Rocketman Milos Raonic – with his crushing serve – will face homeboy Lleyton Hewitt in the 3rd round of the Australian Open.
Hewitt used to be world #1, many years and many surgeries ago. He’s now 31, Raonic just 21 and currently ranked #23 – and rising. Lleyton’s going to have to hang on and use every bit of his accumulated wisdom to survive Sonic Raonic’s attack.
Raonic’s comments this year, after coming back from his own operation, show he’s very determined to reach the top 10. He talks of being one of the world’s best, of playing consistently on centre court at every tournament he enters.
If Raonic beats Hewitt, he’ll likely end up with his first-ever date with world #1 Novak Djokovic. On centre court, no doubt…