Canada's Milos Raonic looks downward while playing Britain's Andy Murray during the men's singles final match at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships on July 10, 2016."We fully respect Milos' decision as we are sure this is not one he made easily," Tennis Canada president and CEO Kelly Murumets said in a statement. "Milos represents Canada proudly week after week around the world and we look forward to future opportunities for him to join Team Canada again on the court." Tennis Canada said, pending invitation by the International Tennis Federation and Canadian Olympic Committee approval, it will nominate veteran Daniel Nestor of Toronto to replace Raonic in the men's doubles draw to partner with Vasek Pospisil of Vancouver. On Sunday, the 25-year-old Raonic lost to Britain's Andy Murray in straight sets in the men's Wimbledon final. Raonic defeated Swiss star Roger Federer in a five-set semifinal match to become the first Canadian to reach the men's final. In the fourth round, Raonic rallied from a two-set deficit to beat Belgium's David Goffin and advance to the quarter-finals, where he beat Sam Querrey in four sets. Raonic's Wimbledon final appearance was the best-ever singles performance by a male Canadian tennis player at a Grand Slam tournament.
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