|Milos Raonic Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||December 27, 1990|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Milos Raonic is a Canadian professional tennis player who achieved the world No. 3 ranking in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals in 2016, which made him the highest-ranked Canadian tennis player at that time. He has participated in numerous tournaments such as Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Championship, ATP World Tour Masters 1000, Indian Wells Masters, Cincinnati Masters, Paris Masters, Pacific Coast Championship, and many more. During the course of his career, Milos has been the recipient of several honors such as Tennis Canada‘s “Male player of the year”, Lionel Conacher Award, Canadian Club of Toronto‘s “Canadian of the Year”, and Toronto Sports Hall of Honour‘s “Male Athlete of the Year”.
Podgorica, Montenegro (Earlier – Titograd, SR Montenegro, SFR Yugoslavia)
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Despite he was offered numerous scholarships from colleges such as Princeton, Northwestern University, and the University of Michigan, he chose to accept the one offered by the University of Virginia and studied finance there while playing tennis at the same time. But however, only two weeks before the school year was about to begin, Raonic decided to become a professional and eventually turned down the scholarship.
Instead, he started taking a correspondence course.
Professional Tennis Player
Right-handed (Two-Handed Backhand)
- Father – Dusan Raonic (Electrical Engineer)
- Mother – Vesna Raonic (Electrical Engineer)
- Siblings – Momir Raonic (Older Brother), Jelena Raonic (Older Sister)
- Others – Branimir Gvozdenovic (Uncle) (Politician)
Raonic is signed with CAA Sports.
6 ft 5 in or 196 cm
216 lbs or 98 kg
Milos Raonic dated –
- Danielle Knudson (2014-Present) – Milos is in a relationship with the Canadian model Danielle Knudson, with whom he started dating in September 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
Milos is of Serbian descent.
- Tall and Athletic
- Passionate but calm
- Powerful serve
Milos has endorsed Lacoste clothing (2011-2012) and New Balance clothing and shoes (Contract signed until the end of his career). In June 2015, Raonic agreed to sign a contract with AVIVA to wear the logo of the company on his uniforms.
Throughout his career, Milos has also signed sponsorship contracts with Wilson, Zepp, Rolex, SAP, Commerce Court, and Canada Goose.
Best Known For
Milos is recognized as one of the most talented tennis players in the world with amazing athletic potential and great height. According to ATP, Milos was ranked 4th on May 11, 2015, behind Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Andy Murray. He is considered one of the best Canadian players in the history of the game. He is also known for participating in two Grand Slam events at Wimbledon 2014 and Australian Open 2016 reaching the semifinals in both the events.
First TV Show
Milos’s first TV appearance happened in 2011 when he showed up in the TV series The Hour as himself.
Raonic was coached by numerous trainers including –
- Frederic Niemeyer (2009-2010)
- Galo Blanco (2010-2013)
- Ivan Ljubicic (2013-2015)
- Riccardo Piatti
- Carlos Moya
- Dalibor Sirola
You can check how Milos prepares for the seasons at The Globe and Mail and YouTube.
Milos Raonic Favorite Things
- Surface – Hard
- Shots – Serve and Forehand
- Team – FC Barcelona, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays
Source – ATP World Tour
Milos Raonic Facts
- At the age of 3, Milos and his family relocated to Brampton, Ontario from Montenegro.
- Milos speaks Serbian and English fluently.
- He was first introduced to tennis when he was 6. Milos then attended a one-week tennis camp in Brampton.
- Raonic’s father wanted his son to be coached and trained by Casey Curtis which in fact did happen after Casey saw the commitment of Milos who worked with his father and the ball machine every day for two months regularly.
- In 2007, Raonic moved with another group of players to the National Tennis Centre at Montreal.
- Milos was a part of the 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. He played along with fellow Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard.
- During the 2011 Canadian Open, Raonic was an analyst for Rogers Sportsnet.
- In 2011, Milos played an exhibition match against his childhood idol Pete Sampras.
- In 2012, he bought 50 metre2 apartment in Monte Carlo.
- Milos enjoys watching movies and spending time with his family.
- He opened a foundation named Milos Raonic in 2012 to help young kids with health problems. The foundation is in partnership with ATP Aces for Charity.
- When Milos was starting his career, he had to choose whether he would like to follow in the footsteps of the former Canadian tennis player, Greg Rusedski who played and represented Great Britain. However, Raonic decided to play and represent Canada instead.