07/30/2012 09:26 EDT | Updated 09/29/2012 05:12 EDT

Milos Raonic wins in Olympic debut

Milos Raonic opened his Olympic tennis debut with a straight sets victory Monday at the London Games.

The Canadian world No. 25 from Thornhill, Ont., defeated 69th-ranked Tatsuma Ito of Japan 6-3, 6-4 in men's singles play.

Raonic will next face sixth-seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.

In women's action, Aleksandra Wozniak of Blainville, Que., also advanced to the second round with a 6-2, 6-1 win over New Zealand's Marina Erakovic.