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Tennis: ATP Montreal Masters results

Results on the sixth day of the Montreal Masters on Saturday: Semi-finals Milos Raonic (CAN x11) bt Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4) afp

Tennis: Nadal, Djokovic join Canucks in semis

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal delivered crushing defeats on Friday to set up their 36th career clash in the semi-finals of the Montreal Masters. Djokovic hammered France's Richard Gasquet 6-1, 6-2 as the top seed motored into final four. Nadal was equally ruthless with Australian qualifier Marinko Matosevic 6-4, 6-2. Nadal leads his Serbian rival 20-15 in their career series, winning the last two in Monte Carlo and Roma after Djokovic had claimed the previous seven. Milos Raonic and wildcard Vasek Pospisil set up an all-Canadian semi at the bottom of the draw.

Raonic and Pospisil reach Montreal semis

By Tom Bartlett MONTREAL (Reuters) - Local favorite Milos Raonic held his nerve to beat Latvia's Ernests Gulbis in a thrilling quarter-final at the Rogers Cup on Friday to join fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the semis. Raonic, the world number 13, kept his cool in front of a parochial home crowd as he overcame Gulbis 7-6 4-6 6-4 in a two and a half hour showdown.

Tennis: Raonic, Pospisil set up All-Canadian semi-final

Milos Raonic and wildcard Vasek Pospisil set up an all-Canadian semi-final at the Montreal Masters on Friday. Pospisil, living the dream week of his career after winning a low-level Challenger event last weekend, had it easy in his quarter-final as Russian opponent Nikolay Davydenko retired with a respiratory ailment while trailing 3-0. Pospisil had reached the quarter-finals with his first top-10 victory, a third-round defeat of Tomas Berdych.

Tennis: Djokovic light on his feet in opening win

Novak Djokovic returned to competition after a post-Wimbledon pause on Tuesday and coasted into the third round at the ATP Montreal Masters. The Serb world number one easily defeated Florian Mayer 6-2, 6-1, then proceeded to dance with a tennis ball mascot with choreography he said and friends worked out last month on holiday in Croatia. Mayer double-faulted to lose the 29-minute opening set and never made an impression on the top seed. "After a month off I didn't know what to expect," said Djokovic, who lost the Wimbledon final to Andy Murray.

Tennis: Canada's Pospisil powers home charge in Montreal

Canadian Vasek Pospisil powered to a 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4) victory over John Isner to send the big American back across the border on Tuesday. Pospisil, the ATP number 71 who claimed a Challenger title at the weekend in his native Vacouver, led a home charge in the ATP Masters event on the Montreal hardcourts which also saw wild cards Filip Peliwo and Frank Dancevic reach the second round. They joined Jesse Levine, who advanced on Monday.

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Results from the sixth day of the Colombia Open on Saturday (x denotes seeding): Semi-finals Alejandro Falla (COL) bt Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-4 Ivo Karlovic (CRO) bt Kevin Anderson (RSA x2) 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3 afp

Tennis: ATP Hall of Fame results - collated

Results from day three of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Wednesday: 2nd round Nicolas Mahut (FRA) bt Tim Smyczek (USA) 6-2, 6-4 Michal Przysiezny (POL) bt Rajeev Ram (USA x8) 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Igor Sijsling (NED x3) bt Yuichi Sugita (JPN) 6-3, 6-4 Michael Russell (USA) bt Alex Kuznetsov (USA) 6-3, 6-4 Jan Hernych (CZE) bt Jack Sock (USA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 Lleyton Hewitt (AUS x4) bt Prakash Amritraj (IND) 6-2, 6-1 Ivo Karlovic (CRO) bt Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 John Isner (USA x2) bt Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 6-0, 7-6 (9/7)

Tennis: ATP Hall of Fame results - 1st update

Results from day 3 of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Wednesday 2nd round Michal Przysiezny (POL) bt Rajeev Ram (USA x8) 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Igor Sijsling (NED x3) bt Yuichi Sugita (JPN) 6-3, 6-4 Michael Russell (USA) bt Alex Kuznetsov (USA) 6-3, 6-4 Jan Hernych (CZE) bt Jack Sock (USA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 Lleyton Hewitt (AUS x4) bt Prakash Amritraj (IND) 6-2, 6-1 Ivo Karlovic (CRO) bt Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 afp

Tennis: ATP Hall of Fame results

Results from the third day of the ATP Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Wednesday (x denotes seeding): 2nd round Igor Sijsling (NED x3) bt Yuichi Sugita (JPN) 6-3, 6-4 Jan Hernych (CZE) bt Jack Sock (USA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 Ivo Karlovic (CRO) bt Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 afp
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