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July 9, 2018 3:32 PM Milos Raonic advances to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Raonic lost to Roger Federer in the quarter-finals last year. In 2016, he lost to Andy Murray in the final. Raonic will face the winner of a match between No. 9 seed John Isner of the U.S., and No. 31 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarter-finals. It will be Raonic’s first match against a seeded player at the tournament. Meanwhile, Gabriela 10

July 6, 2018 2:58 PM Monfils knocks Querrey out in Wimbledon third round

Later, Roger Federer and Serena Williams will try to avoid further upsets. Federer was set to play Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany and Williams faced Kristina Mladenovic of France as they continue their quests for a ninth and eighth Wimbledon title, respectively. Williams finds herself the favourite again after defending champion Garbine Muguruza lost on Thursday 35

July 5, 2018 3:44 PM World Cup, Wimbledon men’s final could force tough decisions for fans

“We’ve always known it was going to be there, we knew 18 months ago,” Desmond said. “But I think it’s slightly surprising that FIFA have the kick off at 4 o’clock (11 a.m. Eastern). It’s not something they’ve done in the past but that’s their decision,” he said. “Our tournament (final) always starts at 2 o’clock (9 a.m. Eastern), and we’ll start at 2 o’clock 67

June 17, 2018 1:51 PM Milos Raonic looks on the bright side after a loss to Roger Federer at Stuttgart Open final

STUTTGART, GERMANY—Canadian Milos Raonic was looking at the bigger picutre after a loss to Roger Federer Sunday morning in the Stuttgart Open final. Raonic, who sat out some clay-court tournaments, including the French Open, with an undisclosed injury last month, fell 6-4, 7-6 (3) to Federer in Sunday’s title match on grass. “It was a good week for me with a lot of positives 12

June 17, 2018 1:15 PM Milos Raonic sees positives in loss to Roger Federer

Thornhill, Ont., native defeated by Swiss star in Mercedes Cup final Raonic, who sat out some clay-court tournaments, including the French Open, with an undisclosed injury last month, fell 6-4, 7-6 (3) to Federer in Sunday's title match on grass. Federer, also marking his return from three months off, is assured of reclaiming the No. 1 ranking from Rafael 19

June 16, 2018 3:16 PM Milos Raonic advances to Mercedes Cup final

Thornhill, Ont., native downs defending champion Lucas Pouille in semis Milos Raonic beat defending champion Lucas Pouille 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach the final of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Canadian had 19 aces and saved the only break point he faced. Roger Federer plays Nick Kyrgios later in the other semifinal 15

May 14, 2018 5:15 PM Canada’s Denis Shapovalov cracks top 30 in men’s world tennis rankings

The tennis player, from Richmond Hill, Ont., rose 14 spots to No. 29, the biggest jump of anyone in the top 50. Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., remained the top-ranked Canadian on the list, rising two spots to No. 22. Raonic was eliminated by Shapovalov in the third round in Madrid. Switzerland’s Roger Federer returned to the No. 1 spot for the 309th week of his career 16

March 16, 2018 6:04 PM Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova withdraws from Miami Open

5-time Grand Slam champ has left forearm injury Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Miami Open that begins next week because of a left forearm injury. Sharapova announced the decision on Friday. She'll be replaced in the main draw by American Jennifer Brady. Sharapova lost in the first round at Indian Wells last week and in the third 16

March 15, 2018 2:15 PM Roger Federer makes quarterfinal at Indian Wells; Milos Raonic advances after opponent withdraws

The 36-year-old Swiss superstar can equal his season-best start of 16-0 with a win in the quarter-final. Canadian Milos Raonic also advanced after his opponent Marcos Baghdatis withdrew from their match due to an illness before play even began. Chung, seeded 23rd at Indian Wells, beat 30th-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-1, 6-3. Since his Grand Slam breakthrough 25

March 12, 2018 4:06 AM Raonic outduels Auger-Aliassime in Canadian showdown at Indian Wells

Vet serves strong against 17-year-old compatriot to advance ​Milos Raonic downed Felix Auger-Aliassime in straight sets on Sunday in an all-Canadian matchup at the BNP Paribas Open. Raonic, of Thornhill, Ont., beat the 17-year-old from Montreal 6-4, 6-4 in the second round at Indian Wells. The 27-year-old Raonic was Auger-Aliassime's second straight 26