Denis Shapovalov News
Shapovalov defeated eighth seed Jenson Brooksby in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 to set up final clash with Nishioka
Miami Open 2022: Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov shock top seeds to enter men's doubles quarter-finals
Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov will now face the sixth-seeded pair of Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Great Britain's Neal Skupski for a place in the semi-finals.
The Russian No.2 seed signed the camera lens on court with the message, "No war please", clearly stating his feelings about his nation's invasion of Ukraine.
Arthur Rinderknech broke once in each set to advance 6-4, 6-4 to a semi-final against Nikoloz Basilashvili, the third seed and defending champion in Doha.
Second seed Bautista Agut eased to a 6-0, 6-1 win in the second round of a tournament where Murray, now ranked 87 in the world, was champion in 2008 and 2009.
Bopanna said the presence of singles players in the doubles draws, in a way, is good for the sport as they draw more fans into the stadiums and that goes a long way in promoting the doubles format.
Shapovalov labelled chair umpire Carlos Bernardes "corrupt" during the match for not enforcing a penalty on the meticulous Nadal
Rafael Nadal moved to within two matches of a record 21st Grand Slam title with a dogfight five-set quarter-final win over Denis Shapovalov.
Rafael Nadal survived an epic 28-minute tiebreak to seal his spot in the quarter-finals and top seed Ashleigh Barty joined him with victory over giant-killer Amanda Anisimova on Sunday.
A dejected Alexander Zverev labelled his straight sets exit to Denis Shapovalov on Sunday as one of the worst of his career where "everything" went wrong.
Russia face Spain on Sunday with a big task ahead against the unflappable Roberto Bautista Agut and his teammate Pablo Carreno Busta.
Shapovalov played last week at the World Tennis Championship exhibition event in Abu Dhabi, where he beat Rafael Nadal in the third-place playoff match.
Beaten in the last-four by compatriot Denis Shapovalov, the 21-year-old Auger-Aliassime leapfrogs Italian Jannik Sinner into 10th spot.
Tennis Canada said Steven Diez would be added to the Canadian squad that also features Vasek Pospisil, Brayden Schnur and Peter Polansky.
Paul, ranked 52, beat three-time major winner Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 and will take on compatriot Frances Tiafoe for a place in the final.
Murray, now ranked a lowly 143 in the world, will face Tommy Paul of the United States for a place in the last-four.
San Diego Open: Casper Ruud knocks Andy Murray out; Denis Shapovalov claws back to beat Taylor Fritz
The match was even at 5-all but turned when Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion and former No 1-ranked player who is now 109th, allowed the first set to slip away entirely and also fell behind early in the second by dropping five consecutive games.
Andrey Rublev, Casper Ruud and Matteo Berrettini won their singles matches as Team Europe jumped to a 3-1 lead over Team World following the opening day of the fourth edition of the annual tennis showdown.
Shapovalov has now dropped three matches in a row, at Wimbledon and last month in the Swiss alpine village of Gstaad where he was top seed.
Wimbledon 2021: Denis Shapovalov rues letting Djokovic off the hook in semi-finals, says proud of his campaign
Djokovic saved 10 of 11 break points to go through to the final after running out a 7-6 (7/3), 7-5, 7-5 winner against Shapovalov.