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VIDEO: Raonic wins Wimbledon opener

Jun 27, 2016
written by: Tennis Canada
written by: Tennis Canada

Milos Raonic opened his Wimbledon campaign on Monday with a 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-4 straight sets victory over Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.

The tournament’s sixth seed hit 58 winners including 27 aces and won 80 percent of his first serve points. Raonic holds the record for the third fastest serve ever hit at SW19.

In the second round on Wednesday, Raonic will face Italy’s Andreas Seppi. For their part, Eugenie Bouchard and Vasek Pospisil will play their first matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday.