Denis Shapovalov marches into Stockholm Open quarter-finals with straight-sets win


Canada’s Denis Shapovalov is on his method to the Stockholm Open quarter-finals after a 6-4, 7-5 win over Antoine Bellier on Wednesday.

The Richmond Hill, Ont., native fired eight aces and broke on two of 4 alternatives within the victory. He additionally gained 86 per cent of his first-serve factors.

WATCH | Shapovalov blasts previous Bellier:

Shapovalov strikes into the quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open

2019 champion Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., defeated Switzerland’s Antoine Bellier 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open.

Bellier, of Switzerland, went with no single breakpoint alternative within the loss.

Shapovalov, 23, acquired a bye into the second spherical because the fourth seed within the match.

He will subsequent face the winner between J.J. Wolf and Alex de Minaur on Thursday.

Bouchard exists Guadalajara Open

Meanwhile, Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard was ousted from the Guadalajara Open within the second spherical after a three-set loss (7-5, 2-6, 6-1) to Jelena Ostapenko.

The Montreal native hit 5 aces and transformed on seven of her 9 break-point probabilities. The Twelfth-seeded Ostapenko went eight for 19 on her break-point alternatives and dedicated seven double faults to Bouchard’s 4 with no aces.

Bouchard, 28, defeated Kayla Day in straight units on Tuesday within the opening spherical.

WATCH | Bouchard falls to Ostapenko:

Eugenie Bouchard dispatched from the Guadalajara Open

Montreal’s Eugenie Bouchard is eradicated from the WTA Guadalajara Open in three units, by the hands of Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko, 7-5, 2-6, 6-1

Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., now stands because the lone Canadian remaining in girls’s singles competitors after her second-round win Tuesday.

Leylah Fernandez misplaced within the first spherical on Monday, whereas Rebecca Marino fell within the second spherical on Tuesday.

Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and accomplice Giuliana Olmos of Mexico had been scheduled to face Nadiia Kichenok and Kimberley Zimmermann in second-round play later Wednesday.


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