Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov are great friends and they are also the Canadian flags on the ATP Tour. Both Felix and Denis seem to be destined to consolidate their top20 status in 2020 to probably go for more during the season (top10?).
Even if both Denis and Felix have always stated that they are not racing against each other, it’s impossible not to notice their respective movements in the rankings.
Felix is currently in the final in Rotterdam where he has the opportunity to conquer his maiden ATP title. In addition, Auger-Aliassime can become the Canadian no.1 if he beats Gael Monfils in the final.
In terms of live rankings, Felix is now the world no.18, with 1,921 points. If he conquers Rotterdam, he will have 2,121 points to be the new world no.14 (career-high) and overtake Shapovalov that has 2,075 live points. This means that Felix will be the Canadian no.1.
Auger-Aliassime in Rotterdam, ranking, and results in 2020
Currently ranked no.21, Auger-Aliassime has a 8-6 win-loss record in 2020. Felix is competing in Rotterdam where he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3 1-6 6-3, Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-2, Aljaz Bedene 6-4 7-66 and Pablo Carreno-Busta 7-62 6-4.
Felix Auger Aliassime will compete against Monfils in the final. They have never played each so far on the main tour.
Denis Shapovalov’s ranking and performance in 2020
Currently ranked no.16, Denis played his last match on the 10th of February when he lost to Grigor Dimitrov 6-3 7-63 in the 1st round in Rotterdam.
Felix Auger Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov played each other 3 times. The head to head is 2-1 for Shapovalov.
The last time that they played each other, Denis Shapovalov won 7-5 6-3 in the semifinal in Drummondville Challenger (Drummondville Challenger) in March 2017.
Felix Auger Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov
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