Result: Stanislas Wawrinka edges out Milos Raonic at Cincinnati Open

Stanislas Wawrinka
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Stanislas Wawrinka edges into the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Open thanks to a narrow three-set victory over Milos Raonic.

Stanislas Wawrinka has edged into the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Open thanks to a narrow three-set victory over Milos Raonic.

Wawrinka was brushed aside 6-2 in the opening set before he gained parity by winning a tie-break 7-5 in the second.

The Swiss then found an elusive break of the Canadian's serve to clinch the match 6-4.

Wawrinka will now play either fellow countryman Roger Federer or Mardy Fish for a place in Sunday's final.

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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060
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