Quebec Félix Auger-Aliassime and Canadian Denis Shapovalov were both eliminated in the Madrid Championship on Tuesday.
The tough days for Auger-Aliassime continued to double. He and Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz fell 6-2 and 6-4 respectively against German duo Alexander Zverev and Tim Puetz.
In the second round, Shapovalov surrendered 6-4, 5-7, and 6-4 in three rounds, leading Kazakh Alexander Bublik.
The champion won the second matchup in 2 hours and 19 minutes. This is the second matchup he won against the 11th seed Antares in his career.
Shapovalov committed 14 double turnovers, twice as many as the 44th ATP player. He also admitted 14 break points and Bublik used his advantage three times. The Maple Leaf players attempted two serve from each other six times.
Throughout the game, the loser maintained a 51% saving rate in the starting game. In the second round, “Shapo” and Indian Rohan Bopanna met with Colombians Robert Farah (Robert Farah) and Juan Sebastian Cabal (Juan Sebastian Cabal) favorites.