ATP AEGON International: Milos Raonic suffers Eastbourne loss to Ivan Dodig
Last Updated: 19/06/13 4:16pm
Milos Raonic: Ranked number 15 in the world
Milos Raonic has suffered a surprise defeat second-round defeat to Ivan Dodig at the Aegon International in Eastbourne.
Canadian top seed Raonic lost in straight sets to Croat Dodig, ranked 39 places below him at 54th in the world, going down 6-2 7-6 (9-7).
Raonic struggled from the start, dropping his serve in the opening game and then again to fall behind 5-2 to Dodig.
He then failed to convert a break point as Dodig served for the set.
The second set went with serve and when Raonic failed to convert a set point in the tiebreaker, Dodig was able to clinch the match.
In the quarter-finals, Dodig will next face Fernando Verdasco, who beat fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos 6-4 6-0 in the second round.