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Sports Canada's Raonic advances at Indian Wells

14:12  14 march  2018
14:12  14 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

Fundraiser aims to give Alloura Wells ‘the proper burial that she deserves’

  Fundraiser aims to give Alloura Wells ‘the proper burial that she deserves’ Months after Alloura Wells was found in a Rosedale ravine, a fundraising drive has started for the “very vibrant” transgender woman’s burial.A GoFundMe page has raised more than $5,000 towards Wells’s burial and tombstone. The funds will also sponsor a monthly support group for homeless transgender women through Maggie’s: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project.“It’s great that we see that there are a lot of people who see the need to put Alloura to rest and give her the proper burial that she deserves,” Monica Forrester, who created the GoFundMe page, told the Star.Wells, who had been homeless for a number of years, was last seen in downtown Toronto in July 2017.

Canada ' s Milos Raonic advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, beating Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-5, 4-6, 6-2. Halep on track to hold No. 1. After early losses in her first two tournaments of the year, Williams hasn't dropped a set at Indian Wells , where she has yet to reach

Canadian #1 Milos Raonic practices his serve under the direction of former Wimbledon champion and coach Goran Ivanisevic.

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Canada's Milos Raonic advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, beating Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-5, 4-6, 6-2.

Raonic, seeded 32nd at the Masters 1,000 tournament and ranked 38th in the ATP standings, used his powerful serve to get past his unseeded opponent.

The Thornhill, Ont., product fired 12 aces to Sousa's seven and won 93 per cent of his first-service points.

Raonic was down 5-4 in the first set but battled back, breaking Sousa as he was serving for the set. He broke Sousa again for the 7-5 win.

Raonic was 4 for 11 in break-points and had 100 total winners throughout the match, which lasted two hours 12 minutes.

The 27-year-old right-hander made the finals of the BNP Paribas Open in 2016 before losing to Novak Djokovic.

Raonic is the last Canadian remaining in the singles draw. He defeated 17-year-old Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal in the third round.

Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., was ousted in the second round.

Raonic edged by del Potro in Miami Open quarters .
Raonic edged by del Potro in Miami Open quartersThe slugfest took nearly three hours, with Raonic relying heavily on his big serve. He had 18 aces to del Potro's six.

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