1/8 finals of ATP250 tournament in Lyon, France (clay). Here we have a young local player Ugo Humbert (currently ranked 61) matching against one of the best known next generation stars Canadian Denis Shapovalov (currently ranked 23). While Shapovalov hasn’t played in this ATP tournament yet his opponent Humbert won against Norrie in straight sets (6:1; 6:3) and looked well prepared for this competition. To have more insights on this Ugo Humbert vs Denis Shapovalov match check out the preview below.
Humbert is one of the rising French players who is only 20 years old. He started his career in 2014 and is improving a lot every single season. Ugo loves hard grounds mostly but he mentioned that he’s spent a lot of time improving his style on clay courts as well so we should see a lot of good tennis on clay this season as well. Knowing that the tournament takes place in Lyon, Ugo should feel very comfortable playing beside his home town audience. Expect him to be well prepared for this game and give Canadian a good fight this game.
Denis Shapovalov recently turned 20 as well and is one of the youngest players on ATP series. One of the youngest but currently ranked 23 and it shows what kind of promising young star he is. Denis prefers hard ground over clay as well but knowing his abilities to move around the court, slide, extremely good backhand he should never be underestimated on this ground as well. Even though he is very young Canadian have big wins on his resume including ones over Rafa, Raonic, Cilic, Tsitsipas, etc. Expect him to adapt to clay courts well and tomorrow is going to be the first step towards it.
Ugo Humbert vs Denis Shapovalov H2H
These two players have never met before.
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