GSTAAD, Switzerland — Canada’s Denis Shapovalov was beaten in an upset loss at the Swiss Open Thursday.
Vit Kopriva of the Czech Republic topped the No. 10-ranked Shapovalov by 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round in Gstaad.
It was the first career meeting between the 22-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., and Kopriva, No. 249 in the ATP rankings.
It’s a disappointing result for the Canadian, who fell to Novak Djokovic in the semifinals at Wimbledon earlier this month.
Shapovalov said the loss in England made him hungrier to win a trophy and pinpointed where he could improve his game.
Kopriva will play No. 96 Mikael Ymer of Sweden in the quarterfinals on Friday.