Angry with an Australian Open fan, Denis Shapovalov orders him to “shut up” (WATCH)

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22 worldwide After a few more drinks, Denis Shapovalov complained to the chair umpire that one fan was “fooling around” too much and warned the person to “shut up.” Shapovalov overcame Taro Daniel on Wednesday to go to the third round of the Australian Open.

With the score 3-2 and three straight break points, Shapovalov expressed his annoyance to several spectators. “It is too much! It’s way too much! They shouldn’t be doing that, after all. They are acting foolish because they have consumed too much alcohol, you know?” Informed the chair umpire was Shapovalov.

Despite the chair umpire’s best efforts to calm down Shapovalov, the Canadian responded, “I understand, but that is extreme!” Shapovalov then turned to a fan and commanded them to “Shut up!”

Daniel was defeated by Shapovalov in three sets.

In the sixth game of the first set, Shapovalov vented his fury before saving three straight break points.

Shapovalov then won the first set with back-to-back breaks in the seventh and ninth games. In the first game of the second set, Daniel, who had lost the first set, made his first break of the match. Daniel had an advantage, but Shapovalov quickly overcame him by breaking in the second and fourth games to take the second set 3-1.

However, just as it looked like Daniel was losing, the Japanese broke back Shapovalov in the fifth game, forcing the second set into a tie-break. Daniel took a 3-2 lead in the tie-break until Shapovalov won five straight games to establish a two-set advantage.

Daniel broke Shapovalov in the third set’s fourth game, but he was beaten again in the fifth game. After breaking Daniel to take a 6-5 lead in the 11th game, Shapovalov served out the match in the next game. Shapovalov will face Hubert Hurkacz in his ensuing encounter after the latter defeated Lorenzo Sonego.