Shapovalov upsets Fritz, will face Evans in Vienna last eight

Denis Shapovalov defeated Taylor Fritz 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 on Wednesday evening. He’ll play Daniel Evans in the next round

Denis Shapovalov Denis Shapovalov in Vienna (Imago/Panoramic)

Canadian Denis Shapovalov won against American Taylor Fritz, the No 4 seed, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Vienna Open at the Wiener Stadthalle on Wednesday.

Shapovalov, ranked No 19, will face Daniel Evans next.

Ahead of his victory, the Canadian beat Austrian wildcard Jurij Rodionov (6-4, 6-4).

Fritz, ranked No 10, defeated Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka (6-7 (4), 7-6 (7), 6-3) in the previous round of the Vienna.

Vienna ATP 500, other second-round results:

  • Borna Coric vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Francisco Cerundolo vs. Jannik Sinner
  • Daniil Medvedev vs. Dominic Thiem
  • Hubert Hurkacz vs. Emil Ruusuvuori
  • Andrey Rublev vs. Grigor Dimitrov
  • Marcos Giron vs. Cameron Norrie
  • Daniel Evans beat Karen Khachanov: 6-2, 6-2

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