VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Canada upset a short-handed Spain team Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup for the first time.
Fifteenth-ranked Milos Raonic defeated No. 82 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the opening reverse singles match to give Canada an insurmountable 3-1 lead.
Five-time champion Spain was missing Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro because of injuries and fatigue.
Canada will next play Italy in April.
Raonic and Frank Dancevic won their opening singles matches Friday to give Canada a 2-0 lead before Spain won the doubles Saturday.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
How much did a painting of a topless "Golden Girl" fetch?
Want to understand a partner? Get to know their brain.
The "Terminator 2" actor is suspected of violating a restraining order.
An 800-pound alligator? That's not bad for a first hunting trip.