MILOS RAONIC NEWS

Djokovic dives into 25th Grand Slam semifinal, first as a father

  Novak Djokovic reached his 25th Grand Slam semifinal by beating No. 8 Milos Raonic, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 at the Australian Open on Wednesday. But the photo of his son Stefan watching his accomplishment that was posted on social media may have stolen Djokovic's thunder. The No. 1-ranked player cruised through his quarterfinal without ever facing a break point by his 24-year-old opponent...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic reaches his 25th Grand Slam semifinal

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic reached his 25th Grand Slam semifinal by beating No. 8 Milos Raonic, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 at the Australian Open on Wednesday. The No. 1-ranked player cruised through his quarterfinal without ever facing a break point by his 24-year-old opponent, a rising Canadian star known for having one of the biggest serves in the game. Djokovic is trying...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Wawrinka through to semifinals of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori on Wednesday. Wawrinka, who beat Rafael Nadal last year in the final for his first Grand Slam title, will play either top-seeded Novak Djokovic or Milos Raonic of Canada in the semifinals on Friday. Wawrinka...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Australian Open Day 10 Men’s Match Notes and Previews

2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN DAY 10 MEN’S NOTES Wednesday 28 January Quarterfinals Top Half     Featured matches   No. 1 Novak Djokovic (SRB) v No. 8 Milos Raonic (CAN) No. 4 Stan Wawrinka (SUI) v No. 5 Kei Nishikori (JPN)   A look at the quarterfinalists…   Player Country Age Ranking Best Australian Open performance Best Grand Slam performance No. 1 Novak Djokovic SRB 27 1 W...
Via Tennis Panorama
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Young players turn to ex-pros hoping for Slam breakthrough

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Goran Ivanisevic won one Wimbledon title in his colorful tennis career, but the big-serving Croatian believes he might have won even more if he'd had an ex-player as his coach, like many of the top competitors do today. ''Bad luck I did not have someone like me to coach me when I was (playing),'' he said Tuesday at the Australian Open. ''I should have had...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Watch Wednesday at the Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Once upon a time, the story of women's tennis was all about Serena and Venus Williams: The two sisters who rose from the concrete courts of Compton, California to play such transcending tennis that for a while the Grand Slams were nicknamed the Sisters Slams. But over the years, Serena surged ahead to win 18 majors titles, a few new stars emerged and Venus...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic advances to quarterfinals at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Big-serving Milos Raonic advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3 win Monday over Feliciano Lopez of Spain. After breaking Lopez' serve in the eighth game of the final set, Raonic won all four points in the next game to clinch the match. He had 30 aces but wasn't helped by his inability to convert break-point chances...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Raonic slims down; Serena likes Andy

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Milos Raonic weighs less in the morning. About 2 kilos (4 to 5 pounds) less than later in the day. The 24-year-old Canadian is noticeably slimmer at this year's Australian Open and said Saturday he shedded the weight at the end of last year. The precise amount depends on what time of day he weighs himself. ''If you ask me right now, after I ate a sandwich...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic advances in straight sets at Australian open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Canada's Milos Raonic defeated Ukrainian qualifier Illya Marchenko 7-6 (3), 7-6 (3), 6-3 to advance to the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday. The eighth-seeded Raonic was a semifinalist at Wimbledon last year, but has never been beyond the fourth round at Melbourne Park in four previous appearances. He is coming off a run to the final of the...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Australian Open Day 2 Men’s Match Notes and Previews

2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN DAY 2 MEN’S NOTES Tuesday 20 January 1st Round Top Half     Featured matches   No. 1 Novak Djokovic (SRB) v (Q) Aljaz Bedene (SLO) No. 4 Stan Wawrinka (SUI) v Marsel Ilhan (TUR) No. 5 Kei Nishikori (JPN) v Nicolas Almagro (ESP) No. 8 Milos Raonic (CAN) v (Q) Illya Marchenko (UKR) No. 9 David Ferrer (ESP) v Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) No. 17 Gael Monfils (FRA...
Via Tennis Panorama
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes and Quotes from Day 1 of the 2015 Australian Open

View image | gettyimages.com (January 19, 2015) A few of the more off-beat questions and answers from Day 1 news conferences at the Australian Open. We’ve seen Milos Raonic debuted a new haircut. Nick Kyrgios has quite the interesting haircut himself. Have you ever thought of doing something like that with your own hair? GRIGOR DIMITROV: I think I’ve past that phase. I’ve...
Via Tennis Panorama
12 days ago  |  Discuss

“On The Call” – ESPN Australian Open Conference Call with Darren Cahill and Pam Shriver

Darren Cahill (January 17, 2015) ESPN tennis analysts Darren Cahill and Pam Shriver spoke with media on Friday evening about the Australian Open, which starts Sunday, Jan. 18 (Monday in Melbourne), with 100 live hours on ESPN television and 800 from a record 13 courts on ESPN3.   Soundbites: Where Roger Federer is now, explaining his longevity: “This one is not so much the fact...
Via Tennis Panorama
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jiri Vesely Wins Maiden ATP Title in Auckland

Jiri Vesely (January 17, 2015) In a match between first-time finalists, qualifier Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic defeated France’s Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-2 in Auckland to earn his first ATP Tour World title. The 21 year-old world No. 63 is the first Czech to win in Auckland since Jiri Novak in 1996. En route to the finals Vesely upset world No. 13 Ernests Gulbis and World...
Via Tennis Panorama
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson releases next generation BLADE rackets, includes four new models

