Milos Raonic vs. Andy Murray: Who has the edge?

Milos Raonic looks ahead to his 7th head-to-head meeting with Andy Murray, says "It's semi-finals of a Grand Slam, time to step up."

Milos Raonic’s historic victory over Gael Monfils in the Australian Open quarter-finals has set up a tilt with heavyweight Andy Murray in the semis.

The Canadian is in tough but he has enjoyed relative success against the second-seeded Murray, winning four of the eight previous meetings.

Year Event Round Result
2015 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid QF Murray (6-4, 7-5)
2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals RR Murray (6-3, 7-5)
2014 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells R16 Raonic (4-6, 7-5, 6-3)
2012 Tokyo SF Raonic (6-3, 6-7, 7-6)
2012 US Open R16 Murray (6-4, 6-4, 6-2)
2012 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Canada R16 Raonic (W/O)
2012 Barcelona QF Raonic (6-4, 7-6)
2012 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami R32 Murray (W/O)

If Raonic is victorious, he will move one step closer to securing his first Grand Slam title. Murray is chasing his third.

Either Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer awaits the winner of this match.

H-to-H Raonic Murray
Height 6-foot-5 6-foot-3
Weight 216 lb. 185 lb.
Plays Right-handed Right-handed
Backhand Two-handed Two-handed
Turned Pro 2008 2005
YTD Won/Lost Four/Zero Zero/Zero
YTD titles 1 0
Career Won/Lost 211/103 552/165
Career Titles 8 35
Career Prize Money $8,878,174 $42,435,316

The matchup presents an interesting clash of styles as Raonic is dominant in service games while Murray remains one of the best returners on tour.

Career Stats Raonic Murray
Aces 4,538 4,720
Double Faults 890 1,702
1st Serve 62% 58%
1st Serve Points Won 82% 74%
2nd Serve Points Won 54% 52%
Break Points Faced 1,165 4,162
Break Points Saved 71% 63%
Service Games Played 3,882 8,561
Service Games Won 91% 82%
Total Service Points Won 71% 65%
1st Serve Return Points Won 26% 34%
2nd Serve Return Points Won 45% 55%
Break Points Opportunities 1,587 6,201
Break Points Converted 36% 43%
Return Games Played 3,852 8,515
Return Games Won 15% 31%
Return Points Won 33% 42%
Total Points Won 52% 53%