Bianca Andreescu and Denis Shapovalov won their match in Indian Wells

Bianca Andreescu et Denis Shapovalov gagnent leur match à Indian Wells

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The Canadian Denis Shapovalov has needed an hour and 21 minutes to defeat his opponent and move to the next round.

The Canadian Bianca Andreescu has not been idle in the third round of the us Open to Indian Wells, Sunday.

Andreescu needed only 56 minutes to defeat Switzerland Stefanie Voegele in two sets of 6-1, 6-2, and has succeeded in passing five aces.

The Canadian 18-year-old will face China’s Qiang Wang in the next round. Wang, 18th-seeded of the tournament, struggled for nearly three hours before having the best 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4), 6-3 on the Belgian Elise Mertens.

Andreescu, who makes his debut at Indian Wells, has made a very good start to the season at the circuit of the WTA tour. This latest victory has pushed his record to 24-3.

A native of Mississauga, Andreescu ranked 60th in the world rankings last Monday, after having reached the semi-finals of the Open championship of Mexico.

Last month, Andreescu has also secured a first title of the WTA tour in her career, winning the tournament in Newport Beach. She is currently in 12th place of the standings in terms of points.

The youngest player in canadian was ranked as the 152nd level at the beginning of the season.

In addition, the Canadian Denis Shapovalov has defeated American Steve Johnson in two sets of 6-3, 6-4 to enter the third round of the tournament.

Shapovalov, 24th head of the series, has managed eight aces and he had needed just one hour 21 minutes to proceed to the next round. He will now face the Croatian Marin Cilic (no. 10).

The young player of 19 years, who has served eight aces to Johnson, will his compatriots Milos Raonic and Félix Auger-Aliassime in the third round.

Raonic will face American qualified Marcos Giron, while Auger-Aliassime will be measured by the Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka.

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