Looking for his eighth ATP singles title, Milos Raonic is in tough.
The 25-year-old will face world No. 3 Roger Federer in a rematch of last year’s final at the Brisbane International early Sunday morning. Federer won the 2015 final 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 over Raonic, and has earned nine victories in 10 meetings against the Canadian.
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Raonic’s only win against Federer came at the Paris Masters in 2014 as he earned a 7-6, 7-5 straight-sets victory against the 17-time Grand Slam winner.
Here's how the two stack up:
|2015||Indian Wells||Roger Federer||7-5, 6-4|
|2015||Brisbane International||Roger Federer||6-4, 6-7, 6-4|
|2014||ATP World Tour Finals||Roger Federer||6-1, 7-6|
|2014||Paris Masters||Milos Raonic||7-6, 7-5|
|2014||Cincinnati Masters||Roger Federer||6-2, 6-3|
|2014||Wimbledon||Roger Federer||6-4, 6-4, 6-4|
|2013||Australian Open||Roger Federer||6-4, 7-6, 6-2|
|2012||Halle Open||Roger Federer||6-7, 6-4, 7-6|
|2012||Madrid Open||Roger Federer||4-6, 7-5, 7-6|
|2012||Indian Wells||Roger Federer||6-7, 6-2, 6-4|
The two players last met in the semifinals at Indian Wells in 2015. Federer earned a 7-5, 6-4 victory before losing in the final to Novak Djokovic.