MELBOURNE, Australia – Milos Raonic beat former world number one Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the ongoing Australian Open.
The 16th seed beat his formidable Australian opponent and world No. 13, 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-4, in a match that lasted nearly two hours.
Raonic played a controlled game against his opponent and wrapped up a no-nonsense victory with an ace.
He will play against three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka next.