#nytimes – #Tennis: The Swagger of #DenisShapovalov

With a lefty forehand that crackles like a campfire, a stunning one-hand backhand and a backward baseball cap that dips to just above his eyebrows, Denis Shapovalov is a stirring reminder of the swaggering, swashbuckling days of Andre Agassi. Shapovalov,… Read More ›

#Tennis: Shapovalov reaches top-10 for first time.

Following a quarterfinal appearance at the US Open earlier this month and then a semi-final showing this past weekend at the Italian Open in Rome, Canada’s Denis Shapovalov has reached the top-10 in the ATP Tour rankings for the first… Read More ›

#Shapovalov becomes 1st #Canadian man to reach #USOpen #Tennis quarter-finals

Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., became the first Canadian man to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open after defeating Belgium’s David Goffin on Sunday. Read more at: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/tennis/denis-shapovalov-david-goffin-us-open-round-16-1.5714602

#Tennis: #Canadians, #Americans poised for #AO2020 breakthrough

Todd Woodbridge, a 22-time Grand Slam doubles champion, believes a pair of Canadian stars – Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime – could achieve similar feats, exciting new tennis stars are unearthed, later this month. Read more at: https://ausopen.com/articles/news/canadians-americans-poised-ao2020-breakthrough

14 #NextGenATP Players To Watch In 2020

Every year #NextGenATP players deliver surprises, upsets and breakouts. Who will do the honours in 2020? Here are 14 #NextGenATP players to watch next season. The following players were born in 1999 or later, making them eligible for the 21-and-under… Read More ›

The #Sydney Morning Herald – Serving up talent: five male rising #Tennis stars

There’s a thrilling change of guard underway in tennis. A force of new, youthful talent is challenging the reigning veterans for supremacy — and proving they’re more than capable. Here are five next-gen male stars setting the centre court alight…. Read More ›

A Reworked #DavisCup Requires Some Patience -At the top men’s #Tennis team event, the emotions were real.

MADRID — Nerves have been part of Davis Cup since tennis’s oldest team competition began 119 years ago. But the edginess has a different source than usual this week in Madrid, where Davis Cup’s final rounds have been radically transformed… Read More ›

#BBC Sports: Next #GrandSlam champion? Best match of 2019? #BorisBecker & #TimHenman predict and review

What was the best match of 2019? Becker: “Without a shadow of a doubt the Wimbledon final between Federer and Djokovic. Two players in the prime of their sport, giving it their all and going to a tie-break in the… Read More ›

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