The young Canadian started the match extremely well, especially on serve. In fact, after a little bit of struggle in the second game, he conceded only 1 point on serve for the rest of the set. Denis won the decisive break in the 5th game before winning the opener 6-4.
The second set was one-way traffic from the 4th game after Shapovalov won 5 consecutive games to recover from a 1-2 deficit and win 6-4 6-2 in just 78 minutes.
Next vs. Hurkacz. HEAD TO HEAD and STATS
Denis will face another young gun in the 4th round since he will play 22-year-old te world no.67 Hubert Hurkacz that defeated Kei Nishikori 4-6 6-4 6-3.
They have never played each other at pro level.
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