26-year-old Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili has a great time. Nika ended up the last week by winning the Beijing tournament. Today he is celebrating the first victory in Shanghai Masters (prize fund 9 219 970 USD).
In the initial round of Rolex Shanghai Masters, Basilashvili defeated Denis Shapovalov 6:2, 6:2.
Thanks to this victory Basilashvili earned 45 points and moved to the 22th position with 1767 points, which is a record for him.
It is already known that in the second round of Shanghai Masters Basilashvili’s opponent will be Alexander Zverev of Germany.