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SportsCanada’s Auger-Aliassime beats Moutet to reach Wimbledon third round

22:25  03 july  2019
22:25  03 july  2019 Source:   sportsnet.ca

Felix Auger-Aliassime beats Vasek Pospisil in all-Canadian Wimbledon match

Felix Auger-Aliassime beats Vasek Pospisil in all-Canadian Wimbledon match WIMBLEDON, England — Felix Auger-Aliassime overcame a slow start to beat fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil 5-7, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 in a first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday. It was the first career Grand Slam win for the 19th-seeded Auger-Aliassime, who is playing in the main draw of a major for the second time in his career. The 18-year-old Montreal native had mixed results (27 winners and 24 unforced errors) against Vancouver's Pospisil, who was playing for the first time since suffering a back injury last October that eventually required surgery. Auger-Aliassime had a strong first half to 2019 to rocket up the rankings, reaching three ATP Tour finals.

Canada ' s Felix Auger - Aliassime is through to the third round of Wimbledon with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over France's Corentin Moutet . Auger - Aliassime , 18, will face world No. 66 Ugo Humbert of France in the third round . Raonic, who has battled injuries throughout his career, took a medical

Auger - Aliassime earned a spot through three qualifying matches to reach the main draw of the U. S . Open. After beating Corentin Moutet in four sets, he was stopped by Ugo Humbert in the third round . ^ "Shapovalov beats Auger - Aliassime in Drummondville duel". Tennis Canada .

Canada’s Auger-Aliassime beats Moutet to reach Wimbledon third round© Ben Curtis/AP Felix-Auger-Aliassime

WIMBLEDON, England — Canadians Milos Raonic and Felix Auger-Aliassime both are off to the third round at Wimbledon.

Raonic, 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.

Auger-Aliassime, the No. 19 seed from Montreal, beat French qualifier Corentin Moutet 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the ensuing match on Court 3.

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.

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

Milos Raonic knocks off Robin Haase to reach third round at Wimbledon 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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Canada ' s Félix Auger - Aliassime serves to France's Corentin Moutet during their Wimbledon It marks the third straight year Raonic has reached at least the third round at Wimbledon . Auger - Aliassime broke the world No. 84 five times to lock down his second career Grand Slam win in

Auger-Aliassime, 18, will face world No. 66 Ugo Humbert of France in the third round.

Raonic, who has battled injuries throughout his career, took a medical timeout to deal with a left calf 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.

"We will see how I wake up tomorrow, but I don’t think it should be (a problem)," Raonic said.

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.

"There are certain things I wish I did better throughout certain parts of the match where I felt I could have been a bit more efficient when the opportunities to be aggressive presented themselves," Raonic said.

Felix Auger-Aliassime knocks off Dimitrov in Queen's Club opener

Felix Auger-Aliassime knocks off Dimitrov in Queen's Club opener LONDON — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime continued his strong start to the grass-court season with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in the first round of the Queen's Club tournament on Thursday. The No. 8 seed from Montreal had 15 aces (Dimitrov had six) and won 85 per cent of his points on first serve. Auger-Aliassime, 18, is coming off a run to the final at the Stuttgart Open, the first grass-court tournament of the season. The win over world No. 45 Dimitrov looks good on the Canadian's resume. Dimitrov reached a career-high of No. 3 in November 2017.

very odd': Felix Auger - Aliassime reaches Wimbledon third round after beating Corentin Moutet Felix Auger - Aliassime beat French qualifier Corentin Moutet 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 He now finds himself in Wimbledon third round and fifth favourite for the title Auger - Aliassime is the youngest player to reach the third round of Wimbledon since 2011

She becomes the youngest player to reach the last 32 at Wimbledon since fellow American Jennifer Capriati, who reached the semi-finals in 1991 On a day for the youngsters, Felix Auger Aliassime , 18, progressed to the third round of the men' s singles by beating France' s Corentin Moutet 6-3 4-6

"But, you know, a match, especially three-out-of-five goes up and down a lot, and thankfully I was able to get the best of all three of those in important moments."

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

Moutet had his chances against Auger-Aliassime, but converted on only two of 14 break-point opportunities.

Auger-Aliassime broke the world No. 84 five times to lock down his second career Grand Slam win in three hours two minutes.

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.

In men’s doubles first-round play, Vancouver’s Vasek Pospisil and Australia’s Matthew Ebden beat Dusan Lajovic and Filip Krajinovic of Serbia 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.

— with files from The Associated Press

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