Denis is battling extremely hard in Tokyo to reach the semifinal after winning 3 matches in 3 tough 3-setters. The last one was against an in-form Jan-Lennard Struff when the Canadian had to save a match point with a lucky net cord before winning 4-6 7-6 (7) 6-4.
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Ranked no.32, Daniil had to find his way to the final 4 coming straight from the qualifications. The Russian got to the semifinal after beating another Canadian (Milos Raonic) in the quarters 7-6 (4) 6-3.
Denis Shapovalov vs. Daniil Medvedev H2H
Denis and Daniil played already twice on tour. The head to head is 2-0 for the Canadian that is probably the favorite to reach his first ATP final.