Denis Shapovalov

Take A Bow, Canada Sweeps Its Way To First ATP Cup Title

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 9, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The torch has been firmly been passed in Canada. Its new bearers are a couple of Next-Gen whiz kids, friends since childhood, who play with poise and class. They are the present and […]

Shapovalov Steps Up, Lifts Canada To First ATP Cup Final

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 8, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Team Canada had lost the first four matches of the 2022 ATP Cup competition and, by all appearances, looked down on their luck a week ago. Now, fast forward and what a difference a […]

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 […]