“Can’t Promise You Wins”: Felix Auger-Aliassime Delivers a Beautiful Message to Canada Ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020

Published 07/17/2021, 7:27 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Canada’s Felix Auger Aliassime celebrates winning his fourth round match against Germany’s Alexander Zverev REUTERS/Toby Melville


World No.15 Felix Auger-Aliassime has played some brilliant tennis this year. The 20-year-old ended up at the runner-up of the ATP Stuttgart Open 2021 and even defeated Roger Federer at the Halle Open 2021 despite losing the first set against him.

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It is because of all this consistent effort that Felix has made it to the Canadian tennis team that will be playing at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. In a recent Instagram post, he highlighted that it means a lot to him and how he once dreamt of playing the Olympic Games when he was a small kid. The Canadian rising star even shared a picture of his childhood.

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“It is with a lot of pride that this kid, who once could only dream of it, is today on his way to Tokyo. Proof that some dreams become a reality. I hope this will inspire many others to believe and never let go of their dreams,” wrote Aliassime in the Instagram caption.

Felix clearly believes that his trip to Tokyo will also inspire many young talents who dream of representing their nation on the court one day.

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“Represent my country with passion, strength, and honour”- Felix Auger-Aliassime

Felix highlighted that even though he can’t guarantee his fans that he’ll win, he assured them that he would play with his full passion, strength, and honor. The World No.15 player also wished good luck to all the Canadians for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021. Canada’s Felix Auger Aliassime celebrates winning his fourth-round match against Germany’s Alexander Zverev REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

“I can’t promise you wins, but I can promise you to represent my country with passion, strength, and honour. Best of luck to all my fellow Canadians in Tokyo,” added the 20-year-old player.

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Felix will be playing in both the singles and doubles category in Tokyo. However, since his partner, Vasek Pospisil, has withdrawn from the tournament, it’ll be intriguing to watch with whom he pairs up now.

Fans are quite exhilarated for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Will Felix be able to win an Olympic Gold for his nation this year?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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