Twelve months ago Milos Raonic made the Australian Open semifinals and actually came within a set of the final before losing to Andy Murray. This season, Raonic did relatively worse as he went out
The 2015 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters continued on Friday as the four quarterfinal matches were played. None of the results were particularly close although David Ferrer extended a tournament favorite to three sets before losing.
Novak Djokovic, the World No. 1 and top seed in Rio, is out of the Olympics. Djokovic lost on Sunday evening to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in straight sets 7-6, 7-6.
There were three events on the ATP tour played over the last week, one in Portugal, one in Germany, and one in Turkey. All of them were at the 250-level, two of them saw veterans return to the winner's circles
Heading into Sunday's final there was no one younger than Marin Cilic, at the age of 28 years and 7 months, that had won a Masters Series title at any point in his career. Zlexander Zverev changed all that at the 2017 Rome Masters.
Dominic Thiem went out of the 2016 Rome Masters on Friday losing to Kei Nishikori in straight sets. The day of action also saw Novak Djokovic, Lucas Pouille, and Andy Murray all advanced. Andy Murray will now play Novak Djokovic in the final on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic might have gotten shut out of the doubles competition at the 2015 Miami Open, but he's ready to hold on to his four-time champion crown along with the World No. 1 ranking this evening against Martin Klizan.
Wimbledon Centre Court crowds weren't the only ones frustrated when both opponents for Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic quit after 40 minutes of play, both with injuries.