Sport Zverev, Shapovalov into Rogers Cup semi-finals

08:10  12 august  2017
08:10  12 august  2017 Source:   Omnisport

Zverev sets up Federer final after topping teenager Shapovalov

  Zverev sets up Federer final after topping teenager Shapovalov Alexander Zverev advanced to the ATP Rogers Cup final after prevailing 6-4 7-5 against 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov in Montreal.Denis Shapovalov's fairytale run was ended by in-form star Alexander Zverev, who battled through to the final of the ATP Rogers Cup.

In Saturday’s semifinal , Shapovalov will meet the winner of Friday’s late match between fourth-seeded German Alexander Zverev and Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Related. Roger Federer cruises into the Rogers Cup semifinals .

Shapovalov will next meet the winner of a match between fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany and Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Latest Montreal News. Shapovalov defeats Mannarino to advance to Rogers Cup semi - final .

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Denis Shapolavov and Alexander Zverev will join Roger Federer and Robin Haase in the ATP Rogers Cup semi-finals, securing victories in Montreal on Friday.

After shock wins over Rafael Nadal and Juan-Martin del Potro, Shapovalov's dream run continues, coming from a set down to defeat Adrian Mannarino 2-6 6-3 6-4.

He sets up an all-ATP Next Gen semi against Zverev who, despite some early trouble, was assured in a 7-5 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson.

Following his 6-4 6-4 win over Roberto Bautista Agut in under 70 minutes, Federer will face Haase, who eventually dispatched Diego Schwartzmann 4-6 6-3 6-3.

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  Rogers Cup sets new world record in attendance as 216,097 spectators turned up The previous record was also in Montreal with 213,760 spectators.A host of stars such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic took part in the event. Alexander Zverev triumphed in a straight-set upset win over Federer in the final on Sunday (13 August).

MONTREAL — Canada's Denis Shapovalov advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over France's Adrian Mannarino on Shapovalov will next meet the winner of a match later Friday between fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany and Kevin Anderson of South Africa.

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Shapovalov's stunning form was the biggest story of the day, especially fighting back from a set down against the French world number 42.

Hitting 19 unforced errors to 12 winners, the 18-year-old found momentum after a short rain delay, immediately securing the break in the sixth game of the second set.

The Canadian wildcard was fearless in the deciding set, scoring the crucial break in the ninth game.

Shapovalov is now the youngest ever ATP 1000 semi-finalist and currently at world number 143, the lowest-ranked since 2003, when Andrei Pavel made his way to the final in Paris.

Zverev was shaky at times on serve in the late match, serving nine aces and seven double faults, but overcame an early break from Anderson to win in straight sets.

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  Roger Federer vs Alexander Zverev, Rogers Cup 2017 final: How to watch live on TV, online and mobile Federer will meet Zverev in a final for the second time since June.The Swiss ace will be looking to make it an impressive sixth title of the calendar year as he defeated the likes of Peter Polansky, David Ferrer, Roberto Bautista Agut and Robin Haase to reach this stage.

IOC meeting to discuss North Korea threat. Wunderkind Shapovalov blasts into Rogers Cup In Saturday's semifinal , Shapovalov will meet the winner of Friday's late match between fourth-seeded German Alexander Zverev and Then to do it on this stage again for your first semis , it's not easy."

Shapovalov , who needed a wild card to gain entry into the tournament, continued his Zverev , 20, is the youngest player ranked in the top 20 in the world and Shapovalov is the youngest since 1990 to reach a Masters 1000 quarter- final . WATCH | Rogers Cup : Roger Federer beats Roberto Bautista

The 20-year-old German was measured in the big points, on the way to an eighth consecutive victory.

Federer still looks the man to beat, however, following a dominant display against Bautista Agut.

Holding to love to clinch the opening set, after breaking in the ninth game, the 19-time Grand Slam winner did not look back, winning 81 per cent of total points on his first serve.

On track for a third Rogers Cup triumph, the Swiss legend will meet Haase, who even spurned break points in the opening set to book his first ATP 1000 semi-final berth.

Federer reports only 'aches and pains' amid Montreal injury concerns .
After losing the Rogers Cup final to Alexander Zverev, Roger Federer said: "I had a bit of muscle pain, aches and pains here and there."Roger Federer's movement appeared somewhat restricted towards the end of his Rogers Cup final defeat to Alexander Zverev, but the 19-time grand slam champion reported nothing more than "aches and pains here and there" after the match.

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