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Shapovalov beats Johnson in straight sets at Japan Open

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TOKYO (AP) — Denis Shapovalov put up a near-perfect serving performance to beat Steve Johnson 6-3, 7-6 (3) at the Japan Open. The seventh-seeded Canadian conceded only one point on his first serve and had 11 aces. Shapovalov will next take on Japanese qualifier Rio Noguchi for a place in the quarterfinals. Shapovalov says it was ”definitely one of my best serving matches.” Miomir Kecmanovic came back to beat Yoshihito Nishioka 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-2 and Kwon Soon-woo defeated Mackenzie McDonald 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-2.

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