Milos Raonic http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26438/all en Tennis: Dolgopolov storms into Indian Wells semi-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140313/tennis-dolgopolov-storms-indian-wells-semi-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Alexandr Dolgopolov advanced to the first ATP Masters semi-final of his career on Thursday, surging past Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final four at Indian Wells.</p> <p>Dolgopolov, the world number 31 from Ukraine who stunned world number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal in the third round and beat 13th-seeded Fabio Fognini in the fourth, will face the winner of Thursday night's match between 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and South African Kevin Anderson.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140313/tennis-dolgopolov-storms-indian-wells-semi-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexandr Dolgopolov Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis AFP Fri, 14 Mar 2014 02:39:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6095228 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Raonic downs Murray to reach Indian Wells quarters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140312/tennis-raonic-downs-murray-reach-indian-wells-quarters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Milos Raonic rallied in the third set to defeat out-of-sorts fifth seed Andy Murray on Wednesday and reach the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells ATP Masters.</p> <p>Raonic, seeded 10th, downed Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 to line up a quarter-final clash with giant-killer Alexandr Dolgopolov.</p> <p>The 28th-seeded Ukrainian avoided any letdown in the wake of his third-round upset of world number one Rafael Nadal, powering past 13th-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140312/tennis-raonic-downs-murray-reach-indian-wells-quarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:32:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6094101 at http://www.globalpost.com Dimitrov bounces out Raonic at Melbourne Park http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140118/dimitrov-shows-signs-living-promise <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov upset 11th seed Milos Raonic 6-3 3-6 6-4 7-6(10) in an 156-minute Australian Open thriller on Saturday to reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time.</p> <p>Famous more for being the boyfriend of Maria Sharapova, the 22nd ranked 22-year-old Bulgarian has long been identified as a rising talent in men's tennis but previously flattered to deceive on the game's biggest stages.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140118/dimitrov-shows-signs-living-promise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 18 Jan 2014 11:17:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6046429 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Raonic beats Berdych to Bangkok title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130929/tennis-raonic-beats-berdych-bangkok-title-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Canadian Milos Raonic used his thumping serve to ace his way to victory over top seed Tomas Berdych Sunday, with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win at the Thailand Open.</p> <p>Third seed Raonic took full advantage of his big serve to beat his Czech opponent, firing 18 aces -- his last to set up a pair of match points.</p> <p>After winning the first set in a tiebreaker, the Canadian tightened his grip in the second to earn the fifth title of his career, converting his first match point with a down-the-line winner after 77 minutes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130929/tennis-raonic-beats-berdych-bangkok-title-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Tennis Tomáš Berdych AFP Sun, 29 Sep 2013 18:51:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5948312 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Raonic beats Berdych to Bangkok title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130929/tennis-raonic-beats-berdych-bangkok-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Canadian Milos Raonic used his thumping serve to ace his way to victory over top seed Tomas Berdych Sunday, with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win at the Thailand Open.</p> <p>Third seed Raonic took full advantage of his big serve to beat his Czech opponent, firing 18 aces -- his last to set up a pair of match points.</p> <p>After winning the first set in a tiebreaker, the Canadian tightened his grip in the second to earn the fifth title of his career.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130929/tennis-raonic-beats-berdych-bangkok-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis AFP Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:53:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5948003 at http://www.globalpost.com Generation Next sleeper Raonic stirs at U.S. Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130831/generation-next-sleeper-raonic-stirs-at-us-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Will Swanton</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Whisper it quietly but a beast might be stirring at Flushing Meadows.</p> <p>Milos Raonic is the sleeper of the U.S. Open. Touted as a leading member of Generation Next in men's tennis, the powerful 22-year-old Canadian roared into the fourth round on Saturday with a 6-7(4) 6-4 6-3 6-4 win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez.</p> <p>Raonic's thunderous serve has landed him a chart-topping 65 aces for the tournament. His heaviest delivery of 145 miles per hour is the quickest of the event.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130831/generation-next-sleeper-raonic-stirs-at-us-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Richard Gasquet Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 01 Sep 2013 02:47:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5922280 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Nadal routs Raonic, lifts third Canadian title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130812/tennis-nadal-routs-raonic-lifts-third-canadian-title-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spain's Rafael Nadal took just 68 minutes to deliver a body-blow to Canada's biggest tennis week, hammering out a 6-2, 6-2 win over Milos Raonic in the final of the Montreal Masters.</p> <p>The dominating victory, in which the big-hitting Canadian's serve was all but nullified by precision returns from Nadal, marked the 25th Masters 1000 title for the 12-time grand slam champion who now owns eight trophies this season and 58 in his career.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130812/tennis-nadal-routs-raonic-lifts-third-canadian-title-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Sports Tennis AFP Mon, 12 Aug 2013 19:19:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5908301 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Nadal beats Djokovic to book Raonic title clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130811/tennis-nadal-beats-djokovic-book-raonic-title-clash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rafael Nadal held off Novak Djokovic in three tense sets Saturday and will now try and stop Canadian Milos Raonic from making more tennis history at the Montreal Masters.