TENNIS

Italian Open : Shapovalov, Berdych Score Wins

Canadian Denis Shapovalov knocked out 15th seed Tomas Berdych from the Italian Open after coming back from a dreadful first set to win 1-6 6-3 7-6.

The Canadian now faces Robin Haase in the second round.

Elsewhere, David Goffin moved to the third round despite losing the first set after serving for set point at 5-2.

Home player Marco Cacchinato Motivated the crowd as he fought back to win the first set 7-5 with Goffin physically struggling, and at one point calling medics who measured his pulse.

The Belgian fought back however to win 5-7 6-2 6-2 and book a third round place against the winner of the match between Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro and Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.