Kyrgios said he was a bit flat after the win over Nadal.
“I had nothing else to give,” Kyrgios said. “Not to take any credit away from him. What he (Raonic) brought today was something special. But it’s still been the best couple of weeks of my life.”
The last Canadian man to reach the Wimbledon semis was Robert Powell in 1908. Raonic is the first Canadian man to make the semis at any Grand Slam since William Johnston at the U.S. Championships in 1923.
Raonic hopes to be able to carry it one round further.
“It’s another step forward,” he said. “The goal is to be the best player in the world and this is one of those steps that you have to take to keep getting better.”
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