SAP Ambassador Milos Raonic holds the title of the highest-ranked Canadian male tennis player of all time. Reaching a peak of No. 6 in the world, Milos has had a career year.

SAP Ambassador Milos Raonic is the current champion of the Citi Open and was the first Canadian male to crack the top-10 in the history of Emirates ATP Rankings.

Raonic also had a fantastic year in 2013, following a great performance at the Australian Open, he successfully defended his title at the last SAP Open in San Jose, California. He continued this exceptional run by leading his Canadian team into the semi-finals of the Davis Cup – a first for the national side! His 5-1 record in Davis Cup play helped him to win a third straight Tennis Canada male player of the year award, as well as the Lional Conacher award (given to Canada’s male athlete of the year). At the Rogers Cup in August 2013, Milos defeated fellow countryman, Vasek Popisil, and World No. 5 Juan Martin del Potro, to reach the Rogers Cup final. The following month he won his fifth ATP World Tour crown beating two top 10 players (Tomáš Berdych and Richard Gasquet) en route to the Thailand Open Trophy.

In 2014, Milos reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo Quarterfinals as well as the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000. Milos also reached his first Grand Slam QF at Roland Garros, falling to Djokovic in three sets, reach first Grand Slam championship SF at Wimbledon, losing to No. 4 seed Federer. Milos Raonic clinched the 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series Bonus Challenge title.

Milos’ dedication and youthful ambition personify SAP’s focus on innovation and improving business performance. He made his debut as an SAP Ambassador at the 2011 Sony Ericsson Open, a tournament where SAP is also a Host Sponsor.

SAP is also proud to support Milos in his charitable endeavors. The Milos Raonic foundation is aimed to help children with physical disabilities and children in need of prosthetic devices to enable them to reach their full potential. In its first year in 2013 the foundation helped to raise over $100,000 for these children. 

Published September 14, 2014 in Tennis