</p> <p>Fourth seed Nadal, champion in the event in 2005 and 2008, defeated top seed and two-time defending champion Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2) to reach his 10th final of the season.</p> <p>Raonic, meanwhile, became the first Canadian into the tournament's final since 1958, when Robert Bedard won it.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130811/tennis-nadal-beats-djokovic-book-raonic-title-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis AFP Sun, 11 Aug 2013 06:33:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5907187 at http://www.globalpost.com Nadal beats Djokovic, to face Raonic in Montreal final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130810/raonic-through-montreal-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tom Bartlett</p> <p>MONTREAL (Reuters) - Spain's Rafa Nadal handed Novak Djokovic another semi-final defeat when he beat the world number one at the Rogers Cup on Saturday to set up a title decider against local favorite Milos Raonic.</p> <p>Nadal held off a surging Djokovic to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(2) in a pulsating semi-final that resembled a heavyweight boxing clash with the duo trading breathtaking winners instead of blows.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130810/raonic-through-montreal-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 11 Aug 2013 02:33:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5907129 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Raonic makes history with Montreal finals spot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130810/tennis-raonic-makes-history-montreal-finals-spot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Milos Raonic beat Vasek Pospisil in the first all-Canadian semi-final at the Montreal Masters on Saturday and will crack a top 10 ranking for the first time.</p> <p>Raonic, seeded 11th, beat 71st-ranked Pospisil 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7/4) and will make his biggest ATP rankings move on Monday when he will become the first Canadian in the top 10.</p> <p>But first, he'll take on either top seed Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal -- both multiple Canadian title winners in Sunday's final.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130810/tennis-raonic-makes-history-montreal-finals-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis AFP Sat, 10 Aug 2013 23:03:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5907108 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: Tennis: Raonic, Pospisil set up All-Canadian semi-final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130809/corrected-tennis-raonic-pospisil-set-all-canadian-semi-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Milos Raonic and wildcard Vasek Pospisil set up an all-Canadian semi-final at the Montreal Masters on Friday.</p> <p>Pospisil, living the dream week of his career after winning a low-level Challenger event last weekend, had it easy in his quarter-final as Russian opponent Nikolay Davydenko retired with a respiratory ailment while trailing 3-0.</p> <p>Pospisil had reached the quarter-finals with his first top-10 victory, a third-round defeat of Tomas Berdych.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130809/corrected-tennis-raonic-pospisil-set-all-canadian-semi-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis AFP Fri, 09 Aug 2013 22:35:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5906622 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Raonic, Pospisil set up All-Canadian semi-final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130809/tennis-raonic-pospisil-set-all-canadian-semi-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Milos Raonic and wildcard Vasek Pospisil set up an all-Canadian semi-final at the Montreal Masters on Friday.</p> <p>Pospisil, living the dream week of his career after winning a low-level Challenger event last weekend, had it easy in his quarter-final as Russian opponent Nikolay Davydenko retired with a respiratory ailment while trailing 3-0.</p> <p>Pospisil had reached the quarter-finals with his first top-10 victory, a third-round defeat of Tomas Berdych.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130809/tennis-raonic-pospisil-set-all-canadian-semi-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Fri, 09 Aug 2013 22:34:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5906618 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Raonic wins third straight San Jose title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/tennis-raonic-wins-third-straight-san-jose-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Matt Cronin</p> <p>SAN JOSE, California Feb 17 (Reuters) - Canada's Milos Raonic beat Tommy Haas 6-4 6-3 on Sunday to win his third straight San Jose Open title and bring the final curtain down on the second oldest men's professional tournament in the United States.</p> <p>Raonic became the tournament's first three-times winner since Tony Trabert (1953-55) and said it was a pity he would not have a chance to chalk up another win at the event, which dates back to 1889 and is being dropped from the ATP schedule.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/tennis-raonic-wins-third-straight-san-jose-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Nationality Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 05:15:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758678 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Canada's Raonic takes third San Jose title in a row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/tennis-canadas-raonic-takes-third-san-jose-title-row-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-serving Canadian top seed Milos Raonic captured his record-tying third consecutive ATP Tour SAP Open title on Sunday, defeating German fourth seed Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3 in the final.</p> <p>Raonic, ranked 13th, joined Tony Trabert, the 1953-1955 champion, as the only players to win the event three times in a row. Raonic has won 24 sets in a row at San Jose, never dropping a set in any of his title runs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/tennis-canadas-raonic-takes-third-san-jose-title-row-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis Tommy Haas AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 01:15:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758590 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Canada's Raonic takes third San Jose title in a row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/tennis-canadas-raonic-takes-third-san-jose-title-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-serving Canadian top seed Milos Raonic captured his record-tying third consecutive ATP Tour SAP Open title on Sunday, defeating German fourth seed Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3 in the final.</p> <p>Raonic, ranked 13th, joined Tony Trabert, the 1953-1955 champion, as the only players to win the event three times in a row. Raonic has won 24 sets in a row at San Jose, never dropping a set in any of his title runs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/tennis-canadas-raonic-takes-third-san-jose-title-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 01:15:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758588 at http://www.globalpost.com