Denis Shapovalov fires warning to the rest of the US Open draw

Denis Shapovalov of Canada waves after Kyle Edmund retired hurt from their US Open fixture

Denis Shapovalov of Canada waves after Kyle Edmund retired hurt from their US Open fixture

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov got a little taste of late-night life at the U.S. Open along the way to knocking off No. 8 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Fans uncomfortable with this sort of unruliness need only to turn to the top of the draw for ease of mind.

The Spaniard earned a spot in the U.S. Open's fourth round for the first time by easily eliminating Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.

"I can not play the way I want because I'm too stressed, too under pressure, too tight", Pouille said.

"I think my baseline game was not good enough, so I had to choose Plan B, which was serve and volleying to try to be successful on the court".

Shapovalov is nearly exactly 14 years younger than Tsonga, a Frenchman who was the runner-up at the 2008 Australian Open.

"He won the first set".

The 18-year-old's next faces Spanish 12th seed Pablo Carreno Busta.

On Sunday, Querrey will face 27th-ranked Mischa Zverev, who knocked out 10th-seeded John Isner.

The other fourth-round clash in the bottom half of the draw will be between Paolo Lorenzi and Kevin Anderson after their respective wins over Thomas Fabbiano and Coric. We're accustomed to seeing the same players compete again and again in Grand Slam finals, but with so many players skipping the year's final major due to injury (Djokovic, Wawrinka, Murray, Raonic, Nishikori) and other contenders bounced in the first week (namely Cilic and Zverev), we're actually guaranteed to see a first-time Slam finalist.

Schwartzman's 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 upset is just his second win over a Top 10 player and moves him into the second week of a major for the first time.

Thirty is the new 20 in tennis, and in a season where Federer has been wonderful fans with his age-defying performances, Italy's Lorenzi is another player who is recording some of his best results at the age of 35. "Words can't describe it". Every time in the third set, as well.

After the match, Venus was only willing to accept questions about her performance, one of which related to her ability to concentrate during the match given the occasion within the family.

"I think many players are doing well this week, and they are taking the opportunities because many players are injured this week". "I've been spoiled my whole career of having my family around me". I didn't make many mistakes.

Another American, Sloane Stephens, continued her impressive comeback from injury with a straight-sets win over Ashleigh Barty, ending Australian involvement in the women's singles draw. Anderson reached the final at Washington and quarter-final at Montreal to get his ranking back in the 30s.

Edmund broke through at this very tournament past year, too, reaching the fourth round-still his best Major result. The only remaining Briton in the singles draws in NY, 22-year-old Kyle Edmund, took on one of the breakthrough players of the last few months, 18-year-old Denis Shapovalov of Canada.

The early end to the night session meant that for the first time in this year's tournament, play was wrapped up by midnight.

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