MILOS RAONIC RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
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5 days ago
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...
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7 days ago
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...
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11 days ago
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...
Last night’s match between Milos Raonic of Canada and Kei Nishikori of Japan felt like a referendum on the future and viability of power tennis. Raonic is 6’5’’, serves at about 140+ MPH, has a booming forehand, and is generally improving in all aspects of his game, especially his touch at the net. He doesn’t have a great backhand, but that is normally not an issue for...
(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...
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...
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...
(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...
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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...
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January 30, 2014