When the disappointment recedes, the pride of #RichmondHill can take solace in this: He extended the lanky South #African, a finalist at Flushing Meadows a year ago, a finalist at #Wimbledon six weeks ago, ranked No. 5 in the world, to the very edge of extinction.
The capacity crowd at #LouisArmstrongStadium, so full-throated in the #Canadian’s corner, could not get enough of it, or him — the passion and exuberance he brings to the sport.
#Anderson on #Shapovalov: “#Denis is a terrific player, you’re definitely going to be seeing him in the years to come. Unbelievable competitor and I really had to dig deep to get through today.”