Canada’s Denis Shapovalov suffered a 7-6 (1), 6-4 loss by the hands of China’s Wu Yibing within the second spherical of the Dallas Open on Wednesday.
The No. 3 seed from Richmond Hill, Ont., had eight aces to Wu’s two, however dedicated eight double faults within the one hour, 33-minute match.
Shapovalov additionally fired 21 winners to his unseeded opponent’s 12, however had 25 unforced errors to Wu’s 10.
It was the Canadian’s first match since his third-round loss to Hubert Hurkacz on the Australian Open on Jan. 20.
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Shapovalov falls in upset loss to Wu at Dallas Open
In different males’s motion, fellow Canadian Gabriel Diallo fell 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5) to Ecuador’s Emilio Gomez in first-round play Wednesday.
Diallo hit 18 aces to only two double faults in comparison with Gomez’s eight with three doubles.