Canadian top-seed Raonic bounced by Dodig

Last updated 00:47 20/06/2013

Relevant offers

Tennis

What should we expect from tennis superstar Serena Williams in Auckland next year? NZ part of Serena Williams' masterplan to get back to top Serena Williams: The greatest tennis player of the 21st Century Kiwi Michael Venus and Croatian doubles partner Mate Pavic finish second in latest ATP event Teen Alexander Zverev stuns Stanislas Wawrinka to win St. Petersburg title Agnieszka Radwanska overpowers Puig, while Muguruza falls short in Tokyo Tennis NZ plans changes to nationals and return to Fed Cup New Zealand to face India in Davis Cup tie Exhausted Andy Murray desperate for break from tennis World group playoff would be a huge fillip for Tennis New Zealand

Top-seeded Milos Raonic was beaten 6-2 7-6 (7) by Croatia's Ivan Dodig in the second round at the Eastbourne grass-court tournament today.

The Canadian struggled from the start, dropping his serve in the opening game and then again to fall behind 5-2. He then failed to convert a break point as Dodig served for the set. The second set went with serve and Raonic failed to convert a set point in the tiebreaker before Dodig clinched the match.

Earlier, Marion Bartoli of France withdrew from the tournament with a viral infection, giving No 2-seeded Li Na of China a walkover into the quarterfinals.

Later, 2012 runner-up Angelique Kerber of Germany plays 2010 champion Elena Makarova of Russia and Czech Petra Kvitova faces Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content