What do Serena Williams, Milos Raonic, David Goffin, Madison Keys, and Gael Monfils have in common? The Wilson Blade is their weapon of choice. The racket maker has announced the next generation of Blades that includes four new models: BLADE 98 16x19, BLADE 98 18x20, BLADE 98S and BLADE 104.The BLADE is the second attacker-focused product to emerge from Wilson’s new PlayerID...
Via Down the Line!
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Wins 1000th Match, Claims Brisbane Title

View image | gettyimages.com (January 11, 2015) Roger Federer gained entrance into the exclusive “1000 win club” on Sunday when he defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-7(2), 6-4 to claim the Brisbane International title, his 83rd career tournament crown. The 33-year-old Federer is the third player in the Open Era to earn this achievement, joining Jimmy Connors with 1253 wins and Ivan...
Via Tennis Panorama
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer notches 1,000th match win, claims Brisbane title

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Roger Federer notched his 1,000th career victory and collected his 83rd title with a seesawing 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-4 win over Milos Raonic in the Brisbane International final on Sunday. The 17-time major winner broke Raonic's serve in the third game and again in the opening game of the second set before the Canadian broke back in the fourth game and then dominated...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer collects 1,000th win, 83rd title with Brisbane victory

BRISBANE, Australia -- Roger Federer notched his 1,000th career victory and collected his 83rd title with a seesawing 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-4 win over third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada in the Brisbane International final on Sunday. The 17-time major winner broke Raonic's serve in the third game and again in the opening game of the second set before Raonic broke back for 2-2 and then...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer, Raonic set to meet in Brisbane International final

BRISBANE, Australia -- Roger Federer has a chance to go into the Australian Open with 1,000 career match wins to his credit after beating fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Brisbane International. The 17-time Grand Slam champion came into the 2015 season with 996 wins and has had three more on the way to Sunday's final, where he'll meet third...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic edges Nishikori to reach Brisbane International final

  Milos Raonic fired 34 aces to grind out a 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) win over second-seeded Kei Nishikori on Saturday to book his place in the Brisbane International final against Roger Federer. The third-seeded Raonic appeared to grow in confidence as the match progressed, earning three match points with an ace in the third tiebreaker and then clinching it in 2-1/2 hours with...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Four Men’s Seeds Reach Brisbane Semis: Sharapova and Ivanovic to Face off in Final

View image | gettyimages.com (January 9, 2015) The top four men’s seeds have reached the semifinals of the Brisbane International 2015 as No. 1 seed Roger Federer will face 4th seed Grigor Dimitrov and No.2 seed Kei Nishikori will play third seed Milos Raonic. Federer cruised past No. 125 James Duckworth 6-0, 6-1, Dimitrov won 6-3, 6-4 over Martin Klizan, Nishikori dominated...
Via Tennis Panorama
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Juan Martin del Potro withdraws from Brisbane International

  Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has withdrawn from the Brisbane International with a left wrist injury, joining another former U.S. Open champion, Marin Cilic, on the tournament sidelines. Del Potro has been off the tour since undergoing surgery in March, but had targeted Brisbane as his return. The withdrawal of the 2009 U.S. Open champion also leaves him in doubt for the...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Merry Christmas From Tennis Panorama News

(December 25, 2014) New York, NY – Tennis Panorama News wishes our readers who celebrate a very Merry Christmas.       Happy Holidays from the Citi Open® Tennis Tournament As a special surprise, check out our 2014 Citi Open Champions Milos Raonic and Svetlana Kuznetsova showing off their holiday cheer with Bam & Boo! Wishing everyone...
Via Tennis Panorama
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ferrer replaces Raonic at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) Debutant Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the ATP Finals with a quad injury ahead of his final round-robin match against Japan's Kei Nishikori. The seventh-seeded Raonic, who lost his first two matches in Group B in straight sets, will be replaced by Spain's David Ferrer, the first alternate at the year-end tournament. Raonic said ''as badly as I wanted to play, you've...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

6 reasons to wear a compression arm sleeve (or two) for tennis.

Milos Raonic's single arm sleeve continues to cause a stir in the tennis world. According to Yahoo Raonic began to...
Via Tennis Identity
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray on the board as errors do in Raonic

Andy Murray Chalkdust Chronicles: Murray on the board as errors do in Raonic   (November 11, 2014) LONDON – Andy Murray thrived with a raucous evening crowd to get his first win on the board at the Barclays ATP world Tour Finals, with a straight sets win over Milos Raonic 6-3, 7-5.   After a day of one-sided matches, and even the match-up between Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori...
Via Tennis Panorama
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
Tennis News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Tim Duncan suing financial adviser?

Five likely cap casualties of 2015

Making the case for NFL co-MVPs

WATCH: Tom Brady sings about balls

Missy Elliott to join Katy Perry at SB?

Obama zings Pats over Deflate-gate

Each major conference's POY candidates

Super Bowl XLIX preview and predictions: Patriots vs. Seahawks

The 13 things we want to see in Super Bowl XLIX

49 Stops to Super Bowl XLIX

Tiger Woods, misses cut: ‘I’m only doing this so I won’t get fined’

Ranking the repeat SB champions

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.