Tag Archive: Tennis Canada

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

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

Kyrgios casting himself in dark light

He’s one of the brightest young stars in tennis, but Nick Kyrgios cast himself in a dark light as a villain at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. (images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite Media,… Continue reading

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

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

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