Canadian Denis Shapovalov reaches a career-high ranking of world number 15

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Shapovalov became the world number 15 after he faced off against world number 2, Novak Djokovic, at his first-ever ATP Masters 1000 final in Paris.Photo AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu

Despite losing to Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters final on Sunday, Denis Shapovalov reached a new career-high ranking of 15 on the ATP rankings.

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Denis Shapovalov of Canada returns a ball

Denis Shapovalov of Canada returns a ball to Serbia’s Novak Djokovic during the final match of the Paris Masters tennis tournament in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

Denis Shapovalov made his way to his first-ever ATP Masters 1000 final this weekend at the Paris Masters. The 19-year-old beat Fablo Fognini, Alexander Zverev, and Gaël Monfils along the way. He was set to play Rafael Nadal in the semi-final, but the World No.1 retired before their match. Shapovalov came out short in the final against second seeded Novak Djokovic, losing 6-3, 6-4. Even though he lost, there was still good news for him, as his Paris Masters performance has resulted in his highest ever ATP ranking.

Meanwhile in Virginia, at the Charlottesville Men’s Pro Challenger, Vasek Pospisil and Brayden Schnur faced each other at the tournament’s first-ever all-Canadian final. Vasek Pospisil came out on top, winning the final 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-2.  This is the 29-year old’s second consecutive title after winning the Las Vegas Challenger in mid-October.

On the women’s side, after an outstanding season, Bianca Andresscu will finish the season ranked fifth in the WTA standings.