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SportsCanadian Milos Raonic advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals with tiebreak win

20:21  12 june  2019
20:21  12 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Milos Raonic , the runner-up in Stuttgart last year, will face Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics in the quarterfinals . Canada ’s Milos Raonic is off to the quarter - finals of the Stuttgart Open. It was the second third-set tiebreak win in a row for Raonic , who beat Australian qualifier Alexei Popyrin in the

Raonic was the runner-up in Stuttgart last year and has had his best Grand Slam results on the grass at Wimbledon, reaching the quarter - finals the past two years and the final in 2016. Canadian Milos Raonic advances to Stuttgart Open quarter - finals with tiebreak win Subscriber content.

STUTTGART, Germany — Canada's Milos Raonic is off to the quarterfinals of the Stuttgart Open.

The No. 6 seed from Thornhill, Ont., edged Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1) in second-round action of the ATP Tour 250 grass-court event on Wednesday.

It was the second third-set tiebreak win in a row for Raonic, who beat Australian qualifier Alexei Popyrin in the first round.

The hard-hitting Raonic out-aced the 79th-ranked Tsonga 24-15. The Canadian saved all four of Tsonga's four break-point chances.

Raonic, the runner-up in Stuttgart last year, will face Hungary's Marton Fucsovics in the quarterfinals.

The 52nd-ranked Fucsovics upset No. 4 seed Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-5 on Wednesday.

Raonic is playing for the first time since suffering a right knee injury in late March.

Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime, the No. 7 seed, will meet France's Gilles Simon in a second-round match on Thursday.

The Canadian Press

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