Last Updated on January 7, 2019
Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov could not overcome the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Auckland, losing in three sets to Portuguese Joao Sousa, – 6/4, 4/6, 4/6. The fight lasted 2 hours and 20 minutes. The 27th number of the ATP rating, 19-year-old Shapovalov, took an opponent four times, made 11 aces and eight double mistakes. 29-year-old Joao, who occupies the 44th place in the world classification, made five breaks and three aces, having made a mistake three times in the pitch. Before each other players have not met.