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Shooting Aces at the Rogers Cup

Live In Limbo is serving up ace photo coverage for a fifth straight year at this years Rogers Cup Tennis tournament in Toronto. The National Bank presents pro tennis stars like Nadal, Murray, Djokovic, and Canadian hero Milos Raonic, competing for $3-million in prizes in one on one and doubles contests, in an attempt to become the next Canadian Open champion. Only the US Open and Wimbledon has a longer history than the Tennis Canada stop. Since 1881 the best tennis players on earth have enjoyed the very-well-organized Canadian Open/Rogers Cup. Live in Limbo will give you match by match coverage of this wonderful tournament and help showcase this must-see event.  

Live In Limbo photo coverage gets you right into each match, showing the sweat, passion, excitement, the feel of the game through our lenses. Live In Limbo photographers take great pride covering the Rogers Cup, we showcase our best work that will make the memories last longer for our thousands of followers.

Canadian hopeful, 28-year-old Milos Raonic will be looking to break his Canadian jinx, the 10th seeded player should be more mature and prepared for the pressure of playing on home soil. Raonic turned pro in 2008 and has been slowly rising towards the top. He still has a ways to go when it comes to breaking the top 5 in the world. Recently, Raonic lost in the final of the Indian Wells tournament in California. He was beaten 6-2 6-0 by world number one Djokovic as he continued his 2016 dominance. 

Fan favorites and finalists Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Roger Federer from the Toronto 2014 final and 2015 Montreal finalists Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will continue the great history of this wonderful tournament. Japanese rising star Kei Nishikori is ranked 6th in the world and will have a large fan following in Toronto. Another fan favourite Rafael Nadal will be looking to rebound from missing the Rogers Cup final. If healthy, Nadal will always be a contender to win any tournament he enters. Nadal matches are always explosive and very competitive. Britain’s Andy Murray is the defending champion after defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in Montreal.  Keep an eye out for Joao Sousa from Portugal as a long shot, he has played some impressive tennis lately and could be peaking in time for the Rogers Cup. 

The $3-million in prizes is just a small incentive for the players to play in Toronto, the majority of them love the beautiful city and how well organized the Rogers Cup is. Feeling lucky? Why not place a bet for the Rogers Cup ahead at William Hill tennis betting online – review all tennis competitions at one place. They give the fans their 100% when they meet head to head. The Aviva Centre is perfect for tennis and the stadium atmosphere goes along well with the summer breeze during some of the long marathon matches that go deep into the night. If you haven’t bought your tickets for some of the matches what are you waiting for? There are many hotels, great restaurants, and many things to do near the Aviva Centre.

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