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Last 5 Australian Opens: `12-4th, `11-3rd, `10-SF, `09-QF, `08-F

Topspin: Lost in five sets to Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals, lost in four sets to Murray in Wimbledon semifinals. … Big serve and forehand make him a threat at Melbourne Park, where he’s had more success than any of the other three Grand Slam venues. … Has the talent to succeed but has been inconsistent _ went 1-15 against top-10 players in 2012 after 10-13 record in 2011.



Seeded: 13

Age: 22

Country: Canada

2012 Match Record: 45-20

2012 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 3

Major Titles: 0 _ Best: 4th, at U.S. Open (‘12) and Australian Open (‘11)

Last 5 Australian Opens: `12-3rd, `11-4th, `10-Did Not Play, `09-DNP, `08-DNP

Topspin: Led the ATP World Tour in 2012 in percentage of service games won (93) and percentage of first-serve points won (82) and break points saved (74); ranks second to John Isner in total aces. … Was the youngest player in the year-end top 20. … Led Canada into the 2013 Davis Cup World Group. … At 6-foot-5, and armed with a huge serve, Raonic is regularly mentioned as an up-and-coming player to watch. … In seven career Grand Slam appearances, only twice made it past the third round.