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SportsMilos Raonic knocks off Robin Haase to reach third round at Wimbledon

18:20  03 july  2019
18:20  03 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

Canada's Milos Raonic defeats Reilly Opelka, advances to next round at Wimbledon

Canada's Milos Raonic defeats Reilly Opelka, advances to next round at Wimbledon Canada's Milos Raonic is off to the round of 16 at Wimbledon. The No. 15 seed from Thornhill, Ont., defeated American Reilly Opelka 7-6 (1), 6-2, 6-1 in a third-round match on Friday. Raonic, the 2016 Wimbledon runner-up, hasn't lost a set this tournament. He'll face the winner of a match between No. 4 seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa and No. 26 Guido Pella of Argentina in the fourth round. No. 19 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal was scheduled to face Ugo Humbert of France in a third-round match later Friday. Two Canadian men never have advanced to the round of 16 in a Grand Slam in the same year.

Brash Australian Nick Kyrgios notching another big win on a big stage on Friday at Wimbledon , when he Now embedded inside the top 30, the Australian will get a chance to reach a third quarterfinal in five Robin Haase of the Netherlands returns to Andy Murray of Britain in their second round match.

Former Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic wins three tie-breaks to reach the third round of the men's singles. Third seed Marin Cilic, eighth seed Kevin Anderson and Stan Wawrinka were among those whose matches were suspended after showers late on Wednesday.

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WIMBLEDON, England — Canada's Milos Raonic is off to the third round at Wimbledon.

The No. 15 seed from Thornhill, Ont., beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands 7-6 (1), 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Wednesday, marking the Canadian's second straight-sets win in a row.

Raonic, a runner-up at Wimbledon in 2016, will next face American Reilly Opelka. The world No. 63 upset No. 22 seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 8-6 in the second round.

Raonic, who has battled injuries throughout his career, took a medical timeout to deal with a lower left leg issue while trailing 5-4 in the third set. While he appeared to be in some pain afterward, he did manage to finish the victory.

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LONDON - Milos Raonic didn't seem that thrilled about reaching the third round of Wimbledon for the first time in his career. After all, the No. 8 seed is chasing far loftier goals. Raonic , from Thornhill, Ont., defeated American Jack Sock 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in Wimbledon 's second round on Thursday.

Raonic fought back from a break down to win the first set in a tiebreak and then controlled the rest of the match with his powerful serve.

The Canadian had 32 aces, while Haase had nine. Raonic also had 64 winners, 37 more than Haase.

It marks the third straight year Raonic has reached at least the third round at Wimbledon.

No. 19 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal was scheduled to face French qualifier Corentin Moutet in the second round later Wednesday.

In women's doubles first-round action, No. 4 seeds Gabriela Dabrowski of Ottawa and Yifan Xu of China downed Ons Jabeur of Tunisia and Fanny Stollar of Hungary 6-1, 6-3.

Dabrowski also found out Wednesday she'll be seeded third with partner Mate Pavic of Croatia in the mixed doubles draw. Dabrowski and Pavic, who get a first-round bye, are coming off a loss in the French Open final.

Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil and Australia's Matthew Ebden were scheduled to play a first-round men's doubles match later Wednesday.

The Canadian Press

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WIMBLEDON, England — Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings and creating a debate about whether the All England Club's seeding system should be changed. Top-ranked Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, was seeded No. 1 on Wednesday at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament, where recent results on the surface are used to help determine seedings. The other majors do not do that. Nadal told a Spanish TV station that he doesn't think it makes sense that Wimbledon is the only tournament that uses its own seeding system. Former U.S.

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