August 8, 2014 9:32 pm

Raonic eliminated from Rogers Cup after quarter-final loss to Lopez

Milos Raonic of Canada dropped a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 decision to Spain's Feliciano Lopez before a surprised crowd at Rexall Centre. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

TORONTO – Canada’s Milos Raonic is making a quarter-final exit at the Rogers Cup.

The sixth seed from Thornhill, Ont., dropped a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 decision to Spain’s Feliciano Lopez before a surprised crowd at Rexall Centre.

Lopez is unseeded at the Masters 1000 series event and is ranked 25th in the world, 19 positions below Raonic.

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Lopez will play either Switzerland’s Roger Federer or Spain’s David Ferrer in the semifinals on Saturday.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria will meet in the other semifinal.

Tsonga defeated Andy Murray of Britain in the early quarter-final match while Dimitrov beat South Africa’s Kevin Anderson.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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