This is the player profile of Milos Raonic the Yugoslavian born – Canadian professional tennis player. Know all the important details about him in this article.
Player Profile – Milos Raonic
Basic Details about Milos Raonic
Full Name: Milos Raonic
Date of Birth: 27th December, 1990
Place of Birth: Titograd, Montenegro (Former Yugoslavia)
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Professional Details about Milos Raonic
Turned Pro: in 2008
Playing Style: Right Hand
Current Coach: Riccardo Piatti
Highest ATP Ranking: 6 (achieved on 6th July, 2014)
Best Grand Slams Singles Performance by Milos Raonic
Australian Open: R4 – 2011, 2013
French Open: QF – 2014
Wimbledon: SF – 2014
US Open: R4 – 2012, 2013 and 2014
Other Tournaments Performances by Milos Raonic
ATP World Tour Finals: Retired Hurt in 2014
Olympics: R2 – 2012
David Cup: SF – 2013
More about Milos Raonic
Milos Raonic is a Montenegrin origin player, but is now a Canadian national after his parents moved to Canada from Titograd in former Yugoslavia due to the insurgency period in Yugoslavia. Milos Raonic was just three years old when he came to Canada with his parents. At very young age Milos Raonic started learning tennis at the Bramalea Tennis Club in Brampton, Ontario Canada. He is the highest ATP ranked Canadian player till date since the computerized rankings were started in 1973. He achieved the No. 6 position in the rankings in July 2014.
In 2010 for the first time ever Milos Raonic was qualified for his first Grand Slam in US Open. Just in a month his ATP Ranking rose from 102 to 37 because he reached in the fourth round of the Australian Open next year and also won his first ever ATP title at the 2011 SAP Open. Although Milos Raonic is an all court player, but he prefers to play on Hard Court.
2012 was a special year for Milos Raonic as he not only served the highest number of Aces that year, but also won the highest percentage of service games than any other counterpart of his. Even World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic describes him as ‘one of the best serves in the world which is very powerful and very precise.’
Milos Raonic won all his round matches against 2012 champions Spain in the 2013 Davis Cup and also against in the next match against Italy. These wins made it possible for Canada to enter in its first ever Davis Cup semi final.