Form: Rublev is 43-14 in the season
Rublev has a win-loss record of 43-14 in the ongoing season. He arrived in New York after reaching his second ATP Masters 1000 final at the Western and Southern Open. Rublev lost the final to Alexander Zverev. Prior to that, he had reached the final at Monte-Carlo. The Russian has now won six of his last seven matches.
Masters: First Masters 1000 final
Rublev reached his first singles Masters 1000 final in Monte-Carlo. He defeated Spanish maestro Rafael Nadal, who is ruthless on clay, en route to the final. Rublev lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the championship match. However, the former reached a career-high of number seven after the tournament. He even overtook Swiss ace Roger Federer in the ATP Rankings for the first time.
Rublev is eyeing his maiden Grand Slam title. He will lock horns with Tiafoe in the third round at the US Open. The Russian reached the quarter-final last year where he was defeated by Daniil Medvedev. Rublev entered the tournament this time with a title on his back. He won the tipico blackjack ATP Cup in Melbourne back in February.
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