Canada’s Shapovalov falls to Fritz, makes second-round exit at Mexican Open

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov was handed a 6-4, 6-4 second-round loss by American Taylor Fritz at the Mexican Open Wednesday.

After taking a 2-1 lead within the opening set, Shapovalov dropped the following three video games. Fritz stored the Richmond Hill, Ont., native at bay from then on, as Shapovalov solely received inside a sport earlier than dropping the set.

Within the second, Fritz jumped out to a 5-1 edge. A Shapovalov compelled error led to a deuce, from which Fritz took the benefit with a winner and proceeded to win his fifth sport with one other compelled error from the Canadian.

Shapovalov received the following three video games, nonetheless, with the third seeing Fritz go with no level however committing 4 consecutive compelled errors.


Fritz returned the favour the very subsequent sport, closing the match by holding Shapovalov with no level.

Shapovalov had 5 aces, received 78 per cent of first-serve factors and transformed 1-of-2 break level probabilities.

Fritz, the third seed within the match, had seven aces and received 97 per cent first-serve factors. He additionally went 3-for-5 on break-point alternatives.

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