The Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev defeated the British Daniel Evans 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 after 2h11min of the game in the third round of the Australian Open. In this way, the world No. 6 faces Ugo Humbert or Holger Rune in the third wheel.
Andrei Rublev He left behind a very good season during which he managed to stay among the best in the world by playing great tennis. In 2022, he became the champion ATP 500 in Dubai and ATP 250 in Marseille, Belgrade and Gijón. In addition, he reached the semi-finals Rotterdam, Indian Wells, Bastad, Washington, Nur-Sultan and in the ATP finals. The year 2023 started with two heavy losses Adelaide 1 and Adelaide 2 ATP. In Australia he batted Dominic Thiem y Emil Ruusuvuori..
Daniel Evans He is coming off a season where he couldn’t find regularity but managed to stay among the best. The Briton, who was unranked in 2018 due to cocaine doping, managed to return to the Top 100 and achieve his best ranking in 2021 (No. 22). Last season, his most significant result was the semi-final ATP M1000 de Montreal. In addition, he received the title Nottingham challenger. He was also in the top four in San Diego and Sydney. His year 2023 began in United Cup and then quickly falls in Adelaide. In Australia he batted Facundo Bagnis and Jeremy Chardy proceed.
Andrey Rublev and Daniel Evans They faced each other in the third wheel Open Australia.
In the first set, the match developed normally, with both holding their serve and looking for opportunities in each game. In the sixth and seventh games, the two caused break points, but they did not materialize. After being held to zero, Rublev was injured coming back at the right time 6-4 in 49 minutes.
Little by little, the Russian took the match more and more to his own terrain, which suited him best. Although Evans showed good service early in the second set, the world No. 5 broke the match with a powerful forehand in four straight games to go two sets up. 6-2 in 40 minutes.
Triggered, loose and accurate, Andrey frustrated the Brit with every blow, who screamed words to his bank. After the break of serve, the Russian took a 0-40 lead, which led him to the championship. Despite the missed opportunities to stretch the score, Rublev remained calm, served with great accuracy and sealed the win 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 after 2h11min of the game.