Category Archive: Milos Raonic

wounded Raonic in brave effort vs Murray in Madrid quarters

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Milos Raonic photos: serving on another planet

Milos Raonic has become cool to photograph. He looks fantastic in the golden sun and powdery red clay of the Mutua Madrid Open. His serve is powerful but also sublime. His technique seems… Continue reading

The Milos Raonic way to victory — play poorly, serve well

—by Christopher Johnson— Milos Raonic likes to share a lesson that his idol Pete Sampras taught him: ‘Champions find a way to win, even when not playing well.’ It’s amazing how often Raonic… Continue reading

Lessons for Milos Raonic after Roger Federer’s “master class” at Wimbledon

A big serve, when it’s on, can dominate a match. But more than anything else, tennis is about the things Roger Federer did better than Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon semi-finals. It’s about… Continue reading

Canada’s Milos Raonic, fast-rising at Wimbledon, still has room to improve

Rod Laver asked the Australian media to go easy on Nick Gyrgios and let him grow. The same can be said about Milos Raonic. Raonic is already the greatest male singles player ever… Continue reading

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

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 ยท Friday, Oct. 8, 2010   TOKYO – Milos Raonic, perhaps Canada’s top tennis prospect in years, hit 14 aces and challenged world No.… Continue reading