Canada's Milos Raonic celebrates winning his men's singles fourth round match against Japan's Kei Nishikori. (AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE)
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Milos Raonic made it a golden Canada Day at Wimbledon Tuesday, becoming the first man from his country in more than a century to reach the quarter-finals as he knocked out Kei Nishikori.Raonic, the eighth seed, beat the 10th-seeded Japanese 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 in two hours and 27 minutes on Court Three.Raonic followed Eugenie Bouchard's lead and became just the third Canadian player in history to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.The clash between Raonic, 23, and Nishikori, 24, was an encounter between two of the brightest prospects in the world top 15 .Powell, the only other Canadian man to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals, lived a life far removed from that of today's tennis professionals.
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