Raonic, Nishikori win in Davis Cup opening matches

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Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori won their opening matches on Friday to put Canada and Japan level at 1-1 and set themselves up for a blockbuster Davis Cup clash. Canadian number one Raonic, ranked sixth in the world, got the World Group first-round tie off to a smooth start for the hosts, overpowering the 85th-ranked Tatsuma Ito 6-2, 6-1, 6-2. Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, ranked fourth in the world, found the going a bit tougher against Vasek Pospisil, but leveled the tie with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 win in two hours and 19 minutes.

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