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Nadal downs Raonic to reach Sony Open semifinals

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Top-ranked Rafael Nadal advanced to the Sony Open semifinals by hitting a flurry of forehand winners down the stretch to beat Milos Raonic 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday. Nadal, who is 0-3 in Key Biscayne finals, needs one more win to get there again. His opponent Friday night will be No. 7-seeded Tomas Berdych, who advanced by beating No. 22 Alexandr Dolgopolov...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Favorite Canada Lead by Bouchard Take 2-0 over Serbia in Fed Cup World Group 2 Play

  Aleksandra Wozniack By Brodie Elgin (February 8, 2014) It has been an exciting time for Canada in the past several years. From the break out of Milos Raonic as the first Canadian to win an ATP title and reach the top 10, to the Canadian team’s success in Davis Cup and the emergence of Vasek Pospisil all the way to Eugenie Bouchard‘s semifinal run in the Australian Open ...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada's Raonic withdraws from Davis Cup because of foot injury

Milos Raonic has pulled out of Canada's David Cup World Group matchup against Japan because of a left foot injury. Raonic, who withdrew Thursday, will be replaced by Peter Polansky who was in Tokyo as a reserve but now will be counted upon heavily. Polansky will face a tough task in the opening singles match Friday against world No. 18 Kei Nishikori. Nishikori will be looking...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Raonic withdraws from Davis Cup with foot injury

Milos Raonic has pulled out of Canada's David Cup World Group tie against Japan with of a left foot injury. Raonic, who withdrew Thursday, will be replaced by Peter Polansky who was in Tokyo as a reserve but now will be counted upon heavily. Polansky will face a tough task in the opening singles match Friday against world No. 18 Kei Nishikori. Nishikori will be looking to...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernard Tomic and Milos Raonic Sit In Eugenie Bouchard's Players' Box

Image via Twitter: @livetennis First Justin Bieber, now Bernard Tomic.  Eugenie Bouchard sure attracts a lot of controversial men!  After Bieber tweeted Genie good luck before today's semi-final, Tomic turned up in his usual backwards cap and giant sunglasses to support her. Thankfully, Genie showed she has plenty of straight-laced support too when Milos Raonic sat in her...
Via Onthegotennis
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dimitrov reaches 1st Grand Slam quarterfinal

Grigor Dimitrov has advanced to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal in his 14th attempt after beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Monday. Dimitrov, who beat No. 11 Milos Raonic in the third round, will play either top-ranked Rafael Nadal or Kei Nishikori in the last eight on Wednesday. He clinched the match by breaking Bautista Agut's serve...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Boys That Bathe Together....

When you get into the second week you must bath with a slam winner to get the feeling... pic.twitter.com/tgzP6sA8nz — roger rasheed (@roger_rasheed) January 18, 2014 .....make it into the 2nd week of the Australian Open together.  Grigor Dimitrov beat Milos Raonic yesterday and made it to the 2nd week of a Major for the 1st time.  So, to celebrate, he jumped in the ice bath...
Via Onthegotennis
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Milos Raonic and New Balance at the Australian Open.

© AFP/Getty Images Milos Raonic's New Balance tennis apparel has a story. The eye-grabbing polo we've seen him in at the Australian Open draws inspiration from New Balance's New England heritage. The brand takes classic houndstooth (long a staple of staid Beacon Hill wardrobes) and gives it a jumbo sized twist. The result, a shirt juiced with color that nods to a gentleman...
Via Tennis Identity
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Men’s tennis season wrap-up and preview

As the tennis season draws to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on the year that was and look forward to the Australian Open and its tune-ups in January. We’ll do the men today and the women next week. On the men’s side, it was the season of Rafael Nadal, of course. The Spanish stud came back from a seven-month layoff and questions about the effect of his game on his...
Via isportsweb.com
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Paire Upsets Raonic in Stockholm

  (October 18, 2013) Wild card Benoit Paire upset second seed Milos Raonic 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Friday to reach the Stockholm Open semifinals. No. 1 seed moved into the semis when his fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco withdrew prior to the match due to an abdominal injury. Ferrer will play Ernests Gulbis for a spot in the final.  Gulbis beat Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. ...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Juan Martin Del Potro Wins Japan Open over Milos Raonic

  (October 6, 2013) A late entry into the event, No.1 seed Juan Martin del Potro won the Japan Open Tennis Championships title for the first time taking out Milos Raonic 7-6 (5), 7-5 for his third title of the year, 16th in his career. There was only one break of serve in the match […]
Via Tennis Panorama
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Del Potro wins Japan Open

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina beat Milos Raonic of Canada, 7-6 (5), 7-5 on Sunday to win the Japan Open. Del Potro got the only break of the match to go up 6-5 in the second set and then held serve to claim his third title of the year, adding to wins in Rotterdam and Washington. The third-seeded Raonic, who was coming off a win at the Thailand Open last week, hit...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Del Potro reaches Japan Open final

