anyone know milos personally?

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  1. pushing_wins

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    is he another rusedski?

    did he have support from tennis canada?


    tennis canada , tennis ontario still sucks , imo
     
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  2. vernonbc

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    No he's not another Rusdedski. Yes he had loads of support from Tennis Canada. He still does.
     
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  3. Devilito

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    yep, great guy.
     
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  4. pushing_wins

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    how so?

    his coach's criticism of tennis canada paints a totally different picture. he wasnt invited to train at the national tennis program till late in his junior career. i think he was 17 when he went to montreal
     
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    I know a friend who has been with him in the National Program! The guy can't become profressional because of his injury! He said he is a very shy and funny guy! However that it so suprising that this mellow kid get angry and frustrated on the court! Right now he seems calm....which is actually translating into his tennis program!
     
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    was he the favoured child with tennis canada?

    when did he get into the national program?

    everyone in canada is jumping on his bandwagon now.

    he didnt even get a wildcard 2009 at rogers cup where he almost took out gonzales. they give it to those riff raffs from quebec.
     
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    I believe Nadalfan89 seduced him in an elevator with his red vamos rafa shirt.
     
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    yeah I hang out with milos once a week and we watch curb ur enthusiasm together. :) He confided in me once that seinfeld was why he took up tennis in the 1st place.
     
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    No.

    Yes, they even "imported" a coach (Guillaume Marx) from France to help his development.

    They used to suck, they got their act together.

    Don't be silly, who do you think gets these wildcards when they play in Toronto?
     
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    He played tennis at 8...My Friend met him at the program when he was in the under 14's! I don't think he was the favoured guy in tennis in canada.....Yes he had a big serve....many people are suprised by Milos....even my friend!
     
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    wasnt he still at blackmore when he was U14?

    i heard he still had to pay for court time

    national program..........do you mean the one at york or montreal?
     
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    has you read casey curtis website?

    he coached milos till he was 16,17. i do believe


    here is an excerpt


    "In other words it is extremely important to set specific goals, make sure they can be measured, and then measure your success towards reaching those goals.

    I think if we are honest about our success over that time we would have to admit that we have not exactly lived up to our potential, and we haven't reached our goals. While I have heard certain individuals proclaim that it was not necessarily our goal to produce top 10 ranked players( it has been), there is little doubt that having a player ranked in the top 10, and especially a #1 player can work wonders in the overall promotion of any game in a country. Witness Australia, the U.S., Sweden, Argentina, Spain, France, Czechoslovakia, the former Yugoslavia, Germany, Belgium. Each of these countries has produced atleast one top player, who had a major impact on tennis in their respective country. So having one, or even better several, highly ranked players can go a long way in promoting the game to the overall population of a country."

    tennis canada doesnt know his ass from a hole in the ground
     
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  13. pushing_wins

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    are u a tennis canada ceritified master coach 10?
     
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    he wasnt even the best junior in ontario u16 u18

    to everyone saying they saw this coming...............BS
     
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    Not from York....I think it was somewhere else! I'll ask my Friend....rarely comes to the Rexall Indoors! You seem to know a lot....Related with Tennis Canada or OTA?
     
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    I don't have a problem with what he said. As I stated, Tennis Canada used to suck. Now they are on the right track. The current structure/personel/player development programs have only been in place for a few years. You can already see progress. Rome was not built in one day...

    How is this even remotely relevant to this discussion?
     
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    what progress?

    milos and casey curtis did it on their own

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DNSpXRTptU
     
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    toronto training centre only started in 2009. i think it is at york.

    the only training centre before that was in montreal.

    he was with curtis casey from 8-17.

    that serve is developed by casey not tennis canada.
     
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    When he was younger perhaps, but when he moved to Montreal, where he spent 3 years, his development was entirely supervised (and is still) by Tennis Canada, including "importing" a top French coach which I mentionned above. Do you know who Louis Borfiga is?

    What does this have to do with anything??? FYI, I know Louis Cayer.
     
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    who doesnt know louis. i like his forehand. he is very condesceding at coaching conference, i heard. thats likely to cover up his own inadequacies.

    they also brought in bob brett

    only 2 years in montreal. he was in spain last year.

    my buddy played him in intercounty when he was U12
     
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    bob and kisnabe

    are you guys in toronto? where do you guys play?
     
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    I'm in Montreal. I play at Uniprix Stadium, home of the National Tennis Centre. I used to coach (amongst other tennis related activities) but I don't anymore. I'm semi-retired but I still know a bunch of people/coaches at Tennis Canada.
     
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    I play at Rexall Indoor Tennis Centre(winter time and SUmmer time! The bubble mostly...the other courts are for those junoir programs!

    Also Thomson Park Tennis Club in the summer!
     
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  24. pushing_wins

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    u are right. where he is training in spain is actually ran by tennis canada.

    4slam tennis or something
     
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    good for you. do you play for the york team?
     
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    thanks for sharing that

    well, you are the person to ask.

    when he was in montreal, he wasnt the highest touted talent. or was he?
     
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    Nope, I didn't even try out....but I'd know they would be too good for me to join....maybe when I get a lot better! SO far just happy with playing at least twice a week! till summer comes!
     
