Vasek Pospisil (pictured) ousted top-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4.
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) -
Canadians Vasek Pospisil and Milos Raonic knocked off tough competition in third-round action Thursday at the $1.4 million Citi Open tennis event.
Pospisil, seeded 13th, ousted top-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4, while the second-seeded Raonic snuck past former champion Lleyton Hewitt in a 7-6 (7-1), 7-6 (7-3) final.
The former world No. 1 and two-time major titlist Hewitt, who was seeded 14th this week, titled here in 2004.
A pair of Americans eliminated seeded foes on the hardcourts at FitzGerald Tennis Center, as Steve Johnson upended No. 9 Ivo Karlovic 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (9-7), while Donald Young outlasted No. 15 Denis Istomin 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.