ATP 500 king Rublev also wins in Rotterdam

(Jürgen Fritz, 08.03.2021) Seventh tournament win since 2020. No other player on the planet has won as many ATP titles since then as Andrey Rublev. The 23-year-old Russian has reached ten singles finals in his career so far, winning eight of them – all of the last seven. After his win in Rotterdam, he rises from 5 to 3 in the ATP Race to Turin. And his match record against top ten players is the fifth best in the last 24 months.

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Medvedev blunders and the Big Four remain untouched since 2005

(Jürgen Fritz, 04.03.2021) Since July 2005, there have only been four players who have made it into the world’s top two: Federer, Nadal, Murray and Djokovic. Daniil Medvedev had the chance this week in Rotterdam to be the first to enter this sphere. All he had to do was reach the final of the C tournament. But the Russian failed in the very first round. So for the time being, the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 are only for the big four.

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Medvedev patzt und die Big-Four bleiben seit 2005 unangetastet

(Jürgen Fritz, 04.03.2021) Seit Juli 2005 gibt es nur vier Spieler, die es in die Top-Zwei der Welt schafften: Federer, Nadal, Murray und Djokovic. Daniil Medvedev hatte diese Woche in Rotterdam die Chance, als Erster in diese Sphäre vorzudringen. Er hätte nur das Endspiel des C-Turniers erreichen müssen. Doch der Russe patzte gleich in der ersten Runde. Damit bleibt es vorerst dabei: Die Nr. 1 und 2 der Welt sind nur etwas für die Großen Vier.

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