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First round play begins at Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto

Jeremy Chardy of France serves against Donald Young of the United States during Rogers Cup tennis in Toronto on Monday August 6, 2012. Chardy won the match in three sets. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim
August 06, 2012 - 3:03 PM

TORONTO - Rising Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic will face Viktor Troicki of Serbia in his first match at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

Troicki advanced Monday with a 6-4, 7-6 win over Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia.

Raonic had a bye in the first round.

In another first-round match, Jeremy Chardy of France defeated American Donald Young 3-6, 7-6, 6-0.

Chardy will take on No. 3 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France, who defeated Raonic last week in the longest three-set match in Olympic history.

In doubles, Fabio Fognini of Italy and Juan Monaco of Argentina defeated the British pair of Ross Hutchins and Jonathan Marray 7-6, 6-3.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2012
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