Milos Raonic defeated by Juan Monaco in five sets at French Open

Last Updated: Jun 03, 2012, 12:09 PM IST

Paris: Canadian Milos Raonic lost a five-set thriller to Argentina`s Juan Monaco on Saturday in the third-round of the French Open.

Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., lost 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 to the 13th-seeded Monaco.

Monaco will face Spain`s Rafael Nadal in the tournament`s quarter-finals.

Earlier, Toronto`s Daniel Nestor and partner Max Mirnyi of Belarus defeated Australians Paul Hanley and Jordan Kerr 6-1, 7-6 (0) in the second round of the men`s doubles.

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