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Milos Raonic upsets Stan Wawrinka, Andy Murray advances at Australian Open

Milos Raonic upsets Stan Wawrinka, Andy Murray advances at Australian Open

Milos Raonic persevered with his serve-and-volley game plan, holding firm even in the deciding set against Stan Wawrinka after the 2014 Australian Open champion had rallied from two sets down to force a fifth.

It paid off with a 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-3 victory on Monday which secured his spot in the quarterfinals at the Australian Open.

It was Raonic's first win in five matches against French Open champion Wawrinka, who the only man to beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic in a Grand Slam match last year, and the only player to beat at Melbourne Park after 2010.

Raonic said he felt fitter, faster and more confident in going to the net more...

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