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Canadian Milos Raonic’s match postponed due to rain at London Games

Canada's Milos Raonic practices at Wimbledon in preparation for the 2012 Summer Olympics Thursday, July 26, 2012 in Wimbledon, England.

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Canada's Milos Raonic will have to wait at least one more day before making his Olympic debut at the London Games.

His first-round men's singles match was postponed Sunday afternoon due to rain.

Raonic, the world No. 25 from Thornhill, Ont., was scheduled to play 69th-ranked Tatsuma Ito of Japan.

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Only a handful of first-round matches started Sunday before wet weather rolled in at the All England Club. When play continued, Spain's David Ferrer defeated Vasek Pospisil of Vancouver 6-4, 6-4.

Aleksandra Wozniak of Laval, Que., had her first-round singles match against Marina Erakovic of New Zealand postponed, along with Pospisil's first-round doubles match alongside Toronto's Daniel Nestor.

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