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Alert: Andy Murray ousted by Denis Shapovalov at Wimbledon

Denis Shapovalov ended the resurgent run of two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in the third round on Day 5.

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  • What happened: Denis Shapovalov ended Andy Murray’s run at Wimbledon in the third round by handing the 34-year-old Scot a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 defeat.
  • Key stat: Shapovalov won 50 percent of his first-serve return points and broke Murray’s serve six times on 11 opportunities. Murray was only able to hold six times in his 12 service games.
  • Key stat #2: Shapovalov has won all five matches he has played against players at their home Slams – one at every Slam except for the US Open, where has defeated two Americans.
  • Murray turned back the clock: Despite the loss the two-time Wimbledon champion can feel good about the fact that he reached the third round at a major for the first time since 2017.
  • Next opponent: The Canadian will face 2019 semi-finalist Roberto Bautista Agut in the round of 16.
  • To follow the matches live, see the men’s and women’s draws, we recommend that you visit the official tournament website.
  • Follow all our Wimbledon news here.
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