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- Pronounced: MIL-osh Rau-nitch
- Age: 23 (27.12.1990)
- Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro
- Residence: Thornhill, Canada
- Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
- Weight: 195 lbs (88 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2008
- Coach: Ivan Ljubicic, Ricardo Piatti
- Website: http://milosraonicofficial.com/
As of 03.03.2014
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
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...Supports FC 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 Moët & 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.
2013 -- The top Canadian and youngest Top 20 became 1st player born in 1990s and from his country to break into Top 10 in August. Advanced to 4 finals (2-2) for 2nd year in a row…Won 5th career title in Bangkok (d. No. 6 Berdych) and runner-up at Tokyo (l. to del Potro) in back-to-back weeks…In August, reached maiden ATP Masters 1000 final in Montréal. Went from No. 13 to No. 10 on Aug. 12…Won San Jose title for 3rd year in a row (d. Haas) and 1st to win tournament 3 straight years since Tony Trabert from 1953-55…In Grand Slam play, had 9-4 record and reached 4R at Australian Open (l. to No. 2 Federer) and for 2nd year in a row at US Open (l. to Gasquet in 5 sets). Also 3R at Roland Garros (l. to Anderson) and 2R loss at Wimbledon (l. to Sijsling)…In Davis Cup play, led his country to SF with 5-1 record…Compiled records of 36-12 on hard, 8-6 on clay and 1-3 on grass (20-19 in TB) and earned over $1 million for 2nd straight year. Went 3-9 vs. Top 10 opponents. Finished No. 1 in service games won (91%), 1st serve pts. won (81%) and No. 2 in aces (883). Earned a career-high $1,727,799…
2012 -- The Canadian was youngest in year-end Top 20 and won titles in Chennai (d. Tipsarevic) and repeated in San Jose (d.Istomin). Also finalist in Memphis (l. to Melzer) and Tokyo (l. to Nishikori)...Also made SF in Barcelona in late April (d. No. 4 Murray in QF, l. to No. 6 Ferrer in 2 TBs) and back-to-back QF at ATP Masters 1000 Toronto (l. to Isner) and Cincinnati (l. to Wawrinka)...In Grand Slam play, reached 4R at US Open (l. to eventual champ Murray), 3R at Australian Open (l. to Hewitt) and Roland Garros (l. to Monaco 6-4 in 5th set) and 2R at Wimbledon (l. to Querrey)...Led his country into 2013 Davis Cup World Group with 2 playoff wins vs. South Africa in Montreal (will play Spain in 1R)...Made his Olympic debut in London and lost to No. 6 Tsonga 25-23 in final set in 2R (longest set in Olympics) and match lasted 3h57m...Compiled records of 33-11 on hard, 7-5 on clay and 5-4 on grass. Won 3rd-most TBs (27), only behind Isner (41) and del Potro (28). Went 6-6 vs. Top 10 opponents with wins over Murray twice (No. 3 & 4), No. 9 Tipsarevic twice, No. 10 Almagro and No. 7 Berdych...Led ATP World Tour in service games won (93%), break points saved (74%) and 1st serve pts. won (82%). Also, No. 2 in aces (1,002) behind Isner (1,005) and No. 8 in 2nd serve pts. won (56%). Earned a career-high $1,191,394...
2011 -- The top Canadian earned ATP Newcomer of Year honours for breakout season with 1st ATP World Tour title and 31 match wins…Reached a career-high No. 25 on May 2 (highest-ranked Canadian ever)...Became 1st player to win an ATP World Tour singles title born in 1990s as he captured title in San Jose in February, defeating No. 9 Verdasco in 2 TB…Broken once during week and led tournament with 58 aces…Became 1st Canadian to win an ATP title since Rusedski in Seoul in April 1995...Following week in Memphis, reached final, winning 4 straight 3-set matches, including back-to-back 3rd set TB wins over No. 9 Verdasco and Stepanek…Hit career-high and tournament record 38 aces vs. Stepanek…Lost to No. 8 Roddick 7-5 in 3rd set in final…In 2 weeks, jumped from No. 84 to 55 to 37 on Feb. 21...In 1st month of season, ranked No. 152, qualified at Australian Open and posted wins over Phau, No. 24 Llodra and No. 10 Youzhny before losing to No. 7 Ferrer in 4 sets…Afterwards, broke into Top 100 at No. 94...Played well on clay in April with 3R in Monte-Carlo, Barcelona and 1st SF in Estoril (l. to Verdasco)…Then lost next 3 1R matches before turning things around with QF on grass in Halle (l. to Petzschner)...Made Wimbledon debut and retired in 2R vs. Muller on June 22 due to a right hip injury…Underwent surgery on July 5 in Vail, Colorado, and came back 2 months later to play Davis Cup World Group playoff tie in Israel, losing to Weintraub in 4-set 2nd rubber on Sept. 16…Canada won tie 3-2...In Tokyo in October, lost to No. 2 Nadal in 2R…Reached SF in Stockholm (l. to eventual champ Monfils)...Went 3-6 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 19-11 on hard, 9-6 on clay and 3-2 on grass…Had 22-12 mark in TB…Ranked No. 2 in 1st serve pts. won (79%), No. 4 in service games won (88%) and No. 5 in aces (637)…Earned a career-high $674,966.
2010 – Made Davis Cup debut versus Colombia in Bogota…Lost both singles rubbers, won doubles rubber (w/Nestor)… Wild card into ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Toronto (l. to Hanescu in 1st RD)…As doubles wild card, partnering Pospisil, the do beat Djokovic-Nadal 57 63 10-8 in 1st RD…Qualified for US Open, losing to Ball in 1st RD…Qualified for Kuala Lumpur, became the third different Canadian to reach the quarter-finals or better in an ATP World Tour tournament since 2000…Defeat Kunitsyn 76(6) 64, No. 7 seed Stakhovsky 67(8) 76(9) 62…Qualified for Tokyo, losing to Nadal 64 64 in 2nd RD...Nadal commented, "He can become a very good player. I don't know when, but he will be very close to the top positions"...In ATP Challenger play, finished runner-up at Granby (l. to Kamke)…Won one ITF singles title...
2009 – Qualified for ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Montreal, falling to No. 10 Gonzalez 46 76(6) 64 in 1st RD…Became first Canadian to qualify for the main draw since 1986...Won two ITF singles titles at Canada F2 Futures and Thailand F2 Futures …Captured four Futures doubles crowns with four different partners...
2008 – Doubles runner-up at Rimouski Challenger (w/Pospisil)…Won ITF singles title…Was crowned national indoor Under-18 champion and reached the junior Roland Garros doubles semi-final (w/Pospisil)…
The Canadian lost to No. 22 seed Dimitrov in four sets in Australian Open 3R…Withdrew ahead of Canada's Davis Cup World Group 1R tie versus Japan due to an ongoing ankle injury...
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