Milos Raonic readies for Wimbledon

The 20-year-old tennis player is now ranked 28, the highest ever for a Canadian man

Updated: June 15, 2011, 7:35 AM ET
By Lindsay Berra | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the June 27, 2011 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

If an ace is the trump card of tennis, then 20-year-old Milos Raonic is playing with a loaded deck. Only six months into the season, the Canadian with the 140 mph serve leads the ATP with 445 aces. (His closest competition, Ivo Karlovic, has 379.) So it's little wonder that Raonic has won 78 percent of points on his first serve -- a rate not even Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic can claim -- and saved 66 percent of ...

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