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February 13th, 2016

Watch Milos Raonic Dunk During The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game [Video]

Did you know Milos Raonic can dunk?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:38 am in Videos | 3 Comments »

January 29th, 2016

Milos Raonic: After The Injury, That’s Probably The Most Heartbroken I’ve Felt On A Tennis Court

A dejected Milos Raonic met the press after suffering his first loss of 2016.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:13 am in Australian Open | 37 Comments »

January 29th, 2016

Andy Murray Wears Out Milos Raonic to Reach Fifth Australian Open Final

Winning the third set tiebreak to go up two sets to one, in the fourth set Raonic left the court for a medical timeout and came back with his movement looking shaky. Later in the set the Canadian received courtside treatment on his upper right leg.

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 30 Comments »

January 28th, 2016

Andy Murray v Milos Raonic Australian Open Semifinal, Who’s The Pick?

Who’ll win the Andy Murray-Milos Raonic semifinal? Sean Randall makes his pick.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:58 pm in Australian Open | 123 Comments »

January 27th, 2016

Murray Wins, Raonic Sets Canadian History at Aussie Open

Murray is part of a Brit threesome in the semis with Johanna Konta and his brother Jamie in the men’s doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 36 Comments »

January 26th, 2016

Andy Murray v David Ferrer, Milos Raonic v Gael Monfils; Who’ll Make It To The Australian Open SFs?

Sean Randall handicaps the second quarterfinal day at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:51 pm in Australian Open | 46 Comments »

January 25th, 2016

Raonic Stumps Stan; Federer, Djokovic on Court Tuesday at Australian Open

It was also a landmark win considering the Canadian hadn’t beaten a Top 10 player at a Slam in five years. In the fifth set Raonic broke for a 4-2 lead and rode out the match from there, winning the last game at love.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 25 Comments »

January 21st, 2016

Ferrer Sends Hewitt Into Retirement At Australian Open; Murray, Monfils Impress; Verdasco Out

Lleyton Hewitt played his last singles match Thursday night at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:13 am in Australian Open | 10 Comments »

January 19th, 2016

Milos Raonic Explains The Hiring Of New Coach Carlos Moya

Milos Raonic explains the hiring of Carlos Moya.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:59 am in Australian Open, Coaching | 9 Comments »

January 14th, 2016

Australian Open Men’s Draw Preview: Roger Federer Lands In Novak Djokovic’s Half; Can Rafael Nadal Make A Run?

Sean Randall previews the men’s Australian Open draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:29 pm in Australian Open | 148 Comments »

January 10th, 2016

Federer Can’t Beat Raonic and Illness in ATP Brisbane Final

“I’ve still got a cough and the throat is a bit weird,” said Federer, who was limiting his practices early in the week, and saw his health seemingly improved until a turn on the final day. “I’ve definitely got to make sure I get over it as quickly as possible.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:09 am in Tennis | 25 Comments »

January 9th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Leads My 2016 Top 10, But Will Roger Federer Stay Ahead Of Rafael Nadal?

Who’ll finish Top 10 in 2016? Sean Randall makes his picks.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:00 pm in 2016 Season, ATP, Year-End No. 1 | 18 Comments »

January 8th, 2016

Old Man Roger Federer Leads The Way In Brisbane Semifinals; Stan Wawrinka Strong In Chennai

Roger Federer will try to teach the young kids a lesson in Brisbane.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:51 pm in Brisbane | 37 Comments »

January 2nd, 2016

Milos Raonic Hires Carlos Moya To His Coaching Staff

Milos Raonic has a new coach.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:32 am in Coaching | 1 Comment »

January 1st, 2016

Federer, Sharapova Headline Brisbane International; Preview

Both Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova show up to defend their Brisbane titles, where the men’s and women’s fields are stellar for an opening week to the year where the majority of the stars are usually off playing lucrative exhibitions.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 12:33 pm in 2016 Season, Brisbane, Tennis | 6 Comments »