Vernon's Vasek Pospisil competes in Davis Cup action for Canada. He has made the quarterfinals at the $3.5 million Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Vernon's Vasek Pospisil competes in Davis Cup action for Canada. He has made the quarterfinals at the $3.5 million Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Pospisil and Raonic meet in Rogers Cup quarters

Vernon native Vasek Pospisil has moved into the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

Vernon native Vasek Pospisil stunned world No. 6 seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in a tiebreak 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5) Thursday in third-round play at the $3.5 million Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal.

The 23-year-old Pospisil is now guaranteed at least $68,000 in prize money. He will face the winner of 32-year-old Nikolay Davydenko and 30-year-old Alex Bogomolov Jr., both of Russia, in the quarterfinals.

Pospisil went into the Rogers Cup ranked No. 71 in ATP singles. The 6-foot-4 Davis Cup player has career earnings of $600,000 after pocketing $14,000 for winning the Odlum Brown Vancouver Open last Sunday.

Pospisil now trains full-time in Vancouver and the Bahamas.