Denis Shapovalov and Frances Tiafoe will face each other tonight at the Toronto Masters 2021 Round of 32. Shapovalov is the favorite due to his good run after Wimbledon. Here, check out everything there’s to know about this tennis match such as information, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Shapovalov, 22, is having a great season. The Canadian, who went pro in 2017, had a good run during the grass season, reaching his first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon, where he lost to Novak Djokovic. Before, he took down other great players like Andy Murray, Roberto Bautista Agut and Karen Khachanov.
His return to his home ATP Masters 1000 is highly expected. He will face American Frances Tiafoe, No. 52 in the Rankings, who just recently lost in his first round match in Washington DC to his compatriot Jenson Brooksby.
Frances Tiafoe vs Denis Shapovalov: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
Time: 7:00 PM (estimated)
Location: Stadium Court, Aviva Centre, Toronto.
Frances Tiafoe vs Denis Shapovalov: Time by state in the US
ET: 7:00 PM
CT: 6:00 PM
MT: 5:00 PM
PT: 4:00 PM
Frances Tiafoe vs Denis Shapovalov: Head-to-head and storylines
Tiafoe won their first encounter in 2018, but since then Shapovalov have won all their matches to lead the head-to-head, 4-1. Their most recent encounter took place earlier this year at Queen’s, in London, with the Canadian claiming the win by a 6-3, 6-4 result.
In 2019, they met twice on hard courts, with Shapovalov winning both matches at the Miami Masters (6-7(5), 6-4, 6-2) and at the Masters of Shanghai (6-4, 6-2). The winner will face either 11th seed Gael Monfils or John Millman.
How to watch or live stream Frances Tiafoe vs Denis Shapovalov in the US
The match between Frances Tiafoe and Denis Shapovalov to be played on Wednesday, August 11 at the Stadium Court in the Aviva Centre for Round of 32 at the Toronto Masters in Canada will be broadcasted in the US by ESPN, ATP TV and Tennis Channel.
Frances Tiafoe vs Denis Shapovalov: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US had already made their predictions for this game. According to FanDuel, Canadian Denis Shapovalov is the favorite with odds of -255, while Frances Tiafoe has odds of +205.
*Odds by FanDuel