Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Feisty Canadian Denis Shapovalov was sent packing from the Australian Open in the first round after an epic row with the umpire.
Novak Djokovic edged past Canada's Denis Shapovalov to guide Serbia into the ATP Cup semi-finals against Russia.
Canadian young gun Denis Shapovalov edged Stefanos Tsitsipas in his country's clean sweep against Greece on the first day of the inaugural ATP Cup.
Denis Shapovalov and Vasek Pospisil led Canada to their maiden Davis Cup final with victory in a deciding doubles rubber against Russia.
Novak Djokovic said he "couldn't be happier" after easing to a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title by brushing aside Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov.
Rising Canadian star Denis Shapovalov lifted his first ATP title after a win over Filip Krajinovic in the Stockholm Open final.
Novak Djokovic made a fast start to the defence of his Shanghai Masters crown on Wednesday, easing past young Canadian Denis Shapovalov in straight sets.
Canadian young gun Denis Shapovalov says it's a dream come true to face Roger Federer.
Kevin Anderson will be confident heading into his US Open round of 16 encounter against Austria's Dominic Thiem.
SA tennis star Kevin Anderson now faces a tricky encounter against flamboyant Canadian stroke maker Denis Shapovalov at the US Open.
World No 13 Denis Shapovalov crashed out of the ATP Auckland Classic, beaten in straight sets by French qualifier Ugo Humbert.
Alexander Zverev's terrible run of form showed no signs of abating after the German surrendered meekly to Canada's Denis Shapovalov.
Rafael Nadal put the finishing touches to his extraordinary year by clinching a sixth Davis Cup title for Spain as he beat Denis Shapovalov in Madrid to seal victory over Canada.
Canadian rising star Denis Shapovalov says he "wants to be beating guys" like Novak Djokovic.
Gael Monfils missed the chance to secure the last place at the ATP Tour Finals as Denis Shapovalov dealt a defeat in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.
Highly-rated Denis Shapovalov reached his first ATP final when he swept past Japanese lucky loser Yuichi Sugita in the Stockholm semi-finals.
Top seeds Benoit Paire and Denis Shapovalov have reached the semi-finals of the weather-hit ATP Winston-Salem Open.
Wildcard Bianca Andreescu is thrilled to be among the young Canadian contingent "killing it" at the Indian Wells WTA and ATP Masters.
South Africa's Kevin Anderson outlasted Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov to reach the US Open round of 16.
Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov, widely touted as the next big star of tennis, is already thinking about a future French Open crown.
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