Denis Shapovalov reaches the top 10 for the first time in his career


After a quarter-final appearance at the US Open earlier this month and then a semi-final last weekend at the Italian Open in Rome, Canada’s Denis Shapovalov has reached the top 10 in the standings ATP Tour for the first time in his short career. .

Shapovalov is currently ranked 10th in the world and becomes the second Canadian behind Milos Raonic to reach the top 10. As TSN’s Mark Masters notes, the 21-year-old becomes the youngest Canadian to achieve the feat on the men’s circuit. . .

Bianca Andreescu (No.4), Eugenie Bouchard (No.5) and Carling Bassett-Seguso (No.8) have all done it on the women’s side.

Shapovalov fell in a five-set marathon against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in the US Open quarterfinals before facing off against Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman in an equally dramatic three-set match in the semi-final of the ‘Italian Open Sunday.

Next up is the French Open which kicks off later this week from Roland Garros in Paris.

ATP Top 10 – September 21, 2020

  1. Novak Djokovic
  2. Raphael Nadal
  3. Dominique Thiem
  4. Roger Federer
  5. Daniil Medvedev
  6. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  7. Alexandre Zverev
  8. Matteo Berrettini
  9. Gaël Monfils
  10. Denis Shapovalov


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