Milos Raonic battles through at Wimbledon, but Lucas Pouille out
Milos Raonic was put to the test in each of his three sets against John Millman in the second round at Wimbledon.
The Canadian had to grind out successive tie-break victories to eventually prevailed 7-6 7-6 7-6 and book his place in the third round against Dennis Novak.
Novak produced one of the best performances of the tournament so far to stun 17th seed Lucas Pouille in just under three hours on Court 18.
Making his #Wimbledon bow, qualifier Dennis Novak takes out the No.17 seed Lucas Pouille to reach the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time, winning 6-4, 6-2, 6-7(8), 3-6, 6-2 pic.twitter.com/9OuTuo9xnc
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 4, 2018
Despite letting a two set lead slip, the world number 171 took the final set to secure a 6-4 6-2 6-7 3-6 6-2 triumph.
Elsewhere, Sam Querrey recorded a straights sets victory over Sergiy Stakhovsky, while Daniil Medvedev also won in three against Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
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