American tennis player Jesse Levine petitions to represent Canada

A Tennis Canada spokesman has confirmed that Jesse Levine is applying to tennis authorities to represent Canada rather than the U.S. The 25-year-old Levine, currently ranked 104th in the world, was born in Ottawa.

104th-ranked player was born in Ottawa

American Jesse Levine is seen here serving to Canada's Milos Raonic during their men's Singles 2nd Round tennis match of the French Open tennis tournament in May. Levine, who was born in Ottawa, is petitioning to represent Canada. (Kenzo Tribouillard/GettyImages)

It looks like Canada's tennis ranks are getting some reinforcements.

A Tennis Canada spokesman has confirmed that Jesse Levine is applying to tennis authorities to represent Canada rather than the U.S.

The 25-year-old Levine, currently ranked 104th in the world, was born in Ottawa but moved to the U.S. when he was 13.

The ATP lists his residence as Boca Raton, Fla.