Madrid: Great Britain’s Andy Murray, who returned to clay for the first time in nearly two years, defeated Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-3, 6-4 to secure a Round-of-32 clash against Denis Shapovalov at the Madrid Open here. Murray was ranked world No. 1 in the ATP Rankings when he last took the court at the […]
Miami: India”s Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza were knocked out of the Miami Open from their respective doubles events after contrasting quarterfinal defeats here. Frequent partners since 2019, the Indo-Canadian pair of Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov went down 2-6,1-6 to sixth seeds Wesley Koolhof of Netherlands and Great Britain”s Neal Skupski on Tuesday. The unseeded […]
Melbourne: Showing his legendary fight and grit that has defined his career, Rafael Nadal overcame an abdominal injury to beat Denis Shapovalov in a five-set quarterfinal and reach the 2022 Australian Open semifinal, here on Tuesday. Playing in his 14th Melbourne quarterfinal, Nadal battled through to his seventh semifinal with a 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, […]
Sydney: Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov guided Canada to its maiden ATP Cup final, defeating world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev and Roman Safiullin 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 to complete their country’s 2-1 win against Russia here on Saturday. Canada will meet two-time finalists Spain in Sunday’s final clash. The Canadians lost their first four matches of […]
Shapovalov pushed 13-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal all the way in the third round in Rome, holding two match points, and he backed that up by reaching the final of the Geneva Open on Saturday.