Category Archive: Milos Raonic

High expectations, low results for Canadians at Wimbledon

— High expectations, low results. Canada earlier this year was a “rising superpower”, according to the Guardian and others. Bianca Andreescu won Indian Wells. Teen phenoms Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime went deep… Continue reading

Injuries hit WTA at French Open

  The WTA has a serious problem with physical and mental health of players. Parents, coaches and federations are understandably enticed to push players hard at young ages because, like world number 39… Continue reading

Breaking Point for Andy Murray

  A few hours before his loss to Fabio Fognini in Rome in 2017, I saw Andy Murray in the tunnel amid photographers scurrying to get to court-side positions. Tied to some type… Continue reading

Too hot for tennis? How to schedule events for climate change

— Imagine playing Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros in the peak summer heat of August instead of the cool days of spring. Sound outrageous? It is. But that’s what tennis players and fans… Continue reading

Raonic lurking in the grass

— Many people have forgotten about Milos Raonic. He’s often injured, they say. He can’t make it through a tournament without pulling out. But Milos, when asked if he believes he can win… Continue reading

Shapovalov becomes main draw for Canada

—- First, he won the Battle of North York, beating his fellow Toronto suburbanite Milos Raonic in Madrid. Then Denis Shapovalov overtook Raonic in the ATP ranking after storming back to beat longtime… Continue reading

Holmes: New-look Rafa wins Mubadala

–by Josef Holmes in Abu Dhabi — After ups and downs in 2016, Rafael Nadal started his season with victories over Tomas Berdych (6-0, 6-4), Milos Raonic (6-1, 3-6, 6-3), and David Goffin… Continue reading

How Murray owns Raonic — and the world

  With Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer out with injuries, and Novak Djokovic slumping, Andy Murray owns the world right now, not only Milos Raonic. But he definitely has owned Raonic this year,… Continue reading

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

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