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Milos Raonic
« on: February 17, 2011, 07:12:22 PM »
He is awesome. Just saying.

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2011, 08:59:19 PM »
He is awesome. Just saying.


How awesome?

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2011, 07:34:58 AM »
super uber awesome
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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2011, 07:43:43 AM »
Exactly.

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2011, 07:51:47 AM »
super uber awesome

is that the highest level of awesomeness?

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2011, 01:11:55 PM »
super uber awesome

is that the highest level of awesomeness?

Almost.  Only DK has reached the highest level of awesomeness, no one has yet come close.  :)
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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2011, 01:14:35 PM »
I'm buying!
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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2011, 09:21:59 PM »
Raonic top-40 starting Monday. Something like 37th, I think? Moving on up!

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2011, 10:09:51 PM »
1 year ago #371 and losing 1R of a challenger
today #37

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2011, 10:19:06 PM »
Milos is taking the circus to the red clay Acapulco this week.  :hammer:

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2011, 12:26:19 PM »
I love Milos and Babs...

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2011, 10:38:24 PM »
I think we might be in for a surprise: Djokovic vs. Murray could end up battling for the 3rd and 4th spots, while Raonic and Dolgopolov for the 1st and 2nd.
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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2011, 02:55:20 PM »
I think we might be in for a surprise: Djokovic vs. Murray could end up battling for the 3rd and 4th spots, while Raonic and Dolgopolov for the 1st and 2nd.

Not Dolgopolov. As entertaining as he can be at times, and as much skill as he has--a lot--he doesn't have the head to be a champion.
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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2011, 09:17:46 PM »
I think we might be in for a surprise: Djokovic vs. Murray could end up battling for the 3rd and 4th spots, while Raonic and Dolgopolov for the 1st and 2nd.

Not Dolgopolov. As entertaining as he can be at times, and as much skill as he has--a lot--he doesn't have the head to be a champion.

Too early to tell about that. He's shown some fight when he looked beat, there's more to look forward to with this guy.
He's just come into his own recently so we have to wait and see if he progresses in the important areas.
It's another story line and makes things a little more interesting for the upcoming tournaments.

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2011, 01:26:28 PM »
I think we might be in for a surprise: Djokovic vs. Murray could end up battling for the 3rd and 4th spots, while Raonic and Dolgopolov for the 1st and 2nd.

Not Dolgopolov. As entertaining as he can be at times, and as much skill as he has--a lot--he doesn't have the head to be a champion.

Too early to tell about that. He's shown some fight when he looked beat, there's more to look forward to with this guy.
He's just come into his own recently so we have to wait and see if he progresses in the important areas.
It's another story line and makes things a little more interesting for the upcoming tournaments.

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Sure, but maybe I should be more clear, because I think it's not too early to assess his head in this respect. He's like Gonzo upstairs. He's too fearless, too streaky, and up and down emotionally. Apparently, his coach is a wildman, freespirit, too. Not a good combination. None of this says champion too me despite his world of talent, and I see the talent.
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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #15 on: February 28, 2011, 04:48:58 PM »
Maybe if he gets slapped around some he'll change.
 
Lets see how it all plays out.

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2011, 10:09:10 PM »
Agree.  Milos is going places - - - - a supersonic speed up the rankings.  Him and that Dolopp guy are on fire!

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2011, 09:49:03 AM »
I finally got to catch a bit of Raonic last night.
He outplayed the veteran Fish rather easily.
I like his serve and his attitude.  Will have to keep an eye on this guy, I think he's got some serious potential.




Canada's Milos Raonic battled through an injury to defeat No. 13 Mardy Fish 7-5, 6-4 in second-round play at the BNP Parisbas Masters on Sunday at Indian Wells, California.

The 20-year-old from Thornhill, Ont., was attended to on court by a trainer during the first set for an apparent back problem that may have also affected his abdomen.

But after a small massage and a chat, Raonic shook off any discomfort and got back to carving up his American opponent under the lights at the Tennis Garden.

Raonic, ranked 37th in the world, has been on fire since the start of the season, winning his first career title a month ago in San Jose, and losing a hard-fought final to Andy Roddick the following week in Memphis.

Raonic backed up his victory over Fish in the Memphis semifinals. He saved three break points in the final game as he served for the victory to end the two-hour contest, which included a marathon 71-minute first set.

He is playing for the first time in a Masters 1000 event outside of Canada and will take on American Ryan Harrison in the next round after the 18-year-old beat Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

Raonic failed to convert his first match point against Fish when his volley hit the net. He made good on his second chance, firing a forehand winner down the line.

Raonic finished with a modest ten aces and broke Fish's serve twice. He saved all eight break points against his own serve.

With the win, Raonic improved his record this season to 16-3.



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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #18 on: March 15, 2011, 10:02:47 PM »
FUUUUUUUU... Raonic out at Indian Wells against a guy (Ryan Harrison) he should have easily beaten. 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4 was the score and it would have meant a matchup in the next round against Roger Federer. 17 aces and no doubles, at least.

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Re: Milos Raonic
« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2011, 08:14:05 AM »
I'm a firm believer in that if you have no double faults then you could be going for more on your 2nd serves.  Raonic's serve is a weapon, he should learn to maximize it both on the 1st and 2nd delivery. 2 or 3 doubles over the course of a 3 set match is fine if you're spanking that #2 like Isner was last night for example.
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