Milos fought hard but was unable to break Monaco once
13-Juan Monaco d. 19-Milos Raonic 6-7(5) 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4
The young Canadian fought very hard, but his lack of good return game and less than secure movement on clay did him in. But he showed tremendous guts and a terrific forehand. Watch out for him at Wimbledon, especially if he earns a top 16 seed.
And the hustling Monaco? He gets to face his good friend Rafa Nadal, who tore apart Eduardo Schwank 6-1 6-3 6-4. Nadal says that he’s concerned because Monaco has been playing well, but he destroyed him at Davis Cup and Monaco won
PARIS – The big man was straining again and this time he was not situated on a cozy grass court ticked away in a corner next to the Wimbledon broadcast center. This time he was playing on the cavernous Philippe Chatrier Court, where a quick guy with good hands and tennis smarts are able was able to lie way back and repel his blasts. John Isner was struggling, he was without confidence after a pretty lousy one-month stretch and for all of his talk about wanting to be the top American seed at the majors for the rest of his career, he sure didn