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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Reigning champion Novak Djokovic got here thru a tricky exam of his health as the highest seed beat Canadian powerhouse Milos Raonic 7-6(4) 4-6 6-1 6-4 on Sunday to achieve the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Djokovic, who injured an aspect muscle all the way through a five-set win over Taylor Fritz on Friday and instructed he may no longer be capable to proceed, confirmed hints of discomfort on how you can changing into the second one male participant to achieve 300 Grand Slam fit wins.
Fourteenth seed Raonic had by no means prior to now taken a suite off Djokovic in 3 earlier Grand Slam conferences so when he snatched the second one set a wonder regarded conceivable.
However Djokovic, bidding for a record-extending 9th name in Melbourne, spoke back by way of elevating his stage and making improvements to his list