#Denis_Shapo: “#RogerFederer is my ‘idol’; But I do not want to be like the champions of the past”

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#DenisShapovalov, widely regarded as the next superstar in #Tennis, has qualified for next month’s Next Generation #ATP Finals in #Milan, #Italy. The #Canadian teenager recently revealed in an interview that he grew up with a room full of #RogerFederer posters and idolized the #Swiss Master.

#Shapovalov has already drawn comparisons with World No. 1 #Rafael #Nadal for his powerful baseline rallies, endurance and speed. However, the 18-year-old prefers not to be compared to either Nadal or #Federer, and prefers carving out a legacy of his own.

Read more at: http://www.ibtimes.com.au/denis-shapovalov-not-fond-comparisons-calls-roger-federer-his-idol-1560919



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  1. I agree. You will carve out your own niche. Go Shapo!

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