Milos Raonic withdraws from Sony Open due to illness

Milos Raonic returns the ball to Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, of Spain, during the French Open tennis...

Milos Raonic returns the ball to Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, of Spain, during the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. (REUTERS)

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:43 AM ET

Milos Raonic withdrew from the Sony Open in Miami with strep throat Monday.

The Thornhill, Ont., native was set to play American Sam Querrey in a third-round match after receiving a bye and defeating Guillaume Rufin of France last week.

The world No. 16 player will head to Vancouver to play for Canada against Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals April 5-7.


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