Denis Shapovalov became the talk of the town when upset Rafael Nadal at the Rogers Cup in front of his home crowd. People across the globe reacted to this spectacle with everyone complimenting the young Canadian and his win. Let’s take a look at some of the best Twitter Reactions as Rafael Nadal was sent packing in Montreal!
What a performance @denis_shapo!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻
— Vasek Pospisil (@VasekPospisil) August 11, 2017
— andrew wiggins (@22wiggins) August 11, 2017
— Hayley Wickenheiser (@wick_22) August 11, 2017
Nadal/Shapovalov is easily the best match of the 2017 #USOpenSeries. Great points, a vocal crowd. It had everything a tennis fan could want.
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 11, 2017
Holy Toledo what a night from shapstick I am speechless the way he stepped up
— Brad Gilbert (@bgtennisnation) August 11, 2017
wow. Electric battle as Canadian teen Denis Shapovalov stuns Rafa, w/ Gretzky cheering him in front row. Nadal denied #1 ranking.
— Chris Fowler (@cbfowler) August 11, 2017
— ATP Media Info (@ATPMediaInfo) August 11, 2017
Remember when a teen age Rafa beat Federer in Miami.
— Patrick McEnroe (@PatrickMcEnroe) August 11, 2017
Shapovalov. This kid is a little player in the league. Impressive to watch 🇨🇦 🇨🇦 🇨🇦
— Mike Hoffman (@MHoffy68) August 11, 2017
As Wayne Gretzky said, Shapovalov “has ice in his veins”.
— Caroline Cameron (@SNCaroline) August 11, 2017
Been a lot of places, seen a lot of things. This will be a night, a match, a story, a scene, a spectacle that will be hard to forget.
— Arash Madani (@ArashMadani) August 11, 2017
— Hazel Mae (@thehazelmae) August 11, 2017
— Next Gen ATP Finals (@nextgenfinals) August 11, 2017
— Jamie McGinn (@JamieMcGinn88) August 11, 2017
Honestly one of the coolest Canadian sports moments I can remember.
— Ben Ennis (@SportsnetBen) August 11, 2017
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