MILOS RAONIC NEWS

Open 13: Bautista Agut advances to Marseille semis with win over Thiem

  Fourth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the semifinals of the Open 13 with a 7-6 (7), 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on Friday. The 26-year-old Spaniard, who also reached the semifinals in Chennai last month, will next face either seventh-seeded Gael Monfils of France or Simone Bolelli. The Italian upset top-seeded Milos Raonic in the second round at the indoor tournament...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bautista Agut advances to Marseille semis

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Fourth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the semifinals of the Open 13 with a 7-6 (7), 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on Friday. The 26-year-old Spaniard, who also reached the semifinals in Chennai last month, will next face either seventh-seeded Gael Monfils of France or Simone Bolelli. The Italian upset top-seeded Milos Raonic in the second round...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Raonic upset by Italy's Bolelli in Open 13

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Top-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada was knocked out of the Open 13 in his first match on Thursday after a shock 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3) second-round loss to Simone Bolelli. It was the Italian's first victory over a top-10 player following 35 defeats. Raonic, who had a first-round bye, hit 21 aces to Bolelli's seven but converted just one of eight break point opportunities...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

World Tennis Tournament: Berdych to meet Wawrinka in final

  Defending champion Tomas Berdych dispatched Gilles Simon of France 6-2, 6-1 to line up Stanislas Wawrinka in the World Tennis Tournament final on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Wawrinka beat second-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7). Berdych will bid for his 11th career ATP title, and Wawrinka his ninth. Wawrinka leads their head-to-heads 10-5. The third-seeded Berdych...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

World Tennis Tournament: Raonic prevails over qualifier in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -- Second-seeded Milos Raonic was made to work for a 6-7 (5), 6-1, 7-5 victory over qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov and a place in the second round of the World Tennis Tournament on Tuesday. Coming off an Australian Open quarterfinals loss, Raonic hit 19 aces to rally past the 23-year-old Russian in a contest lasting nearly two hours. Raonic got off to a sluggish...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic prevails in tight three-setter in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Second-seeded Milos Raonic was made to work for a 6-7 (5), 6-1, 7-5 victory over qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov and a place in the second round of the World Tennis Tournament on Tuesday. Coming off an Australian Open quarterfinals loss, Raonic hit 19 aces to rally past the 23-year-old Russian in a contest lasting nearly two hours. Raonic got off to a sluggish...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
January 28, 2015  |  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
January 28, 2015  |  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
January 26, 2015  |  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
January 24, 2015  |  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
January 19, 2015  |  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
January 11, 2015  |  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
January 11, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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

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

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals: What to Expect

On the eve of the last tournament of 2014, the draws have been posted and each player is gearing up to play their final matches of the season. The first Group B matches will be played on Sunday, followed by the Group A matches on Monday. Group A consists of Kei Nishikori, Andy Murray, Roger Federer, and Milos Raonic, while Group B consists of Stanislas Wawrinka, Tomas Berdych, Novak...
Via isportsweb.com
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcomers eager to make mark at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) Not long ago at Wimbledon, Milos Raonic had to tell journalists how to pronounce his name. Less than five months later, things have changed dramatically for the big-serving Canadian, one of the three newcomers playing at the ATP World Tour Finals. At 23, Raonic is now a well-known name on the tour, and the youngest player in the field at the O2 Arena in London - where...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bercy Masters Wrap-Up: The Road To London Ends With Novak Djokovic In the Driver’s Seat

The BNP Paribas Masters — informally known as “Bercy,” distinguishing this Parisian event from the major championship held at Roland Garros every spring — represent the last stop on the road to London, the site of the ATP World Tour Finals. With 1,000 points being awarded to the winner and stacks of points in play for the finalist and semifinalists, Bercy often becomes a...
Via Attacking The Net
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bercy Masters Wrap-Up: The Road To London Ends With Novak Djokovic In the Driver’s Seat

The BNP Paribas Masters — informally known as “Bercy,” distinguishing this Parisian event from the major championship held at Roland Garros every spring — represent the last stop on the road to London, the site of the ATP World Tour Finals. With 1,000 points being awarded to the winner and stacks of points in play for the finalist and semifinalists, Bercy often becomes a...
Via Bloguin Best
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Djokovic easily retains Paris Masters title

PARIS (AP) Top-ranked Novak Djokovic easily defended his Paris Masters title with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Milos Raonic on Sunday. Djokovic, who did not drop a set during the whole week, won the indoor tournament for the third time and claimed the 20th Masters title of his career. The Serb also made a big step in his bid to finish the year at the No. 1 spot for a third time, extending...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Raonic beats Berdych to reach Paris Masters final

PARIS -- Seventh-seeded Milos Raonic advanced to the final of the Paris Masters for the first time with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 victory over former champion Tomas Berdych on Saturday. The Canadian, who produced the biggest win of his career in the previous round by defeating Roger Federer, will face top-ranked Novak Djokovic or Kei Nishikori in the final. Raonic came out on top after a tense...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Raonic reaches Paris Masters final

PARIS (AP) Seventh-seeded Milos Raonic advanced to the final of the Paris Masters for the first time with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 victory over former champion Tomas Berdych on Saturday. The Canadian, who produced the biggest win of his career in the previous round by defeating Roger Federer, will face top-ranked Novak Djokovic or Kei Nishikori in the final. Raonic came out on top after...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka, Raonic advance at Paris Masters

PARIS (AP) Stan Wawrinka won his first match in more than a month Wednesday and advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters. The third-seeded Wawrinka ended a three-match losing streak with a 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over 37th-ranked Dominic Thiem, the youngest player in the top 50. After consecutive losses in Tokyo, Shanghai and Basel, the Australian Open champion put on an erratic...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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