Milos Raonic Battles Through a Scary First Round Game
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Milos Raonic Battles Through a Scary First Round Game

New York City : NY : USA | Aug 28, 2012 at 2:36 PM PDT
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It didn't come easy as Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic had to battle through a scary first round match to advance in the Us Open. Raonic faced an unseeded Colombian named Santiago Giraldo. Giraldo showed some grit and took Milos to five sets.

In fact, Milos was stretched in the 4th set. Down 3 games to 2 and Giraldo serving, Milos found a way to break the Colombian's serve. The match was basically over at that point but had Giraldo won that critical set, I could be writing an article about our beloved Canadian losing the match.
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