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- Pronounced: MIL-osh Rau-nitch
- Age: 22 (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
- Website: http://milosraonicofficial.com/
As of 09.12.2013
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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 and physiotherapist is Joan Ozon.
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)…
Became the third Canadian man in the Open Era to reach the 4R of a Grand Slam, after Laurendeau (1988 US Open) and Nestor (1999 Wimbledon)…Lost to Federer in 4R at Australian Open...
Helped Canada reached Davis Cup World Group QF for the first time, going 2-0 in singles against Spain with wins over Ramos and Granollers…
Became the first player to win three straight San Jose titles in a row in the Open Era and the first since Trabert from 1953-55…Improved to 12-0 at the tournament and to 4-3 in ATP World Tour finals after hitting 19 aces to beat Haas…Faced only one break point in 39 service games during week…
Fell in the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 4R (l. to Tsonga)…On 25 March, withdrew prior to ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 3R versus Querrey due to strep throat…
Won two singles rubbers (d. Fognini, Seppi) versus Italy to help Canada reach Davis Cup SFs for first time…Fell to Nieminen in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo 2R…In doubles with Tomic, fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo doubles SFs (l. to Bryans)…Reached Barcelona SFs (l. to Nadal)…
On 7 May, fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid 2R (l. to Verdasco)…On 13 May, fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome 1R (l. to Kohlschreiber)…As No. 14 seed, fell to Anderson in Roland Garros 3R...
On 27 June, fell in Wimbledon 2R (l. to Sijsling)…
On 11 August, reached first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final in Montreal, lost 62 62 to Nadal...Was first homegrown finalist at Canadian Masters since Robert Bedard in 1958...Rose three spots to break Top 10 - first Canadian man to do so in history of Emirates ATP Rankings...Fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati 3R (l. to Isner)…
On 2 September, failed to convert one match point in 7-5 fifth set loss to Gasquet in US Open 4R…Was attempting to become the first Canadian man to reach a Grand Slam QF in the Open Era…He joins Laurendeau at the 1988 US Open and Nestor at 1999 Wimbledon as the only Canadians to reach a major 4R…
Beat Tipsarevic 10-8 in fifth set of Canada-Serbia Davis Cup SF; lost to Djokovic in three sets…
Drops two sets en route to title; on 29 September wins fifth ATP World Tour crown (5-4 in finals) and second title of 2013 at Bangkok (d. Berdych)…Beat two Top 10 players (Gasquet, Berdych)…
Finished Tokyo runner-up for second straight year (l. to del Potro in two sets), ending his eight-match winning streak…Moved up to 10th position in the Emirates ATP Race To London…Fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Shanghai 3R (l. to Wawrinka)…
Served as the second alternate at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London…
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