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Yuki Bhambri sets up clash with Milos Raonic

Yuki, seeded fifth in the Qualifiers, ended the hopes of the American Taylor Fritz and world number 67 with a 6-4, 6-2 victory in one hour and 10 minutes.

tennis Updated: Jun 17, 2018 20:48 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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India's Yuki Bhambri will be playing against Milos Raonic for the very first time.(AFP)

India’s top singles player Yuki Bhambri on Sunday qualified for the Queen’s club Championships after beating America’s Taylor Fritz in the second and final qualifying round in London and has been drawn to meet Stuttgart Open finalist Milos Raonic.

Yuki, seeded fifth in the Qualifiers, ended the hopes of the American third seed and world number 67 with a 6-4 6-2 victory in one hour and 10 minutes.

Yuki lost his serve twice but broke his rival five times.

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It was the second meeting between the two players with Fritz emerging winner last year at the Ilkley event.

Yuki, ranked 84, will open his main draw campaign against the world number 35 Canadian, who ended runner-up to Roger Federer on Sunday in Stuttgart.

It will be the first match between Yuki and Raonic.

First Published: Jun 17, 2018 20:27 IST