Denis Shapovalov (14th) became another of the many tennis players who closed the door to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Canadian joined Federico Delbonis (48th), Rafael Nadal (3rd), Dominic Thiem (5th) and Casper Ruud (15th), among others.
“It was definitely a difficult choice. Obviously, I have always dreamed of representing Canada, representing my country in the Olympics. It’s something that I think every athlete dreams of growing up, and especially me. I’ve always wanted to go “ The Canadian expressed to the Open Court medium.
After confirming his absence in Japan, Shapovalov will take advantage of that space in the calendar to play the tournaments in Bastad, Sweden and Gstaad, Switzerland.