Canada’s Denis Shapovalov has complex to the around of 16 on the Australian Open for the primary time.
In a fight of small margins, Denis takes out the big-serving Reilly Opelka to protected his position in the second one week of the @AustralianOpen.
— Tennis Canada (@TennisCanada) January 21, 2022
The No. 14 seed, from Richmond Hill, Ont., beat No. 23 seed Reilly Opelka of america 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a third-round fit on Friday.
Shapovalov, making his 1/3 look within the 1/3 around on the first Grand Slam of the season, has long gone no less than 4 units in all 3 suits this week.
The Canadian received 83 in step with cent of issues when he were given his first serve in towards Opelka.
The 22-year-old Shapovalov will subsequent face the winner of a fit between No. 3 seed Alexander Zverev of Germany and qualifier Radu Albot of Moldova.
In the meantime, No. 9 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal will sq. off with No. 24 seed Daniel Evans of Nice Britain in a third-round fit on Saturday.
Auger-Aliassime and Shapovalov teamed as much as lead Canada to a win within the ATP Cup previous this month in Australia.