Buddies on and off the court, Canadian youngsters Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime has Canada hotly anticipating the future of mens’ tennis.
Shapo, as he is affectionately called, has already established himself a top competitor having risen to world number 23 this year. His breakout in 2017 featured a huge win over then world no. 2 Rafael Nadal at the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
Meanwhile his best bud on the tour Felix holds the record for youngest to crack the ATP top 800 at 14-years-old and is the youngest since Rafael Nadal to crack the top 200. You might recall Felix first capturing the attention of the tennis world at 14 after winning this epic 43-shot rally at the 2015 Granby Challenger:
See them have a hit and play some points in Toronto in our featured video — best to enjoy the sight of them sharing a practice court because practicing together may become rare in the future … after all, they’re buddies today but likely rivals tomorrow!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDSeMHz1QfM