Pospisil upsets Raonic, Shapovalov wins other all-Canadian matchup

Vasek Pospisil advanced to the third round of the European Open tennis tournament with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 upset of fellow Canadian Milos Raonic on Wednesday. Pospisil, form Vancouver, beat his hard-serving opponent at his own game, firing 11 aces to Raonic's nine and converting 84 per cent of available first serve points. Pospisil will […]

Milos Raonic seals Canada's Davis Cup victory over the Netherlands

Milos Raonic dispatched Scott Griekspoor in three sets to give Canada a 3-1 win over the Netherlands on Sunday afternoon in their Davis Cup world group qualification playoff at Toronto. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., beat Griekspoor 7-6, 6-3, 6-4, for his second win of the five-match tie. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., won his […]

Raonic, Shapovalov on different footing heading into Rogers Cup

Milos Raonic is heading into this year's Rogers Cup in a different position than the one he's become accustomed to over the last few years. Supplanted by teenager Denis Shapovalov as the top-ranked Canadian in the men's singles draw, there's suddenly a lot less outside pressure on the Thornhill, Ont., product to succeed in the […]

Miami Open: Raonic dispatches higher-seeded Schwartzman in straight sets

Milos Raonic earned a hard-fought victory over Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman in the third round of the Miami Open on Sunday. The Thornhill, Ont., native was in tough against the tournament’s No. 13, but won a tiebreak in the first set before grabbing the match’s only two breaks in the second to prevail 7-6(5), 6-3. Raonic, seeded 20th […]

Milos Raonic makes early exit at Brisbane International

Big-serving Milos Raonic has dropped his second-round match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Australia. The fourth-seeded resident of Thornhill, Ont., lost in two sets to unseeded Australian wild card Alex De Minaur 6-4, 6-4. The Canadian pro has played sparingly in recent months due to injury. He cut his 2017 season short and […]

Milos Raonic withdraws from U.S. Open with wrist injury

Canada’s Milos Raonic announced in an Instagram post on Wednesday night that he has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament with a wrist injury. Raonic, who grew up in Thornhill, Ont., said that he tried everything in his power to rehabilitate in time. “The pain is too great and, in consultation with my doctors, […]

Raonic overwhelmed by Federer in Wimbledon quarter-finals

In a Wimbledon rematch, Milos Raonic proved to be no match for Roger Federer. The third-seeded Swiss great, trying for a record eighth Wimbledon title, systematically dismantled Raonic in quarter-final action at the All England Club on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (4) victory. Raonic, the tournament’s sixth seed from Thornhill, Ont., defeated Federer […]