Raonic reaches quarters
ROME — Canada’s Milos Raonic advanced to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Czech veteran Tomas Berdych.
The fifth seed from Thornhill, Ont., used his dominant serve to his advantage, firing six aces and winning 96 per cent of his first serve points. Raonic didn’t face break point while converting all three of his break-point attempts.
Raonic will face Alexander Zverev on Friday.