7 months Federer books Shapovalov showdown Manilatimes |Sports
MIAMI: Roger Federer will make Denis Shapovalov’s dream come true on Friday after the Swiss booked a Miami Open semifinal against the Canadian starlet with a ruthless 6-0 6-4 destruction of Kevin Anderson. Shapovalov, who beat fellow young gun Frances Tiafoe 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-2 to reach his third ATP Masters semi-final, grew up idolizing and studying the 20 time Slam-winning Swiss legend who once again rolled back the years with a sublime show at Hard Rock Stadium. This will be their first meeting and one the Canadian, who will break into the top 20 when the rankings are released ... more