Donald Young

Raonic continues streak by reaching 3rd round in Australia

Third-seeded Milos Raonic ended one streak and continued another with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) Thursday over Gilles Muller to reach the third round at the Australian Open.

Raonic, who reached the semifinals here last year and the final at Wimbledon, had lost both previous matches to Muller — including one when he retired with an injured hip in the second round at Wimbledon in 2012.

His win Thursday maintained Raonic's record of reaching the third round at least all seven years he has contested the Australian Open.

The 33-year-old Muller entered the season's first major after capturing his first tour-level title in Sydney last week.

Raonic was unable to...