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He received a thunderous ovation from the thousands on hand as he left Arthur Ashe Stadium — thousands of fans who knew they were watching a true up-and-coming superstar.  Denis Shapovalov lost in straight sets Sunday and was ousted from the US Open, but it took 3 tiebreakers to decide the winner and the many thrilling volleys confirmed this is a young man — he’s only 18 — with a bright future.  Sportsnet has the story.

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