Denis Shapovalov

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Birthday
15, 1999
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1999 (age 19)
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel

About

Widely known for his career in the singles division of the ATP. He earned a then-career high ranking of #67 in the ATP world singles rankings in August 2017 after jumping to #2 in the junior rankings in August 2016. 

Before Fame

He began playing tennis at age 5 at his mother's club. He won his first junior title as a singles player in October 2013 at the ITF G5 tournament. 

Trivia

He won the 2016 Wimbledon junior singles title. He had previously won the 2015 US Open doubles tournament with partner Félix Auger-Aliassime.

Family Life

He has one older brother named Evgeniy. His mother and father are of Jewish and Russian descent, respectively. 

Associated With

He defeated then-world number two singles player Rafael Nadal at the 2017 Rogers Cup. He would go on to lose in the semifinals to Alexander Zverev Jr.