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    u sound like you a lot of love for the game. you will get there some day.
     
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    Ya explains why I stay on these forums....read Wikipedia pages about past professional players, download old tennis matches, visit tennis.com everyday! Parents think I am crazy and are annoyed. It an addiction... More like a game to enjoy all your life! Where you try to improve and have fun till the day you die! I know so many guys in their late 50's and 60's who are so crafty and annoying! They angle all these balls everyone,,,,making you tired using the youth to their advantage! So I know I can still have fun even when I get old...can say that in many sports excluding martial arts!

    Thanks...Hopefully I can realize that some day!
     
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  30. JustBob

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    The potential was there but he was still pretty raw. And bigger guys usually take longer to develop and grow into their bodies so it's not unusual for them to be late bloomers. So I think everybody is surprised (including Tennis Canada) at how well he's doing currently. Probably why Borfiga said today that it's a tad early to talk about top 10 and that he still has a lot of work to do.
     
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    Hey, I'm 50 and I still play. :)

    It's funny when I play with my nephew (he's 13, in a tennis sports&study program, I think he's ranked 20 something in U14 in Quebec), he keeps trying to blast every groundstroke and I just feed him junk. Then he gets frustrated and shouts "why do you do that! that's not tennis!" lollll
     
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    very insightful

    how bout casey curtis? i have never heard of this before milos came along.
     
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    I met Milos personally off Ventura Blvd at the Jamba Juice...and also on the Seinfeld set back in 1996. Nice enough guy, very personable. And as an athlete and an actor, it takes talent to look that uncoordinated on the court, hahah.

    Anotherrr gyame fohrr Milosh!
     
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    Typical *******89 antics...
     
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    He can't go pro because he is not good enough. Wait... he's injured? Does his last name happen to be Nadal?


    Also, Milos eventually will leave. Sorry. The Northern hicks have only bad things to say of people from the balkans, until they play tennis and win and now Milos is all of a sudden Canadian.
     
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    You succeeded at posting idiotic comments on the internet. Congratulations.
     
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    lol about your parents

    i have another question

    do you have to be york student to play at york? can the public play there?
     
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    Raonic is overhyped.
     
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    Well you don't have to be a york student...however the fee is very expensive... I think like 20-30 dollars to book the court! However York Tennis Club Members get to pay 5 dollars for 2 hours on the court( Sometimes the courts are empty so we stay a few more hours to a max of 6 hours).

    Varsity members get it free anytime :(!

    I think you might have better options....the courts aren't great except for the Rexall Centre court, Indoor Bubble and outdoor practice courts!
     
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    My Friend got injured...so he was out of the program.....He had to change to his non dominant hand because of an injury on his dominant hand! He can still play good which is quite suprising but defintly not like before!

    Milos isn't injured however....but then again I wouldn't know!
     
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    The British had only bad things to say about Greg Rusedski until he started winning, and then he was all of a sudden British, not Canadian!

    Only joking...
     
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    Whatever happened to strategy and tactics? Did they go out the window with wooden rackets?
     
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    About 5 summers ago Milos came to our little community club for an exhibition match filling in for a former ranked Canadian who had to cancel at the last moment. He was a tall gangly kid booming serves....who would have thought 5 years latter, he would be taking out Verdasco!
     
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    That's it? All I get is that one liner? No need to explain why? Why is what country you play for so important at each tournament anyways? Only thing that would keep Milos in Canada is MONEY. If he gets huge endorsements.. Otherwise, I think he'd rather spend his time in Budva laying on the beach.
     
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    One liner? Pot. Kettle. Black, hahahah. Nice little northern hick comment. If that wasn't a one-liner, I don't know what is, eh!?

    I'm not going to go on a rant about how everybody's a little bit racist, but.... I think you were a little harsh on our Canadian friends.

    As for Milos staying in Canada for the money, hahhaha, yes, the almighty Loon!
    Opposite of Rusedski's move to the UK. But it's a different deal (the CDN dollar is strong).

    I don't know Milos apart from two visits to the Seinfeld set, but let's hope he has the sense to stay (while maybe working some dual citizenship mojo, sure) and showing some loyalty to the country where he was raised from diapers to dunk overheads.

    He can always chill on the beach at Budva in the off-season and when he retires. And if he's anything like his Philippoussian body-type suggests, that could be during injuries/rehad, too.

    For now, let's just get the kid some longer shorts. I think he's an L or XL guy wearing a M, hahah. Shortshorts....well, you can take the boy out of the Balkans but you can't take the Balkan out of the boy....what? Montenegran, pleeease!

    Zingg!
     
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    thanks

    20-30 is actually very reasonable.

    do you have a number i could call to get more info?
     
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    He was 3 y/o when he moved to Canada... The rest is pure speculation on your part.
     
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    the draw size at OTA junior tourneys are 8 or 16. OTA is, in large, a failure.
     
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    The sum total of all these posts, to answer the thread "Does anyone here know Raonic?", is NO.
     
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  50. pushing_wins

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    language is often imprecise.

    especially when dealing with stupid people.

    i got my question answered. thanks for your concern.
     
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