Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Tennis Stars Bouchard, Raonic, Post Big Wins at Madrid Open

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Tennis Stars Bouchard, Raonic, Post Big Wins at Madrid Open

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Bouchard, Raonic move on in Madrid

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MADRID - Canadian tennis stars Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic advanced with big wins Wednesday at the Madrid Open.

Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., moved on to the women's quarter-finals after top-seed Angelique Kerber retired with a left thigh injury in the second set. Bouchard was leading 6-3, 5-0 when her German opponent pulled out.

While Kerber was clearly ailing, Bouchard was full value for the win. She hit 19 winners and won 7-of-9 break point opportunities. Bouchard will next face eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia on Thursday.

Bouchard, a former World No. 5, has shown glimpses of her old form in Madrid. She entered Wednesday's match coming off a statement victory over Maria Sharapova in the second round. …

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