Remember the old saying "Believe half of what you see and zero percent of what you hear or read."
If Raonic is hurting, why would he give his Davis Cup opposition knowledge of a weakness? Or is he exaggerating the injury to make people and Federer think he was only at 80% or so?
"He looked like he was trying to imitate Sampras when I first played him." Agassi in Facing Federer