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© Getty Images Milos Raonic has shed his croc adorned tennis apparel, turning head and toe to New Balance. Check him out above at the AAMI Classic at Kooyong in Melbourne today. Raonic might very well be the brand's first foray into tennis sponsorships. Wide footed tennis players love New Balance for their footwear (Milos might be one); they very simply have the biggest selection of wide-width tennis shoes out there. Clearly New Balance now wants more than than a foothold on court; the new colors and designs above suggest some fun ahead. A rising Raonic, currently ranked #15 in the world, should bring good attention to the fitness brand. Pictured he's wearing a pair of New Balance's MC 996 D. More info on the new apparel line to follow. Find the brand at NewBalance.com, Tennis-Warehouse and New Balance tennis retailers worldwide.
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Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt beat big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (4) at the Kooyong Classic on Wednesday, advancing to a semifinal against Tomas Berdych.
The 31-year-old Hewitt is preparing for his 17th Australian Open. He won two years ago at Kooyong, an invitational warm-up event for the first major of the season.
Berdych had a 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 win over Croatia&...
(January 9, 2013) Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt gave his home country a thrill when the Australian overcame the big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (4) at the Kooyong Classic on Wednesday, which sets up a semifinal clash against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic.
“It’s really tough, you know, with the wind,” said Hewitt, “so a lot of it’s sort of playing percentage...