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Canada’s Denis Shapovalov tops Jenson Brooksby to advance to Korea Open final

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The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Denis Shapovalov has moved on to the Korea Open final after a 7-5, 6-4 win over Jenson Brooksby in semifinal action on Saturday.

The Richmond Hill, Ont., native, who is the fourth seed in the event, fired six aces and broke on four of five opportunities in the match. He also won 72 per cent of first-serve points.

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Shapovalov, 23, entered the match coming off a straight-sets quarterfinal win over Radu Albot.

Brooksby, the eighth seed in the tournament, moved on by walkover. The American was set to face Cameron Norrie in the quarterfinals.

Shapovalov will next play the winner between Yoshihito Nishioka and Aleksandar Kovacevic on Sunday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 1, 2022.

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