Denis Shapovalov

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Full Name Denis Shapovalov
Age 20 Years Old
Nick Name Shapovalov
Gender Male
Famous As Tennis Player
Birth Date March 15, 1999
Birth Place Tel Aviv,
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A Canadian professional tennis player who is currently ranked in the top 30 of the ATP rankings and was the youngest to crack the top 30 since 2005 is named for Denis Shapovalov. He is currently the fifth-youngest player ranked within the ATP top 100, behind compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime, Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic, Australian Alexei Popyrin, and Frenchman Corentin Moutet. He rose to fame by reaching a Masters semifinal at the 2017 Canadian Open as an 18-year-old. Although not known for being a doubles player, in May 2019 he partnered with Fernando Verdasco to reach the last 16 at the 2019 Italian Open. He then partnered with Rohan Bopanna to reach the finals at the 2019 MercedesCup in June 2019, bringing him to a career-high doubles ranking of 130 and moving him past Adil Shamasdin as the No. 1 ranked Canadian doubles player. Overall, he is a very talented tennis player. 

Denis Shapovalov: I am not trying to copy Rafael Nadal

Denis Shapovalov trained on Sunday in Montreal wearing a sleeveless t-shirt. The Canadian player was asked if he was trying to imitate Rafael Nadal. "Trying to pick up on it," said Shapovalov. "Yeah, I don't know, you definitely just saw my left arm because my right arm is not even close to it. He's the same, yeah. No, honestly, man, I'm just trying to get a tan. I've been training with my shirt off, trying to get a tan. It's not working out, guys. I don't know what to do. Yeah, I mean, who knows. Maybe if in the future if Nike creates kind of a sleeveless line, that would be pretty cool. I'm not against that. I think I do try to put on a little bit of gun show here and there." On how he will feel going into Cincinnati, Shapovalov concluded: "It's just a different week. Obviously, you go from playing in Canada to playing away from the crowd, away from the sport a little bit. 

Early Life of Denis Shapovalov

On 15th April 1999, Denis was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. As of 2019, he celebrated his 20th birthday. His nationality is Canadian and his ethnicity is White. He is the son of Tessa and Viktor Shapovalov. His mother was on the Russian national tennis team and moved from Russia to Tel Aviv with Denis' father when the Soviet Union was collapsing. His mother is Jewish, and his father is a Russian Eastern Orthodox Christian. He has one sibling, his older brother Evgeniy, who was also born in Israel. He began playing tennis at age 5 and quickly became obsessed with the game. He attended Stephen Lewis Secondary School in Vaughan and he is nicknamed as Shapo. 

Body Measurements of Denis

Denis Shapovalov is a very handsome tennis player with a very charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of 1.85 m with the balanced body weight of 76 Kg. His other body measurements will be added soon. 

Career of Denis Shapovalov

  • His family hired Adriano Fuorivia, a former manager of tennis development for Tennis Canada, to be his personal coach and travel with Shapovalov while his parents stayed home to run the academy.
  • The relationship between Shapovalov and Adriano lasted four years and included numerous junior and ITF futures titles, including the 2015 US Open Junior Doubles title and the 2016 Wimbledon Junior Singles title.
  • He won his first junior singles title at the ITF G5 in Burlington, Ontario on October 2013. 
  • He captured his second singles title in April 2014 at the ITF G5 in Burlington.
  • He won the singles and doubles titles at the ITF G4 in San Jose on July 2014. 
  • He qualified in singles and made it to the third round for his second straight Grand Slam in September 2015. 
  • He won the title with partner Felix Auger-Aliassime in doubles.
  •  At the French Open in May 2016, he advanced to the semifinals in singles and to the second round in doubles.
  • At the beginning of July 2016, he captured his first G1 singles title after winning in Roehampton.
  • He then became the third Canadian to win a junior Grand Slam singles title with a three-set victory over Alex De Minaur at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships.
  • As a junior, he compiled a singles win/loss record of 86-32.
  • He won his first professional doubles title at the ITF Futures in Pensacola in November 2015. 
  • He reached the semifinals of the Challenger Banque Nationale de Drummondville, beating his first top 100 players in Austin Krajicek before losing to Daniel Evans in three sets in March 2016. 
  • He won his second and third singles titles after defeating world No. 286 Tennys Sandgren at the ITF 25K in Memphis and winning the ITF 10K in Orange Park over Miomir Kecmanovic two weeks later on April 2016. 
  • He also won the doubles title in Orange Park.
  • He was awarded a wildcard for the tournament in Washington, his first ATP main draw appearance in July 2016. 
  • He was selected to play for the Canada Davis Cup team in the World Group 1st round tie against Great Britain and lost his opener to Dan Evans in February 2017. 
  • He won his first ATP Challenger title with a victory over Ruben Bemelmans at the 75K in Drummondville.
  •  He experienced a significant breakthrough in August at the Rogers Cup when he defeated world No. 31 Juan Martin del Potro in the second round and world No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the next round, which was his first-ever match against a top 10 player.
  • He also became the youngest player ever to reach an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semifinal.
  • He began his 2018 season at the Brisbane International, where he lost in the first round in both singles, to Kyle Edmund, and doubles, to eventual winners Henri Kontinen and John Peers.
  • He then made his debut at the Delray Beach Open where he reached the semifinal and defeated Ivo Karlovic, Jared Donaldson, and Taylor Fritz in the first three rounds, before falling to eventual champion Frances Tiafoe.
  • He began his 2019 season at the Auckland Open. 
  • At the Australian Open, he defeated Pablo Andujar and Taro Daniel before being stopped in four sets by six-time and eventual champion Novak Djokovic in their first singles match.
  • Although he and fellow Canadian Felix Auger-Alissime were semifinalists and had a chance to face off in the finals, both were defeated by veteran champions; Auger-Aliassime by defending champion John Isner, and Shapovalov by eventual champion Roger Federer in their first singles match.

Marital Status, Dating, Wife, Girlfriend

Denis is not married yet but he is neither single. He is having in a relationship with Penny Oleksiak. 

As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. The couple is enjoying their life a lot. They are planning to get married soon. Oleksiak belongs to a family of athletes, her father had played football and basketball and her mother a professional swimmer. Her brother, Jamie Oleksiak is an NHL player, her sister Hayley, a rower while her other brother Jake Oleksiak played hockey in college.

Net Worth of Denis Shapovalov

Denis Shapovalov is a 19-year-old Canadian-Israeli professional tennis player, represents Canada. With his playing style as left-handed (one-handed backhand), he has the junior ranking of no. 2 in the world. He has an estimated net worth of $1.95 million dollars including his salaries and endorsements. As prize money, Denis won the US $2,334,266 dollars from his competitions. He turned pro in February 2018 and has currently highest-ranking 28 in the world. In the US Open 2017, he won prize money of $253,625 dollars and $71,853 dollars as prize money in Wimbledon 2018 in the 2nd round. While in the French Open 2018, he won $89,645.90 dollars and $155,000 dollars in the Australian Open 2019 as the prize money. Talking about endorsements and sponsorship's, Denis is considered as the next Federer in this field. According to Forbes, Denis earns $60 million a year as sponsorship cheques. He became the brand ambassador of a Nike and became the face of Wilson and Yonex after that. Biosteel, a sports nutrition brand, sponsored Denis as their brand ambassador. In 2019 the CEO of TAG Heuer (watch brand), signed a deal with Denis. According to media and fans, Denis is considered as the next big thing.

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