05/09/2015 01:53 EDT | Updated 05/09/2016 05:59 EDT

Milos Raonic to have foot surgery, will skip Rome tournament

Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic announced on Twitter Saturday that he's having surgery on his right foot to repair a nerve, and will skip the next ATP Tour stop in Rome.

Raonic, of Thornhill, Ont., lost to Andy Murray at the Madrid Open on Friday.