First successful test for Milos Raonic at Wimbledon
Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth Associated Press
Milos Raonic defeated German Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the first round.
London — Canadian Milos Raonic has begun his career at Wimbledon.
The Ontario sixth-seeded, defeated German Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the first round of the tournament on turf.
His fellow countrymen Vasek Pospisil and Bianca Andreescu come onto the scene later on Tuesday.
Pospisil will have a hard time to enter the game in the face of the Austrian Dominic Thiem, the eighth head of displays, while office workers, aged only 17 years old, has an appointment with the Slovak Kristina Kucova.
On Monday, Montreal’s Francoise Abanda has earned his ticket to the second round by virtue of a victory of 6-2, 6-4 at the expense of the Japanese Kurumi Nara. Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, and the Ontario Denis Shapovalov, have undergone the process of elimination.