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Give It Up For Denis Shapolarolovov

Before first-round play at the Brisbane International Monday, an announcer chopped up Canadian wonderteen Denis Shapovalov’s name into tiny pieces and then spit them out as an incoherent mess.

Shapo, as he is known—perhaps to avoid embarrassing mispronunciations—lost to Kyle Edmund in three sets, but he was still able to be magnanimous about the announcer’s tongue spasm.

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