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Canada's Milos Raonic advances, Eugenie Bouchard out at Wimbledon

July 02, 2016 - 2:58 PM

LONDON - Canada's Milos Raonic defeated American Jack Sock 7-6, 6-4, 7-6 on Saturday in the third round of Wimbledon.

Raonic's victory came just minutes after fellow Canadian Eugenie Bouchard was bounced from the tournament by Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-3, in the third round of the women's singles tournament.

The sixth-seeded Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., will play David Goffin in the fourth round of the Grand Slam tournament.

Raonic relied heavily on his big serve, getting 27 aces to Sock's nine. He has beaten the 27th seeded Sock eight straight times.

Raonic improves to 22-5 in tiebreaks this year. He won two tiebreaks in his 3rd round match against Sock.

Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., was dismissed quickly by Cibulkova in one hour 26 minutes.

"I definitely feel like I wasn't on top of my game today and she definitely was," said Bouchard, who smashed her racket in frustration at one point in the match. "I have to give credit to my opponent. She's playing at a high level in general right now and she was really going for it and really taking it to me.

"At some points I felt like I didn't have an answer."

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