ROME–Canada’s Denis Shapovalov is Going into the next round of the Italian Open.
The No. 12 seed out of Richmond Hill, Ont., conquer world No. 37 Guido Pella of Argentina 6-2, 6-3 on Tuesday in the ATP Masters 1000 clay-court occasion.
Shapovalov won 85 percent of things once he obtained his first function at (22 of 26), nicely over Pella’s 62 per-cent clip (22 of 40).
Shapovalov will confront . 109 Pedro Martinez, a qualifier out of Spain, at the next round.
The 21-year old Shapovalov is coming from a run into the round 16 in the U.S. Open.
No. 13 seed Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., has been advised to face France’s Adrian Mannarino at a first-round match after Tuesday.
No. 16 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal dropped his first-round game to Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic on Monday.