A more aggressive Milos Raonic moved into the semi-finals of the Brisbane International when he beat Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a high quality quarter-final yesterday.
Raonic, the defending champion, came back from losing the first set to overhaul Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, disappointing the sell-out crowd who were almost all cheering for a Spanish victory. He will now play Bulgaria’s seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov following his 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 winner over fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem of Austria.
Raonic beat Roger Federer to win the 2016 title, the start of a successful year that saw him rise to three in the world. …read more
Source: Gulf times