Denis Shapovalov reached his second Masters 1000 semifinal in career beating Kyle Edmund in three sets at the Mutua Madrid Open. On Instagram Stories, the Canadian player wrote some meaningful words to who believed he could not be competitive in this part of the season.
'Checking all the hate messages saying that I can't play on clay like...' Speaking in press conference about his achievement, the 19-year-old added: 'Feels amazing still. Obviously the first time is the first.
To be honest, I'm happy again to be in the semifinals. I never knew when my next time being in a semis would be. I'm more than thrilled to be there. Hopefully I can go even further. But it's been an unbelievable week for me, especially on this surface.
So it's just a massive confidence booster. Yeah, hopefully I can take it forward.'
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