Milos Raonic Bio

  • Plays with two-handed backhand
  • Speaks Serbian and English
  • Moved from Podgorica, Montenegro to Canada aged three
  • Parents are Dusan and Vesna (both engineers); sister, Jelena and brother, Momir
  • Started playing tennis aged eight
  • His dad "used a ball machine at 6:30 a.m. or 9:00 p.m. because court fees were a lot cheaper at this time"
  • Was among the first group of players to join Tennis Canada's National Training Centre in Montreal when it was opened in 2007
  • Favourite surface is hard courts
  • Favourite shots are serve and overhead
  • Hobbies include watching movies and talking to family on Skype
  • SupportsFC Barcelona(football) and Toronto Raptors (basketball)
  • Idol growing up was Pete Sampras, "I video-taped all his televised matches"
  • Career goal is to be a "consistent Top 50 player with Top 10 aspirations"
  • Made Davis Cup debut for Canada versus Colombia in March 2010
  • Named as Newcomer of the Year in the 2011 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Mot & Chandon after jumping from No. 156 in the Emirates ATP Rankings at the start of the season to No. 31 on 14 November 2011
  • Named QMI Agency Canadian Male Athlete of the Year on 20 December 2012
  • Fitness trainer is Dalibor Sirola and physiotherapist is Joan Ozon.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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