Raonic ousts Murray in Japan Open semifinal
TOKYO -- Milos Raonic ousted top-seeded Andy Murray 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4) Saturday to move into the final of the Japan Open.
Raonic will meet Kei Nishikori on Sunday after he routed unseeded Marcos Baghdatis 6-2, 6-2 in just over an hour.
The 17th-ranked Nishikori defeated Baghdatis for the first time after losing three previous matches.
Nishikori and Raonic will play for the first time in the final, with the Japanese player seeking his first title of the season.
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