Monte Carlo birthday for Shapovalov

Roger Federer gets his annual birthday cake in Canada. Rafael Nadal gets his at the French Open.

But if you can’t have a Slam birthday, Monte Carlo is a pretty good second choice.

Sponsored

As long as Canadian Denis Shapovalov plays the event – this year is his debut; he meets qualifier Stefanos Tsitsipas on Monday – he should be good for dessert.

Shapovalov turned 19 on Saturday. There to witness the fireworks was mascot Stormy.

Countryman Félix Auger-Aliassime gave him a lovely shutout on Instagram (note the tennis.life pic to commemorate the occasion).

Recommended Stories

Crystal Cruises CEO Rodriguez loves Venus Williams

IMG Academy: Still groundbreaking after all these years

Contest winners enjoy the NY experience

John Isner is a daddy

NY Times: Two-week suspension for Lahyani

Oopsie – draw complications in Tokyo

Li Na leads Hall of Fame fan voting

Tsitsipas says Russian discipline key to success

Albuquerque event dead after 20 years

Venus beats Serena at The Greenbrier

Comments