Monday, May 2, 2011

Tennis: First sound quarter for Raonic

Big-serving Milos Raonic hopes, following his success on the Hardcourt as the Tennis season on clay moves.Fifth seed that sets up quarterfinal against French No. 4 Gilles SimonCanadian, rank 27, Milos Raonic the second youngest player in the world's top-100 second seed, that the crashes, is out Viktor Troicki, in the second round of the Serbia reefer container three players in the quarterfinals of women event in Portugal
(CNN) -Kanada's rising star Milos Raonic broke more new ground, the first sound reaching quarterfinal of his short career at the top level in Portugal on Thursday.
The 20-year old, seeded fifth at the Estoril open, if you have a fight with French No. 4 Gilles Simon after a victory over local wild card entry João Sousa 6-3 6-3.
Raonic, the second youngest player among the top 100, is tour the highest-ranked in Canada in the history of the ATP on the 27.
He has one year to run job jumped to his first title on the San Jose Hardcourt event and then a losing final in Memphis earlier this year, also reached the fourth round of the Australian Open.
Is Nadal's clay rule good for tennis?
I think it would be better, it now instead of for the first time play if he can be in the top 15
--Gilles Simon on Raonic
Raonic in the last 16 of the European season lost the clay events in Monte Carlo and Barcelona this month opened both greater input fields, had while he tries, his big-serving game adjust the more subtle surface.
"He is the player with the best for this season," said world no. 22 Simon AFP of a player, who has the third fastest serve on the files. "He is not so much experience on clay good but he."
"I think it would be better, it now instead of for the first time play if he can be in the top 15."
Argentina's Carlos beat Simon Berlocq 6-2 6-1 in his second round match.
The winner of his confrontation with Raonic takes either second seed Fernando Verdasco or South Africa's big-serving Kevin Anderson in the semi-finals.
Verdasco has dropped from ninth to 15 in the rankings after a run of early exits, but he recovered against an other Portuguese wild card, Frederico Gil, 6-1 7-6 (7-5).
Seventh seed Anderson defeated Victor Cirstea 6-4-6-2, revenge for his defeat by the Romanian authorities in the second round in Barcelona.
Djokovic facilitates past Ungur in Belgrade
In Belgrade second seed Viktor Troicki who fell in the second round his home Serbia open.
The world number 16, final last year's Davis Cup helped Serbia to win, lost 6-3 52nd rank Spaniard Marcel of Granollers 6-2.
Granollers is as next meeting of neuseeländischer Italian Filippo Volandri 6-3 1-6-6-3 beat Ukraine's New Orleans the.
Third seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez fell also against India's Somdev Devvarman.
Devvarman, to place 71, had the Spaniards in Houston on clay this month but won 7-6 (8-6) 2-6 7-6 (10-8) lost.
He will next play seventh seed Janka Cornet of German Mischa Zverev-born after the Serbian Russia beat 6-2 6-0.
In Munich was third seed Marin Wawrinka, no.5 Florian Mayer and fellow German Philipp Kohlschreiber quarter-finals of the BMW open on Thursday.
Croatia Cibulková takes over at the Russian seventh seed Nikolay Davydenko after his 6-3 to win 7-6 (9) Argentina's Horacio Zeballos.
Mayer beat Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili 6-4 7-6 (7-1) a fight with young Bulgarian Grigo Dimitrov, while eighth seed Kohlschreiber faces Czech Radek Stepanek to remove compatriot Denis Gremelmayr 6-3 6-3 set up.
In the semi-finals of the Barcelona women's openplay Italian fifth seed Sara Errani Lucie Hradecká of the Czech Republic.
Errani won 6-3 6-2 against fellow countryman Alberta sedan, which won the Grand Prix FES in Morocco last weekend.
A further Italian reached the last four after sixth seed Roberta Vinci beat of France's Virginie Razzano 6-4 6-1 a collision with Slovenia's Polona Hercog or Spain's Laura Pous TIO set up.
The top three seeds the women event at Estoril all lost in the quarter-finals on Thursday.
Leading Alisa Kleybanova Russia Germany's Kristina BARROIS, returning from 4-1 down in the opening was defeated 6-2 6-4.
The 19-year-old be Sweden's 80th-rank Johanna Larsson next meeting, Russia's Alla Kudryavtseva beat 7-5 6-2.
Austrian second seed Jarmila Gajdošová fell also, Romania's Monica Niculescu 5-7 6-4 6-2 lost.
Niculescu is Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues, the Czech third seed Klára Zakopalová 6-3, beat 7-5.

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