Denis Shapovalov

Denis Shapovalov

Denis Shapovalov
Quick Facts About Denis Shapovalov
Celebrated Name Denis Shapovalov
Age 25 years old
Nick Name Denis Shapovalov
Birth Name Denis Shapovalov
Birth Date 1999-04-15
Gender Male
Profession Canadian tennis player
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Father Viktor Shapovalov
Mother Tessa Shapovalova
Ethnicity mix of Russian-Israeli
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
Brother Evgeniy
Education Stephen Lewis Secondary School
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Penny Oleksiak
Net Worth $4 million
Height 6ft 1inches
Weight 86 kg
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color black

Who is Denis Shapovalov?

Denis Shapovalov is an Israeli-born Canadian tennis player with a playing style as left-handed (one-handed backhand). Shapovalov is currently at the junior ranking of no. 2 in the world and was the youngest to crack the top 30 since 2005. His career-high ATP singles ranking is No. 14 in the world. He is currently the fifth-youngest player ranked within the ATP top 100, behind compatriot  Félix Auger-Aliassime, Serbian Miomir Kecmanović, Australian Alexei Popyrin, and Frenchman Corentin Moutet.

What is Denis Shapovalov famous for?

Denis Shapovalov tennis player who is famous for being the fifth-youngest player ranked within the ATP top 100, behind compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime, Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic, Australian Alexei Popyrin, and Frenchman Corentin Moutet. He is widely known for reaching a Masters semifinal at the 2017 Canadian Open as an 18-year-old. 

Where is Denis Shapovalov from?

Shapovalov was born on April 15, 1999, in Tel Aviv, Israel to parents Tessa and Viktor Shapovalov. His father is Russian Orthodox and his mother is Jewish. So his ethnicity is a mix of Russian-Israeli. His nationality is Canadian. His religion is Christianity and his zodiac is Aries. Shapovalov has one older brother, Evgeniy. His mother was on the Russian national tennis team and moved from Russia to Tel Aviv with Denis' father when the Soviet Union was collapsing.

The family then moved to Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. His mother started to coach there. Denis began playing tennis at age 5 and was coached by her and Adriano Fuorivia. Later his mother left the job and opened her tennis club in Vaughan named TessaTennis where she trained Denis and other juniors. She is still coaching him along with Canada's Davis Cup captain Martin Laurendeau. Shapovalov attended Stephen Lewis Secondary School in Vaughan. He now lives in Nassau, Bahamas, but plays for Canada.

How is Denis Shapovalov's career?

Denis embarked on his tennis career training under Adriano Fuorivia, a former manager of tennis development for Tennis Canada. He won his first junior singles title at the ITF G5 in Burlington, Ontario in October 2013 and his second singles title in April 2014 at the ITF G5 in Burlington. He won many other numerous junior and ITF futures titles, including, ITF G4 in San Jose in July 2014, the 2015 US Open Junior Doubles title and the 2016 Wimbledon Junior Singles title. Shapovalov became the third Canadian to win a junior Grand Slam singles title with a three-set victory over Alex De Minaur at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. He won his first professional doubles title at the ITF Futures in Pensacola in November 2015. He won his second and third singles titles after defeating world No. 286 Tennys Sandgren at the ITF 25K in Memphis and winning the ITF 10K in Orange Park over Miomir Kecmanovic two weeks later in April 2016. He also won the doubles title in Orange Park.

He was awarded a wildcard to make his first ATP main draw appearance in July 2016, the tournament in Washington which he lost. In February 2017, He was selected to play for the Canada Davis Cup team in the World Group 1st round tie against Great Britain but lost his opener to Dan Evans. He won his first ATP Challenger title at the 75K in Drummondville. He made his breakthrough in August at the Rogers Cup when he defeated world No. 31, Juan Martin del Potro, in the second round and world No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the next round, which was his first-ever match against a top 10 player. He also became the youngest player ever to reach an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semifinal in 2017. He began his 2018 season at the Brisbane International. He played his debut at the Delray Beach Open where he reached the semifinal. He began his 2019 season at the Auckland Open. He then appeared at the Australian Open, he defeated Pablo Andujar and Taro Daniel in his first singles match but cannot hold the trophy. In the 2019 Davis Cup Finals, Shapovalov and Vasek Pospisil teamed up, made to finals, defeating Russia, Australia, USA, and Italy. Denis finished the 2019 season at a career-high ranking of number 15.

Who is Denis Shapovalov's girlfriend?

Denis is not married yet. However, he is in a romantic term with a Canadian professional swimmer, Penny Oleksiak. There is not much information on how they first met and how long they have been holding hands together. Denis's girlfriend belongs to a family of athletes. Her father was a footballer and basketballer and her mother a professional swimmer. Similarly, her brother, Jamie Oleksiak is an NHL player, her sister Hayley, a rower and her other brother Jake Oleksiak is a hockey player in college. As of now, the couple is living a happy life without any sign of separation.

What is Denis Shapovalov's net worth?

The national Canadian tennis player, Denis has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2019. His major source of income is his professional tennis career playing in various national and international Tennis events and tournaments. As now he has accumulated prize money worth US$4,535,961. Denis is named at the highest-ranking player's list in the world at present. In addition to his career, he earns millions a year from sponsorship cheques. He is also the brand ambassador of a Nike, Biosteel, a sports nutrition brand and has become the face of Wilson and Yonex as well. Similarly, in 2019 the CEO of TAG Heuer (watch brand) also signed a deal with Denis. Further information regarding his cars and houses is currently under review.

How tall is Denis Shapovalov?

The 12-year-old Canadian professional tennis player, Denis Shapovalov stands a tall height of 6ft 1in. He has a very athletic and agile body that amasses a balanced weight of 86 Kg. Similarly, the multi-time ITF and grand slam junior winner has Blonde hair color and black eyes color. He has a straight sexual orientation. Further information on his body statistics, dress and shoe size are currently under review.