Denis is having a good season. He reached the 3rd round at the Australian Open (before losing to Novak Djokovic in 4 sets), he got to the quarters in Montpelier and Rotterdam, and he conquered the semifinal in Miami.
The Canadian is currently ranked no.20, and he is no.14 in the Year to Date rankings. Last year in Monte Carlo, Denis lost in the 1st round to Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-4. Even if the clay is Denis’ least favorite surface, he managed to get to the semifinal last year in Madrid.
Ranked no.44, the German is having a good season after he reached the semifinal in Auckland and he conquered the 4th round in Indian Wells. Last year in Monte Carlo Jan-Lennard reached he 3rd round before losing to his dear friend Sascha Zverev 6-4 4-6 6-4.
H2H Denis Shapovalov vs. Jan-Lennard Struff
The head to head between Denis and Jan-Lennard is 1-0 for the Canadian that defeated the German 4-6 7-6 (7) 6-4 last year in the quarters in Tokyo.
According to bet365, Shapovalov is the favorite to win the match. See quotes and live streaming (only selected countries - USA excluded, but coming soon)