Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Raonic Advances to Third Round at Wimbledon with Four-Set Win over Youzhny

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Raonic Advances to Third Round at Wimbledon with Four-Set Win over Youzhny

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Raonic advances to third round at Wimbledon

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LONDON - Canada's Milos Raonic advanced to the third round of Wimbledon with a 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4, 7-5 win over Russia's Mikhail Youzhny on Thursday.

Raonic, the sixth seed from Thornhill, Ont., picked up a key break to take a 6-5 lead in the third set. He later secured the victory with his 27th ace of the match.

"I think I'm getting better and better with each match. That's easy to say with two matches though," said Raonic. "I think today I was better than the first round but I think even in those matches I'm making good steps forward."

The match on the No. 2 court at the All England Club took two hours 40 minutes to complete. Raonic, a finalist last year at Wimbledon, will next face 25th-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain.

"The one thing that was very important for me (today) was not to rush through things," said Raonic. …

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