Denis Šapovalov will run for the semi-finals at the Stockholm Open

Denis Šapovalov will run for the semi-finals at the Stockholm Open

Canadian champion Dennis Shapovalov, seen earlier this month at the Shanghai Masters, dominated the open quarterfinals in Stockholm on Friday against Cedrik-Marcel Stebe of Germany, winning just under 49 minutes. (Fred Lee / Getty Images) Read comments

The Canadian won 21 of 22 points when he got his first edge, which is good for a 95 percent clip. Stebe, who ranks 213rd in the world, had only 57 percent of the same status (13 out of 13).

Show more Denis Šapovalov only needed 48 minutes to drive past the German qualifier Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 6-0, 6-3 and advance to the semi-finals at the Stockholm Open in Sweden.0: 40

Shapovalov, 34th in the world, never faced a turning point. He has won 17 of his 17 previous matches and could rise to 26th in the world if he achieves the first ATP tour of his career this week.

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