Vasek Pospisil and Milos Raonic, the pair of wildcard Canadians, made a big upset after defeating the world’s top two players, Rafael Nadal of Spain and Serbian Novak Djokovic, in their Toronto Masters first round doubles match. The Canadian team won the match 5-7, 6-3 and 10-8 at centre court.
It was not an easy victory for the dream doubles team as Nadal and Djokovic won the first set 7-5, but then they lost the next two sets0 6-3, 10-8.
Winning the last three games of the second set, the twenty-year-old Pospisil and nineteen-year-old Raonic immediately gained control in the match tie-break by rolling out to a 4-0.
Before Nadal and Djokovic, tennis fans saw other top two singles players, Jimmy Connors and Arthur Ashe, who were ranked first and second respectively, joined forces in doubles 34 years ago.
After Simon Larose, Vasek Pospisil has beaten a top-15 player as a Canadian man at his home tournament in seven years. When Simon defeated Gustavo Kuerten, he was ranked No. 314 in the world at the time.
It was an exciting and nail biting match. Fans could not understand what the result is expected to be until the end of the match.