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Shapovalov stuns Nadal in Italian Open Round 3

Updated on: 14 May,2022 07:54 AM IST  |  Rome
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Defeat in Rome for ‘King of Clay’ Nadal casts doubt over his prospects at the upcoming French Open, where he has been crowned champion 13 times, but faces a threat from teenage phenomenon Carlos Alcaraz

Shapovalov stuns Nadal in Italian Open Round 3

Denis Shapovalov and Rafael Nadal


Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open in the third round on Thursday after falling to a shock 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 defeat at the hands of Denis Shapovalov. 

Defeat in Rome for ‘King of Clay’ Nadal casts doubt over his prospects at the upcoming French Open, where he has been crowned champion 13 times, but faces a threat from teenage phenomenon Carlos Alcaraz. 




Meanwhile, Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the semi-finals on Friday after beating local hero Jannick Sinner 7-6 (7/5) 6-2.


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