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US Open Seeds For Both Men And Women Announced

How do your favorite tennis stars rank? Check out the list that was released today.  The seeds for the women goes as follows: 1. Serena Williams2. Simona​ Halep3. Petra Kvitova4. Agnieszka Radwanska5. Maria Sharapova6. Angelique​ Kerber7. Eugenie​ Bouchard8. Ana Ivanovic The seeds for the men goes as follows: 1. Novak Djokovic2. Roger Federer3. Stanislas Wawrinka...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Takes Sixth Cincinnati Crown for 80th Career Title

#453756466 / gettyimages.com By Dave Gertler (August 17, 2014) MASON, OHIO – After making the final of four Masters 1000 events this year, Roger Federer has finally broken through to win his first title at that level since 2012. After beating fellow top 10 players Andy Murray and Milos Raonic to reach the final, Federer’s opponent at the Western & Southern Open in Mason...
Via Tennis Panorama
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic Sets Up Semifinal Date Against Federer in Cincinnati

Milos Raonic By Dave Gertler   (August 15, 2014) MASON, OHIO – After the disappointment of failing to reach the semifinal of his home Masters 1000 last week in Toronto, Milos Raonic has breezed into the Western & Southern Open semifinal today in Cincinnati. While Raonic’s 6-1, 6-0 win over Fabio Fognini might seem ominous, his semifinal opponent will be Roger Federer who...
Via Tennis Panorama
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic and Kuznetsova Claim Citi Open Crowns

Milos Raonic   (August 3, 2014) Milos Raonic and Svetlana Kuznetsova won the singles titles at the Citi Open on Sunday in Washington, DC. In the first-ever all-Canadian final on the ATP World Tour in the Open Era, No. 7 Milos Raonic defeated Vasek Pospisil 6-1, 6-4. For Raonic it’s his sixth ATP title, his last coming last September in Bangkok. “It’s great the way (the match...
Via Tennis Panorama
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Milos Raonic & Vasek Pospisil Set for All-Canadian Final

Geoff Burke – USA Today Sports The Citi Open men’s tennis tournament will come to a conclusion today, and although it is not a top tier event in terms of prestige, this year’s edition of the open has a special and symbolic final as it marks the first time in the open-era that two Canadians will face off for the championship. Milos Raonic & Vasek Pospisil are set to do battle...
Via The Sideline
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pospisil Joins Countryman Raonic in Citi Open Semis

  By Dave Gertler   (August 2, 2014) WASHINGTON, DC – Canada’s Vasek Pospisil has fought his way through one of the more physically and mentally taxing matches of the 2014 Citi Open, and will join his compatriot Milos Raonic in the semifinals to be played today at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.   His opponent, Colombian world No. 34 Santiago Giraldo, drew first blood...
Via Tennis Panorama
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic Set to Take on Hewitt in Round of 16 match at Citi Open

Milos Raonic   By Dave Gertler (July 31, 2014) WASHINGTON, DC – Last year’s Citi Open in Washington, D.C. played a crucial role in the lead-up to what would be Milos Raonic’s first appearance in a Masters 1000 final. At the time, he was still ranked outside the top 10, had never made it past the round of 16 at a major, and promptly bowed out to Australian journeyman Marinko...
Via Tennis Panorama
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Citi Open Set to Begin

Milos Raonic (R) poses for a “selfie” on Saturday at the Citi Open. Photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots By Dave Gertler (July 28, 2014) The Citi Open in Washington D.C. is the only North American fixture on an 11-event ATP World Tour 500 series calendar. The defending men’s champion is Juan Martin del Potro, who hasn’t completed his rehab from left-wrist surgery in time...
Via Tennis Panorama
23 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO VAULT: Del Potro back hitting backhands, Raonic practicing with Serena and Nestor

There were a couple of videos that made the rounds today and they were pretty noteworthy. The first one shows Juan Martin del Potro hitting backhands. He's basically pushing the ball to protect his surgically repaired left wrist. It's a start. I, personally, can't wait for the BIG LUG to return. #biglugluv y'all. Milos Raonic was practicing today in Toronto and brought...
Via Down the Line!
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Thoughts on Wimbledon

Another year. Another Wimbledon has come and gone.  After two weeks of exhilarating tennis, many previous questions and doubts have been answered and put to bed. Canadian tennis has truly put its stamp on the landscape of tennis to the point where Brits are asking Canadian players to pull a Greg Rusedski.  The “young guns” have taken another step and are much closer yet still...
Via The Sideline
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wimbledon finals set, Federer takes aim at #18

The men’s and women’s finals are set at Wimbledon, and much promise and drama are in store. Petra Kvitova, who has proven this year that she finds another gear on the grass of the All England Club, convincingly defeated countrywoman Lucie Safarova in straight sets, a result I fully expected given her performance in the tournament thus far. In the other semifinal, Eugenie Bouchard...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

French Open slows down, test ahead for Monfils

Things have started to slow down a little bit at Roland Garros as we move to get the semifinals set. Novak Djokovic bludgeoned his way past Milos Raonic in one quarterfinal, and in a somewhat unexpected turn, Ernests Gulbis took down Tomas Berdych in the other. Djokovic’s result surprised me not at all; Gulbis’s quite a bit. They way that he tore through Berdych really just highlights...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadians Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic Reach Roland Garros Quarterfinals

(June 1, 2014) For the first time in history, there will be two Canadians in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam after Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic had dominating fourth round wins on Sunday at Roland Garros. Raonic became the first Canadian man in the Open Era to reach the quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 win over Spaniard Marcel Granollers. The 23-year-old Canadian broke serve...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Slam fashion: Milos Raonic rocks red in Paris

Mais oui, Milos Raonic looks red hot in his new tennis apparel from New Balance (although where the hey is...
Via Tennis Identity
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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
March 27, 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

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...
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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

Juan Martin Del Potro to Meet Milos Raonic in Tokyo Final

ATP World Tour 500 Tokyo, Japan  (+9 hours GMT) 30 September-6 October 2013     Surface: Hard RESULTS – SATURDAY, 5 OCTOBER 2013 Singles – Semifinals [1] [WC] J Del Potro (ARG) d [6] N Almagro (ESP) 76(7) 76(1) [3] M Raonic (CAN) d I Dodig (CRO) 76(4) 61 Doubles – Semifinals J Murray (GBR) / J […]
Via Tennis Panorama
October 05, 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
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