Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Bruno Agostinelli Jr., Retired Canadian Tennis Player, Dies at 28

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Bruno Agostinelli Jr., Retired Canadian Tennis Player, Dies at 28

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Retired Canadian tennis player dies at 28

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TORONTO - Retired tennis player Bruno Agostinelli Jr., a former University of Kentucky star and member of Canada's Davis Cup team, died Wednesday at age 28.

Tennis Canada confirmed Agostinelli's death in a statement on Thursday. The statement did not indicate a cause of death, but multiple media reports say Agostinelli was involved in a motorcycle accident in Toronto on Wednesday night.

"This news has shocked and saddened our entire organization and the tennis community today," Kelly Murumets, president and CEO for Tennis Canada. said in a statement. "Bruno was simply a terrific person. Humble about his accomplishments, caring and kind towards his players, and passionate about his job, his life and his family. This is a truly devastating loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bruno's family and everyone who loved him dearly, as we did. …

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