Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic 2016 Aus Semi Finals Highlights, Result, Recap


Australian Open Semi Finals Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic 2016/01/29 Semi Finals tennis highlights,result, recap.

Scottish Andy Murray survived against an impressive rival Canadian Milos Raonic in five sets to reach Australian Open final as it happened final score result 4-6, 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-2 with very thrilling semi-final clash on Friday Jan 29, 2016.

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Murray was destined to struggle keeping Raonic in tow after the Canadian served first in the fourth set. Considering the latter’s serving form up to that point, mistakes would seem hard to come by on his part.

A silver lining appeared for Murray, though, after Raonic went to receive treatment following the third set, and the 2013 Wimbledon champion might have seen this as the opening he needed to stage a comeback.

Any injury didn’t appear to have great effect on the Canadian, and Raonic lost just three points in his opening three service games of the fourth set.

Christopher Clarey of the New York Times noted his rally success was level across the board at 3-3:

Murray finally managed to break Raonic and find his route back into the match. And what a break it was as his opponent failed to get a point on the board, hitting into the net, while Murray’s return ability rose to the fore.

The British contender clearly wasn’t at his best in what was an error-strewn display, but he managed to prolong Raonic’s frustration after holding to claim a 5-3 lead.

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Raonic has been so cool, but how will he react now? He begins with a double-fault and then slices into the net, Murray taking a 0-30 lead. He gets it back to 15-30 with a forehand winner, but then he nets one to give Murray two break points. He double-faults.

Murray breaks. Raonic’s poker face has disappeared. He smashes his racket to the floor as he walks back to his chair and he’s given a warning for racket abuse. You have to feel for him. It’s the biggest match of his career and he’s really hurting out there, against an opponent who’s going to do everything he can to make him run –

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