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Ricardas Berankis no cedi├│ puntos de quiebre en los ├║ltimos sets ante Milos Raonic en Basilea.

Seeds Raonic, Dimitrov Bow Out In Basel

Berankis earns second Top 10 win of his career

Ricardas Berankis has Milos Raonic's number on indoor hard courts. The 26-year-old Lithuanian beat Raonic again on Tuesday at the Swiss Indoors Basel, knocking the second seed out of the indoor ATP World Tour 500 tournament 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Berankis, No. 91 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, broke Raonic once in the second set and twice in the third set, including when Raonic was serving to stay in the match. Berankis held for 5-3 the prior game with a rocket forehand winner down the line, which he celebrated with a “Come on!” and a shake of the fist.

The qualifier brought the same energy to Raonic's service game. Berankis went up 30/40 and clinched the second Top 10 win of his career when Raonic netted a forehand. Berankis' only prior Top 10 win also came against Raonic, a three-set win indoors in Moscow in 2014. Berankis will face Argentine Federico Delbonis in the second round.

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Gilles Muller also came back to upset a seeded player in Basel. The 33 year old was a set and 3-1 down but prevailed against sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov 6-7(9), 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and 22 minutes. Dimitrov nearly gained the advantage in the third set. Muller was serving at 3-3, 0/40 but won five consecutive points to get to 4-3. Four games later, Dimitrov was broken when he mishit a forehand wide.

Muller moves into the second round in Basel for the first time, having suffered first-round losses in 2011 and 2014. He'll next meet German Florian Mayer, who defeated Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-7(2), 6-4 after one hour and 38 minutes. Mayer clinched the win on his fourth match point after failing to capitlise on his first opportunity at 5-3 in the second set.

Mayer, a nominee for Comeback Player of the Year in the 2016 ATP World Tour Awards Presented By Moët & Chandon, beat Muller in their one FedEx ATP Head2Head meeting in 2012 at Montpellier.

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