Raonic on Murray and Williams teaming up to play Wimbledon mixed doubles


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Raonic on Murray and Williams teaming up to play Wimbledon mixed doubles

Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic says Briton Andy Murray and USA's Serena Williams teaming up to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon is one of those things that will either be "very exciting or might sort of come up short."

Murray, 32, recently returned from a hip resurfacing surgery by playing doubles at the Queen's Club as he and partner Feliciano Lopez won it all after beating Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury in the final. Murray, who still isn't ready to make a singles comeback, also played doubles in Eastbourne last week as he is now set to play both men's and mixed doubles at The Championships.

After winning Queen's, Murray announced that France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert would be his partner at Wimbledon but also revealed that he got turned down by several women for the mixed doubles event. When the former world No.

1 publicly revealed he planned to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon -- many started to lobby for a Murray and Williams team -- and eventually got their wish fulfilled. "One of those things that's either going to turn out incredibly well and be very exciting or it might sort of come up short ... anything short of them winning, people might feel like they came up short," Raonic told TSN, per Mark Masters.