Rogers Cup: Gael Monfils beats home favourite Milos Raonic in Toronto

Gael Monfils
Gael Monfils is currently the world number 14, having reached a career-high seventh in 2011

Frenchman Gael Monfils beat Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets on Friday to set up a Rogers Cup semi-final with world number one Novak Djokovic.

Monfils, 29, beat the fourth-seeded home favourite, a Wimbledon finalist earlier this month, 6-4 6-4 in Toronto.

Serbia's Djokovic made 33 unforced errors but still progressed with a 7-6 (8-6) 6-4 win over Czech Tomas Berdych.

Swiss second seed Stan Wawrinka and Japan's third seed Kei Nishikori will meet in Saturday's other semi-final.

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