MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Milos Raonic dedicated his third-round victory at the Australian Open on Saturday to victims of a shooting in Canada which left four people dead and at least two injured. A gunman opened fire at the La Loche Community School in a remote aboriginal community in Saskatchewan, and at a second location. ”Today, before I stepped out on court, it was a difficult day back home,” the 25-year-old Canadian, his voice sounding emotional at times, said after his win over Viktor Troicki. ”Unfortunately in Saskatchewan in a very small community there was a shooting at a high school, so I want to take a moment and give thoughts to that community, the family, the students and the school affected. We wish you all the best.” Raonic did not speak about his match, as is the usual custom in on-court interviews. ”Today’s victory was for that community, and a quick recovery and all of Canada, and I’m sure the world is behind you,” he said. Raonic later explained that he made his on-court comments because it was important to let any Canadians watching the match on television know it was on his mind. ”I know there is a lot… Read full this story
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