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Denis Shapovalov

14 May
Rafael Nadal of Spain pulled off a stunning 3/6, 6/4, 7/6 (3) victory over fellow southpaw, Denis Shapovalov of Canada, to reach the quarterfinals in his quest for a 10th title in Rome.
4 Nov 2019
World number one Novak Djokovic saw off Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-3 6-4 to win a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title yesterday in a warning to his rivals ahead of the ATP Finals.
3 Nov 2019
Canadian rising star Denis Shapovalov said he "wants to be beating guys" like Novak Djokovic and that "it doesn't stop here" after losing to the world number one in Sunday's Paris Masters final.
26 May 2019
The grand event of the Claycourt competition flags off in Stade Roland Garros, Paris, with the top seeds likely to reach the last eight. However, they will have to win their first round matches and overcome tough challengers on the way to the quarter-finals in the second week. The seedings keyed into the rankings for…
2 Apr 2019
Roger Federer of Switzerland defeated the defending champion John Isner 6/1, 6/4 to win his fourth Miami Masters and reach a career tally of 101 titles. The debutant at the event, however, was Canada’s 18-year old Felix Auger-Aliassime, who played his way from the qualifying round for an impressive run to the semi-finals. Following Austrian,…
11 Nov 2018
The NextGen Tournament heads for the final in Milano as the top eight ranked male players gather in London for the ATP Tour Grand Finale...
5 Oct 2018
Canada’s Denis Shapovalov dropped the first set to veteran Stan Wawrinka but rallied to a 4/6; 6/1; 6/4 victory on Centre Court to set up a quarter-final match with Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff who prevailed over France’s Jeremy Chardy in a marathon that ended 7/6 (3); 6/7 (2); 6/4. The lanky man continued his run after…
16 May 2018
Canada’s 29-year old Denis Shapovalov defeated 32-year old Tomas Berdych 1/6; 6/3; 7/6 in classic match that lasted almost two hours at the Rome Open yesterday. In the third set, both players held serve. Down 4-5 in the third, Shapovalov had two game points at 40-15 but two missed first serves brought him to deuce.…
24 Feb 2018
Shapovalov, ranked 46th in the world, is vying to become the first 18-year-old since Japan's Kei Nishikori at Delray Beach in 2000 to win an ATP Tour title.He'll face either eighth-seeded Chung Hyeon of South Korea or US wildcard Frances Tiafoe for a place in the final.
5 Sep 2017
Every top player has a debut tournament where an outstanding run lifted him or her into the higher rankings and bade bye bye to qualifying rounds.


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