Andrey Rublev

Andrey Rublev

Height: 6ft 2in / 1.88m

Date of Birth: 20 October 1997

World Ranking: 5

No. of Titles: 8

Plays: Right-Handed, Two-Handed Backhand

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Residence: Moscow, Russia

Achievements

  • Rublev broke into the Top 20 in January 2020, Top 10 in October 2020 and Top 5 this year
  • He helped Russia win 2021 ATP Cup and earned a gold medal in the mixed doubles final at 2020 Tokyo Olympics with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  • Rublev led ATP Tour with 5 titles in 2020, tied for tour-lead with 41 victories in the same year, and won 23 matches and 4 titles in a row at ATP 500 events from 2020-21
  • Rublev defeated countryman and World No. 2 Medvedev in one of the biggest wins of his career as a result he reached 2nd ATP Masters 1000 final at 2021 Cincinnati
  • He advanced to Grand Slam quarterfinals at the 2017 US Open, 2020 US Open, 2020 Roland Garros and 2021 Australian Open
  • He was named ATP’s Most Improved Player of the Year in 2020 after jumping from No. 23 to No. 8 in FedEx ATP Rankings

Fun Facts

  • His nickname is Rubl
  • He began playing tennis at age 3 and slept with his racquet at times
  • He speaks Russian and English
  • His idols growing up were Marat Safin and Rafael Nadal, whom he met in 2014 at Guillermo Vilas Academy in Mallorca
  • His favourite shot is forehand
  • His hobbies include boxing, basketball and music
  • Favourite NBA player is Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors
  • Father, Andrey, is a former boxer; mother, Marina, is a tennis coach; sister, Arina, is also a tennis coach

At the Mubadala World Tennis Championship

  • Rublev made his Mubadala World Tennis Championship debut in 2017 and second appearance in 2019

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