Denis Shapovalov

Shapovalov Overcomes Shaky Start To Win St. Petersburg Opener

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Since reaching the semifinals at Wimbledon, World No. 13 Denis Shapovalov has struggled with his tennis game. As he arrived in Russia’s second-largest city for this week’s St. Petersburg Open, Shapovalov had […]

Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime And Schwartzman Line Up For Team World At Laver Cup Boston

LAVER CUP Press Release, July 21, 2021 Canadian duo Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime have been named alongside Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman as the first three players to represent John McEnroe’s Team World in the upcoming Laver Cup, to be held at TD Garden in Boston, September 24–26, 2021. Shapovalov reached […]

Shapovalov Happy With His Game At Wimbledon

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Denis Shapovalov is very happy with his game these days. On Manic Monday, the young, 22-year-old Canadian lefty, seeded 10th at the Wimbledon Championships, beat a very good No. 8 seed Roberto Bautista […]

Nadal Wins Roman Battle Against Shapovalov

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 14, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Each year, our love affair with Rome grows as the bond gets stronger and stronger. What a difference a day at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia made with the return of fans at Foro […]

Nadal’s Passion, Positivity On Clay Remain True

MADRID/WASHINGTON, May 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Only a week since Rafael Nadal‘s remarkable three-hour, 38-minute marathon triumph over Stefanos Tsitsipas that earned him his 12 ATP 500 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell crown in just his third ATP Tour event […]

Moutet Wins Battle Of Estoril Open Rappers

ESTORIL/WASHINGTON, April 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis stars-turned-rappers Denis Shapovalov and Corentin Moutet, who collaborated on the rap song “Drip,” squared off in the ATP 250 Millennium Estoril Open Thursday on red clay in this Portuguese Riviera town near […]

Shapovalov, Karatsev Reach Semi-Finals In Dubai

DUBAI, March 18, 2021 (DDFT Press Release) Denis Shapovalov and Aslan Karatsev advanced into the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Thursday with well-earned victories. Third seed Shapovalov overcame Jeremy Chardy 7-5, 6-4 and tournament wild card […]

Shapovalov Feeling It On The Court In Dubai

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Denis Shapovalov enjoyed a very good day at the office today. He was feeling it out on the court. Lately, he’s been having more good days than bad. On Wednesday afternoon, the personable, […]

Shapovalov Advances To Third Round In Dubai

DUBAI, March 16 (DDFT Press Release) Denis Shapovalov came through an intimidating opening match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday, defeating Jan-Lennard Struff 6-1, 6-3 to reach the third round. The number three seed could have been […]

Shapovalov’s 2020 Season Comes To Crashing Halt In Sofia

WASHINGTON/SOFIA, November 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Denis Shapovalov arrived this week at the Sofia Open, the ATP Tour’s final regular-season event, as the No. 1 seed. It’s a draw position that he’s never held before, but nonetheless welcomed the […]