Raonic seals place in last 16 a day late

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LONDON (Reuters) – Former runner-up Milos Raonic returned to finish off Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak and book his place in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Saturday.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 7, 2018 Canada’s Milos Raonic celebrates winning his third round match against Austria’s Dennis Novak REUTERS/Tony O’Brien

The Canadian had split the first two sets on Friday and was 6-5 ahead when play was suspended because of fading light.

When play resumed on a stifling Court 12, the 13th seed quickly polished off the third set and cruised through the fourth to claim a 7-6(5) 4-6 7-5 6-2 victory. It was fourth time in five years that Raonic had reached the fourth round at Wimbledon.

Raonic, who was runner-up to Andy Murray in 2016, will face American Mackenzie McDonald in the last 16 on Monday.

Reporting by Martyn Herman; editing by Clare Lovell



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