Milos Raonic keeps it classy on the courts and online

Although Milos Raonic (@milosraonic) lost to Andy Murray in yesterday’s Wimbledon final, his performance in the tournament was impressive enough to draw praise from around the world. The 25-year-old Canadian tennis player bested Roger Federer in the semi-finals to become the first Canadian man to appear in the Wimbledon men’s singles final on July 10.

We’re taking a look at Raonic’s Twitter and Instagram channels to get a better feel for how he and the world reacted to his performance this month.

Milos Raonic’s social media stats:

Twitter followers: 289,000

Instagram followers: 241,000

Tweets: 3,452

Instagram posts: 481

Here’s what Milos is saying:

Sunday was without a doubt an emotional loss for Raonic, who has yet to win a Grand Slam title. He chose to keep it positive online, and is looking ahead to the next tournament.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BHdKaDNggnK/?taken-by=mraonic&hl=en

An amazing performance in the semi-finals earned the Canadian a win over Roger Federer, and also the respect of some prominent Canadian figures.

Here’s what (some famous) fans are saying:

Wimbledon and Canadian team accounts were also tweeting messages of congratulations, along with some highlights.

Raonic’s hair has also been a popular item of discussion online, and has even earned its own Twitter account.

Raonic’s tweets seem to be well edited and carefully crafted. Perhaps he has a social media manager, or is very good at monitoring his own online interactions to build his brand.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFrXG3Lh7pv/?taken-by=mraonic&hl=en

Overall, Raonic seems to keep things very professional online. He will make his next appearance at the Rogers Cup in Toronto later this month.

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Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada

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Jackie Atkins
Jackie Atkins
Jackie Atkins is a competitive alpine skier, student and aspiring writer who primarily contributes stories about the intersection between technology and sports to ITBusiness.ca.

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