WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by sixth seed Milos Raonic downed the Swiss maestro in a titanic five-set struggle that will be remembered as a watershed moment in Canadian tennis.
In the process, Milos Raonic made Canadian tennis history Friday by defeating one of the sport’s all-time greats on its biggest stage to reach a Grand Slam final as he triumphed 6-3, 6-7 (3/7), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. Became the first player representing Canada to reach a Grand Slam men’s singles final.
The sixth-seeded Raonic, 25, will face No. 2 Andy Murray in Sunday’s final after the 2013 Wimbledon champion dispatched No. 10 Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in the other semifinal.