Raonic advances at Miami Open after close call with Chardy

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Canadian Milos Raonic clawed his way back to a 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 win over France’s Jeremy Chardy on Monday in the third round of the Miami Open.

The Thornhill, Ont., player seemed to lose control of his powerful serve in the second set, giving the ATP Tour’s 38th-ranked player a chance to upset the world No. 6.

Chardy continued to outplay Raonic in the third, leading for most of the set.

But Raonic rediscovered his serve in time.

Chardy lost when his return of a Raonic serve bounced weakly before hitting the net on the decisive match point.



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