Milos Raonic - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Milos Raonic Nadal's winning streak on clay ends, Venus loses in Rome ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal's winning streak ended at 17 matches as he lost in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Friday. Venus Williams is also out of the tournament after the American was defeated 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 by third seed Garbine Muguruza of Spain. The result bodes well for Muguruza's defense of... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:09:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:09:00Z Nadal beats Sock to reach Italian Open quarterfinals ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal's preparations for the French Open continued apace as he swept past 13th-seeded Jack Sock 6-3, 6-4 Thursday to ease into the Italian Open quarterfinals and extend his winning streak to 17 matches. Fourth-seeded Nadal broke Sock's serve twice in the second set and served out the match to set up a last-eight meeting with Dominic Thi... Thu, 18 May 2017 21:35:00 GMT 2017-05-18T21:35:00Z Nadal extends winning streak to 16 when Almagro retires ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal hardly had to get his socks dirty to extend his winning streak to 16 matches. Back to being the best player on tour over the last month, Nadal advanced from his opening match at the Italian Open on Wednesday when Nicolas Almagro retired in the first set with an apparent injury. Top-ranked Angelique Kerber, meanw... Wed, 17 May 2017 16:51:00 GMT 2017-05-17T16:51:00Z Top-ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open MADRID (AP) — Andy Murray's struggles continued with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to lucky loser Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Open on Thursday, while defending champion Novak Djokovic and four-time champion Rafael Nadal made it to the quarterfinals. Djokovic defeated Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 7-5, while Nadal eased past Nick Kyrgios of Austr... Thu, 11 May 2017 21:27:00 GMT 2017-05-11T21:27:00Z Djokovic, Nadal advance to 3rd round in Madrid Open MADRID (AP) — Defending champion Novak Djokovic recovered from a 3-0 deficit in the third set to defeat Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 and reach the third round at the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Djokovic rallied in the final set by breaking Almagro to go up 6-5 and served out to earn his 15th win of the season in over two hours. The victory left Djokovic on track to play a sem... Wed, 10 May 2017 19:34:00 GMT 2017-05-10T19:34:00Z Murray advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open MADRID (AP) — Top-ranked Andy Murray made his debut at the Madrid Open with a comfortable 6-4, 6-3 win over wild card Marius Copil of Romania in the second round on Tuesday. Murray broke serve once in each set and didn't concede any break opportunities to the 104th-ranked Copil. "When I started to control the points more towards the end... Tue, 09 May 2017 19:54:00 GMT 2017-05-09T19:54:00Z 3-time champ Venus Williams reaches 4th round at Miami Open KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — The oldest player in the women's draw at the Miami Open, Venus Williams is looking forward to the next round. And next year. And the year after that. "Yeah, 2020 here I come," she said. Williams earned her latest win in this season of resurgence Sunday, beating qualifier Patricia Maria Tig 6-3, 6-0 to reach the... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:24:00 GMT 2017-03-27T00:24:00Z Nadal advances to start bid for 1st Key Biscayne KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Nadal's first fist pump Friday followed his second point in the Miami Open, when he kissed a forehand off the sideline to win a long rally. He accompanied the celebratory gesture with a skip in his step and then hit the accelerator, holding every service game to beat Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-4. Thus began Nadal'... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:02:00 GMT 2017-03-25T05:02:00Z Del Potro beats defending champ Querrey in Delray Beach QF DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro never faced a break point and eliminated defending champion Sam Querrey 7-5, 7-5 on Friday night to reach the Delray Beach Open semifinals. Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, overcame 16 aces by Querrey, who was seeded fourth. On Saturday, del Potro will take on No. 1-seeded Milos Rao... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:30:00 GMT 2017-02-25T04:30:00Z Novak Djokovic will return in Acapulco MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nursing an aching right shoulder injury, Novak Djokovic planned to return to tennis at Indian Wells in the California desert. But the Serbian star changed his mind and accepted a wild card to play in the Acapulco tournament that starts Monday. Djokovic, who earlier this month required treatment in the shoulder after a four-set Davis Cup... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:24:00 GMT 2017-02-23T23:24:00Z Milos Raonic waits out rain, reaches Delray Beach quarters DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Top-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada beat Borna Coric of Croatia 6-3, 7-6 (2) early Thursday in a rain-delayed match to reach the Delray Beach Open quarterfinals. Raonic took 1 hour, 34 minutes to finish off Coric in the match that started at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday. The Canadian will face eighth-seeded Kyle Edmund o... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:19:00 GMT 2017-02-23T05:19:00Z Top-seeded Milos Raonic defeats Tim Smyczek at Delray Beach DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 seed Milos Raonic opened with an easy win Tuesday in his first appearance at the Delray Beach Open. Raonic, the fourth-ranked player in the world, defeated American qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-1, 6-4. The 26-year-old Canadian advanced to a second-round match against 59th-ranked Borna Coric of Croatia, who beat Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-2, 6-3... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:09:00 GMT 2017-02-21T20:09:00Z Raonic beats Nadal, keeps Brisbane title defense on track BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal was up a set and had a break point against defending champion Milos Raonic when he sent a forehand just wide. It was a mistake the 14-time Grand Slam champion wouldn't recover from. Raonic made the most of the reprieve, holding serve in that fifth game of the second set and then attacking Nadal's ... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:04:00 GMT 2017-01-06T14:04:00Z Top-ranked Kerber loses to Svitolina in quarterfinals BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Angelique Kerber predicted that 2017 was going to have a different feel for her, considering her phenomenal breakout season last year. It certainly started differently, with the top-ranked German losing to sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the Brisbane International quarterfinals on Thursday. Kerbe... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:06:00 GMT 2017-01-05T15:06:00Z Rafael Nadal adds Carlos Moya to coaching team MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal has added former player and fellow Spaniard Carlos Moya to his coaching team ahead of the 2017 season. The 14-time Grand Slam champion said in a statement Saturday that Moya will work together with Toni Nadal and Francis Roig. "To have someone like Carlos, who is not only a friend but also a very important per... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 14:26:00 GMT 2016-12-17T14:26:00Z Milos Raonic parts ways with coach Carlos Moya LONDON (AP) — Milos Raonic has parted ways with coach Carlos Moya after the Spaniard helped guide the Canadian player through his most successful year on the tour. In a statement on his Facebook account, Raonic thanked Moya for helping "to get the best out of me" during a season in which he reached his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon and moved up to a career high ranking... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:53:00 GMT 2016-12-01T11:53:00Z