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro overcame Nicolas Almagro 7-6 (7), 7-6 (1) on Saturday to reach the final of the Japan Open. Del Potro hit 12 aces to dispatch the sixth-seeded Spaniard and set up a final with third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada, who beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia 7-6 (4), 6-1 in an earlier semifinal. ''I played well in the tiebreak and at the important moments...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

A Year of Firsts for Milos Raonic and Canada

By Mark McCormick   Canada, a country that is so passionate for hockey, has had their eyes on tennis lately. Tennis? Canada is one of the coldest countries in the world, but that hasn’t stopped the rapid rise of tennis star Milos Raonic from training. The 2013 season has been a groundbreaking year for the young Canadian, cracking into the world’s top 10 for the first time in...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Raonic reaches Japan Open semis

Third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada eased into the semifinals of the Japan Open on Friday with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Lukas Lacko of Slovakia. Raonic broke Lacko's serve three times and hit 11 aces under the roof at Ariake Colosseum to set up a semifinal against Ivan Dodig of Croatia. ''I got into the first service game right away and that allowed me to get into the match...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Raonic reaches quarters at Japan Open

Third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada overpowered Jeremy Chardy of France 6-4, 6-3 Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open. Raonic, coming off a win at the Thailand Open on Sunday, hit 17 aces in the match. Raonic will next face Slovakian Lukas Lacko, who beat qualifier Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France 7-5, 6-4. In other matches, sixth-seeded Nicolas Almagro of...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Raonic wins Thailand Open

Milos Raonic of Canada upset top-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 6-3 to claim his fifth title at the Thailand Open on Sunday. The No. 11-ranked Raonic put up 18 aces to beat his No. 6-ranked opponent in the final at the Impact Arena in one hour, 17 minutes. In the doubles final, third-seeded Jamie Murray of Great Britain and John Peers of Australia beat fourth...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Raonic reaches Bangkok quarters

Milos Raonic took advantage of only one of 16 break chances and still overcame Marinko Matosevic of Australia 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 at the Thailand Open on Thursday. After a first-round bye, the Canadian had to dig deep in a 2 1/2-hour match that featured lengthy baseline rallies. "I created my opportunities, but I wasn't converting any," he said. "He was playing...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Czechs close in on another Davis Cup final

The Czech Republic closed in on its third Davis Cup final in five years by taking a 2-0 lead against Argentina on Friday while Milos Raonic saved a match point before winning a tense five-setter to put Canada level at 1-1 against Serbia in the other semifinal. Stepanek swept aside Juan Monaco 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2 before the fifth-ranked Berdych stretched the margin for the defending...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Serbia, Canada tied in Davis Cup

Milos Raonic served 34 aces to outlast Janko Tipsarevic in five sets Friday and tie the Davis Cup semifinal between Canada and Serbia at 1-1 after the opening singles matches. Raonic beat Tipsarevic 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 in a 4-hour, 11 minute marathon on an indoor clay court at Belgrade Arena. Earlier, top-ranked Novak Djokovic swept past Vasek Pospisil 6-2, 6-0, 6-4. Tipsarevic...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Serbia ties Canada in Davis Cup

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic beat Milos Raonic in straight sets Sunday to lift Serbia to a 2-2 tie with Canada in their Davis Cup semifinals. Djokovic won 7-6 (1), 6-2, 6-2 in a 2-hour, 8 minute match on an indoor clay court at Belgrade Arena. The best of five series will be decided in the final singles match played Sunday between Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic and Canada's Vasek...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis Player Experiences Brief Meltdown Highlighted By Throwing His Socks

Honestly, who throws a sock? Apparently the answer to that question is Richard Gasquet who blew a gasket of sorts on Monday during his 4th round U.S. Open match against Milos Raonic. Richard got a little frustrated that he had lost the opening set to Milos and when he got to his seat to take a load off he stripped off his socks and threw them in the middle of the court. The tantrum...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Raonic Wins Cincy Opener against Sock, Faces Tipsarevic in Next Round

By Kevin Ware (August 13, 2013) MASON,  Ohio – Canadian Milos Raonic defeated American Jack Sock 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in his opening match at the Western and Southern Open. But it wasn’t easy, or pretty. Their only previous meeting on tour was earlier this year in Memphis, with Sock beating the newly-crowned three-time San Jose […]
Via Tennis Panorama
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Nadal beats Raonic in Montreal final

Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday in the Rogers Cup final, spoiling Raonic's bid to become the first Canadian winner in the event in 55 years. Robert Bedard, the last Canadian to win what was then called the Canadian Open in 1955, was in attendance to see Nadal claim his third Rogers Cup title. The Spanish star also won in 2005 and 2008. Raonic was the first...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nadal beats Raonic to win Rogers Cup

Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday in the Rogers Cup final, spoiling Raonic's bid to become the first Canadian winner in the event in 55 years. Robert Bedard, the last Canadian to win what was then called the Canadian Open in 1955, was in attendance to see Nadal claim his third Rogers Cup title. The Spanish star also won in 2005 and 2008. Raonic was the first...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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