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Tennis: Raonic blows away James Blake

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American James Blake, a wild card at the 2012 US Open, has been beaten by 15th seeded Canadian Milo Raonic in three straight sets, in the third round played last night.

Other results from the sixth day of the US Open tennis championships (x denotes seeding):

Women

3rd rd

Roberta Vinci (ITA x20) bt Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x13) 6-2, 7-5

Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x2) bt Jelena Jankovic (SRB x30) 6-3, 7-5

Serena Williams (USA x4) bt Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 6-4, 6-0

Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) bt Silvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 6-1, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3

Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) bt Maria Kirilenko (RUS x14) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

Angelique Kerber (GER x6) bt Olga Govortsova (BLR) 6-1, 6-2

Sara Errani (ITA x10) bt Olga Puchkova (RUS) 6-1, 6-1

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Ana Ivanovic (SRB x12) bt Sloane Stephens (USA) 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-2

Men

3rd rd

Nicolas Almagro (ESP x11) bt Jack Sock (USA) 7-6 (7/3), 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/2), 6-1

Marin Cilic (CRO x12) bt Kei Nishikori (JPN x17) 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3

Martin Klizan (SVK) bt Jeremy Chardy (FRA x32) 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

Roger Federer (SUI x1) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP x25) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Andy Murray (GBR x3) bt Feliciano Lopez (ESP x30) 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4)

Milos Raonic (CAN x15) bt James Blake (USA) 6-3, 6-0, 7-6 (7/3)

Tomas Berdych (CZE x6) bt Sam Querrey (USA x27) 6-7 (8/6), 6-4, 6-3, 6-2

Mardy Fish (USA x23) bt Gilles Simon (FRA x16) 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3