#Tennis: #RogersCup sets new world record in attendance as 216,097 spectators turned up

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“There was a #Tennis craze in our city in the last few weeks and it shows in our attendance numbers,” tournament director Eugène Lapierre said, as quoted on DailyHive #Montreal.

With the race between #Federer and #Nadal for the world number one ranking heating up during the course of the tournament, other stories took centre-stage.

#Canadian #DenisShapovalov shocked the world when he defeated #Nadal in the third round, becoming the youngest player to reach a Masters quarter-final at 18 years of age as well as the second-youngest player to ever defeat the new world number one.

Read more at: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/rogers-cup-sets-new-world-record-attendance-216097-spectators-turned-1635263

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