Denis Shapovalov is a professional tennis player and former World Number 10, a ranking he reached in September 2020. He has one ATP career singles title and he has made it to two Grand Slam quarterfinals, most recently in 2022 at the Australian Open.
As a doubles player, he has a career-high ranking of No.44, reached in February 2020.
Denis Viktorovich Shapovalov was born on April 15, 1999, in Tel Aviv, Israel. He currently resides in Nassau in the Bahamas and he plays under the Canadian flag.
He stands 185 cm tall and his weight was last listed by the ATP at 75 kg. His mother Tessa played tennis professionally for Ukraine. She introduced him to the sport. Before his first birthday, the family moved from Israel to Canada.
Shapovalov turned pro in 2017 and he has been coached by Tessa Shapovalova and Peter Polansky. Since becoming a professional, he has earned around US$11 million in prize money.
He began his professional career in the ITF Circuit, playing in the Futures. He did not make his Grand Slam main draw debut until Wimbledon 2017. A couple of months later, he showed up and made it to the fourth round of the US Open.
He received a number of accolades in 2017, including being named the ATP Star of Tomorrow and the ATP Most Improved Player. That year, he was also named Tennis Canada Male Player of the Year and he was given the Lionel Conacher Award.
In 2020, he reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the US Open. The following year, he was in the semifinals of Wimbledon. In 2022, Shapovalov finished in the quarters of the Australian Open.
In 2023, he missed out on playing in the US Open. He did make it to the fourth round of Wimbledon that year.
Career Titles: 1
- Highest Singles Ranking: 10 (September 21, 2020)
- Current Singles Ranking: 37 (October 2, 2023)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - QF (2022)
- French Open - 3R (2023)
- Wimbledon - SF (2021)
- US Open - QF (2020)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 44 (February 24, 2020)
- Current Doubles Ranking: 203 (October 2, 2023)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - 2R (2021)
- French Open - 1R (2020)
- US Open - QF (2020)
Where was Denis Shapovalov born?
He was born in Tel Aviv, Israel on April 1, 1999.
What is Denis Shapovalov’s nationality?
Shapovalov represents Canada in sports internationally and he has played in the Davis Cup, representing the country.
How tall is Denis Shapovalov?
He is 185 cm tall. He is also left-handed and has a one-handed backhand.