De­nis Shapo­valov (Canada)

Afro Voice (KwaZulu Natal) - - Sport -

Age 18, ranked 164

Wim­ble­don ju­nior cham­pion De­nis Shapo­valov sneaked into this year’s main draw with a wild­card, but is un­doubt­edly a promis­ing tal­ent. He beat Bri­tain’s Kyle Ed­mund to reach the sec­ond round at Queen’s be­fore push­ing for­mer

Wim­ble­don fi­nal­ist


Berdych to the limit in an en­thralling three-set de­feat. The Cana­dian made head­lines ear­lier this year when he was dis­qual­i­fied for strik­ing um­pire Ar­naud Gabas in the eye with a ball af­ter hit­ting it aim­lessly to­wards the crowd dur­ing a Davis Cup tie against Bri­tain.

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