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Make your self well-known, Denis Shapovalov.
Canadian tennis historical past was made Thursday on the Rogers Cup, with the 18-yr-previous standout Shapovalov eliminating the second-ranked males’s participant on the planet in Rafael Nadal within the third spherical of the event in an epic three-set victory, three-6, 6-four, 7-6 (6).
Advancing to his first quarterfinal in an ATP tour occasion, the 143rd-ranked Shapovalov turns into the youngest quarter-finalist at a Masters Collection event, and the second-youngest participant to defeat Nadal.
He’ll now face France’s Adrian Mannarino, who knocked off South Korea’s Hyeon Chung.