Result: Milos Raonic cruises into fourth round

Result: Raonic cruises into fourth round
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Milos Raonic is through to the fourth round having beaten Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets.

Milos Raonic has equalled his best ever performance in a Grand Slam by booking his place in the fourth round of the Australian Open.

The Canadian beat 17th seed Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets 7-6 6-3 6-4.

A close first set saw the 13th seed edge out his German opponent in a tie-break, before single breaks of serve in the second and third sets were enough to allow him victory.

Kohlschreiber struggled with his serve, getting just 52% of his first serves in and recording three double faults.

By contrast, Raonic was mighty on serve, smashing 22 aces past Kohlschreiber and not allowing his opponent a single break point.

The win sets up an encounter with the winner of the match currently underway between Bernard Tomic and Roger Federer.

Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in second round action on January 17, 2013
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