European Open: Cameron Norrie beaten by Milos Raonic in Antwerp


Cameron Norrie rose to 70th in the world rankings after reaching the quarter-finals of the St Petersburg Open last week

British number three Cameron Norrie lost 7-5 7-6 (7-4) to Canadian world number 19 Milos Raonic in the second round of the European Open in Antwerp.

The second set was even closer, but Raonic edged the tie-break to progress.

The fifth seed will face Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals.

Norrie went on to another defeat in the doubles, partnering fellow Briton Dan Evans in a 7-5 6-3 quarter-final loss to fifth-seeded Belgian duo Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen.

Evans, who beat American Frances Tiafoe on Wednesday, will face Russian Karen Khachanov in the singles quarter-finals after the third seed fought back to defeat Belgian wildcard Zizou Bergs 5-7 6-4 6-4.

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