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Wunderkind Shapovalov blasts into Rogers Cup semifinals

MONTREAL — Denis Shapovalov has to come up with some new goals.

The 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., had his sights set on a place in the top 100 in the ATP rankings this year, but a successful run at the Rogers Cup has guaranteed him a place in the mid-60s — and he’s not finished.

Shapovalov reached the semifinals of the $4.9-million event Friday night with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Adrian Mannarino of France. Shapovalov broke Mannarino to take a 5-4 lead in the deciding set and then served out the match.

In Saturday’s semifinal, Shapovalov will meet the winner of Friday’s late match between fourth-seeded German Alexander Zverev and Kevin Anderson of South Africa.

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