Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov failed to overcome the barrier of the 1/4 finals of the Montpellier tournament, losing in two sets to Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert – 5/7, 6/7 (4).
For 1 hour and 44 minutes of a duel, the 25th number of the ATP rating, 19-year-old Shapovalov, took the opponent’s pitch once, made four aces and five double faults. 27-year-old Pierre-Hugues, occupying the 44th position in the world classification, implemented two break-points, made four aces and as many double mistakes.
Before each other players have not met. In the semifinal of the Open Sud de France competition, Herbert will play with Tomas Berdych.