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Canada's Shapovalov falls to Griekspoor at Geneva Open

Denis Shapovalov Denis Shapovalov - The Canadian Press

GENEVA — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is out of the Geneva Open after falling 6-7 (7) 7-6 (4) 6-3 to Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands.

Shapovalov, of Richmond Hill, Ont., fired 10 aces, committed four double faults, and landed 64 percent of his first serves in a match that finished Thursday after being suspended Wednesday night due to rain.

Griekspoor had five aces, six double faults, and landed 57 per cent of his first serves.

The sixth-seeded Griekspoor will face No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic in a quarterfinal match later Thursday.

Shapovalov will play in the French Open next week.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 23, 2024,