Category Archive: Canada

Is Raonic the second coming of Sampras?

by Christopher Johnson — After his epic win over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semi-finals, many are asking the question which I asked earlier this year: is Milos Raonic the second coming of… Continue reading

Juniors with Futures: Felix AA, Shapovalov, Sigouin, Blancaneaux

Thanks to Milos Raonic and good coaching, a new generation of Canadian juniors beat everyone at Roland Garros 2016 except the eventual champion Geoffrey Blancaneaux. Photos by Christopher Johnson for Grand Slam Magazine.… Continue reading

How Djokovic returns Raonic’s serves

              Milos Raonic’s serves put Alex Dolgopolov and Jo Tsonga on their heels swatting at the ball in Madrid. But Novak Djokovic somehow managed to step in… Continue reading

Recovering Raonic begins 2016 at Mubadala in Abu Dhabi

Hoping for a healthier 2016, Canadian ace Milos Raonic began the year at the exciting Mubadala exhibition event in Abu Dhabi, UAE Dec. 31 to Jan. 2. Raonic beat Kevin Anderson and Stan… Continue reading

Murray wins Rogers Cup Montreal

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Air Kei airborne in Montreal

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Defending champ Tsonga savors victory at Rogers Cup

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Pospisil plays heart out in Montreal

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Raonic falls to Karlovic at Rogers Cup Battle of Giants

It’s rare for Milos Raonic to face someone with a bigger serve than him. Returning from injury, the Canadian ace lost to Croatian giant Ivo Karlovic 6-7, 6-7 in a battle of the… Continue reading

Vasek Pospisil — informal chat with a nice guy from Canada

In the Persian Gulf area to photograph the Dubai Duty Free tennis tournament, I somehow got invited to the players party outside the hotel adjacent to the stadium. Guests and organizers were flocking… Continue reading