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Tale of the tape: [13] Milos Raonic vs. [21] Viktor Troicki – Australian Open third round

Jan 22, 2016
written by: Tennis Canada
written by: Tennis Canada

Milos Raonic will be aiming to earn his ninth career spot in the round of 16 at a major when he takes on Serbian Viktor Troicki in the Australian Open third round on Saturday. The 25-year-old Canadian has yet to be broken in Melbourne this year, but Troicki will be his toughest test yet. Here are the key details about each player to know in advance of their match, set to take place second on Margaret Court Arena, approximately 9 p.m. ET on Friday:

Raonic (CAN)   Troicki (SRB)
December 27, 1990
(25 years old)

Birthdate

February 10, 1986
(29 years old)
6’5”

Height

6’4”
Right-handed

Plays

Right-handed
No. 14

Ranking

No. 26
No. 4 (May 11, 2015)

Career-High Ranking

No. 12 (June 6, 2011)
6-0

2016 Record

7-1
Brisbane champion

2016 Results So Far

Sydney champion
Australian Open quarter-finals, Brisbane final, Indian Wells semifinals, St. Petersburg champion

Best 2015 Results

Sydney champion, Stuttgart final
Quarter-finals (2015)

Best Australian Open Result

Third round (2011, 2015, 2016)
2014 Wimbledon semifinalist, Roland Garros quarter-finalist, Paris Masters finalist, and Washington champion; 2013 Rogers Cup finalist

Notable Career Results

Three ATP titles (2015 + 2016 Sydney, 2010 Moscow), Five ATP finals, Four appearances in round of 16 at a major

Raonic leads the head-to-head 2-1
Previous Meetings:
2015 Beijing R32 – Troicki d. Raonic 6-4, 6-4
2012 Tokyo R16 – Raonic d. Troicki 3-0, Ret.
2012 Rogers Cup R32 – Raonic d. Troicki 6-3, 6-4