Rublev failed to reach the semifinals of the tournament in St. Petersburg

In the quarterfinal match of the ATP tournament in St. Petersburg, Russian Andrei Rublev lost to Dutchman Botik van de Sandshulp.

The meeting ended in two sets in 1 hour 33 minutes. Rublev filed right through 2 times, making 4 double faults, and gave up the game four times on his serve.

It is curious that before the match, Rublev admitted that he did not know his future opponent at all and could not even pronounce his name.

The Dutchman, who occupies 69th place in the ATP rankings, will face Marin Cilic in the semifinals. Horvath previously outplayed Roberto Bautista-Agut from Spain in three games.

Recall that the second pair of finalists of the tournament in St. Petersburg were Taylor Fritz and Jan-Lennard Struff.

ATP 250. St. Petersburg Open. Saint-Petersburg, Russia). Hard. Prize fund – $ 863,705

Botik van de Sandshulp (Netherlands) – Andrey Rublev (Russia, 1) – 6: 3, 6: 4

Marin Cilic (Croatia) – Roberto Bautista-Agut (Spain, 3) – 6: 4, 3: 6, 6: 3

  • Struff and Fritz made the first semi-final pair of the tournament in St. Petersburg

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