French Open: Milos Raonic May Prove to Have Best Serve of All Time

Challenging the giants of tennis is not an uncommon feature in Milos Raonic's resume. The Montenegro-born, 23-year-old will be a dangerous prospect for them once again when the French Open commences this year.

updated: May 23, 2014 14:38 IST
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Paris: Rising Canadian star Milos Raonic, one of the finest servers in tennis, is being tipped as a dangerous outsider for the French Open which begins in Paris on Sunday.

The Montenegro-born, 23-year-old had former world number one Novak Djokovic rattled during last weekend's semifinals at the Rome Masters and despite going down in three hotly-disputed sets, the Serb admitted he struggled badly with the unpredictable Raonic serve.

"I can't recall the last time when I was feeling so helpless returning, even his second serves," said the six-time Grand Slam winner after he battled to a 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 victory before overpowering Rafael Nadal in the final.

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