Category Archive: Canada

Raonic-Nishikori rivalry could be the next Sampras-Agassi, Federer-Nadal

In the decisive fourth set of the Wimbledon round of 16, Kei NIshikori got all returns back. He pinned Milos Raonic into the corner. But Raonic rifled a forehand winner down the line,… Continue reading

Milos Raonic: a Giant Awakens in Asia

When Milos Raonic came to the Rakuten Japan Open in 2010, few tennis fans knew about him. With his “big game” of booming serves and forehands, he surprised Rafael Nadal in an early… Continue reading

Genie Bouchard, age 19, battles Venus Williams in 3-hour slugfest in Japan

For three hours, Canada’s fast-rising Genie Bouchard, 19, played like a future champion. The only problem was that she was playing against an all-time great champion, Venus Williams, who has 44 singles titles,… Continue reading

Genie-mania in Japan: Canada’s Bouchard wows crowds in Tokyo

Star quality. Some athletes — like musicians, actors or ordinary folks — have it, and others don’t. Canadian tennis sensation Genie Bouchard, 19, seems to have it. She has the type of personality… Continue reading

TENNIS: Miles to go for Milos Raonic

Milos Raonic has become the first Canadian to win on the tennis tour since 1995. Only 20 years old, Milos is surely not a flash in the pan. He has worked hard, and… Continue reading

TENNIS: Milos Raonic rising fast at Australian Open

See the full gallery on Posterous See the full gallery on Posterous Milos Raonic plays against Mikhail Youzhny on Saturday, Jan. 22 in Melbourne, Australia. Ranked 152 coming into the Australian Open qualifiers, Raonic has… Continue reading

Milos Raonic of Canada nearly upsets Nadal

TENNIS: teenager Raonic gives Canada hope

see more photos at http://www.flickr.com/photos/globalite/sets/72157625105179960/ Christopher Johnson, National Post · Friday, Oct. 8, 2010   TOKYO – Milos Raonic, perhaps Canada’s top tennis prospect in years, hit 14 aces and challenged world No.… Continue reading