Rogers Cup. We are proud to offer this excellent service to our client’s everyday through our two retail outlets.
Our company is committed to giving back to the tennis community. Grassroots tennis has always been a strong focus and we are very proud of the contribution and hard work we put in at that level. We are the preferred retailer of the Ontario Tennis Association and have sponsored Team Ontario for over 10 years. We proudly support the Toronto Tennis Junior League and we have an ongoing partnership with the Doug Philpott Inner City Children’s Tennis Fund which provides free tennis camps to over 5,000 kids each and every year.