Monday , June 14 2021

ATP Next Gen: Rublev and Munar join the perfect pair in Milan last four



Andrey Rublev and Jaume Munar reached the final of the New Generation final
four with victories on Thursday, joining Alex de Minaur and Stefanos
Tsitsipas, who both have 100 percent of entries.

The Russian final of 2017. Rublev was declassed by De Minaura
Wednesday, but bounced back 24 hours later, following the Australian
from group B.

Without winning wild cards Liam Caruana dropped 4-3 (9-7) 4-1 4-2 to
leave Rublev much happier with his performance than he did
is approaching the semi-final against Tsitsipas.

"It was a completely different performance," he said. "My
the attitude, I think, was the best of these three
matches.

"I was focused, I did not complain, I tried to fight
every point, because I know that every point for me costs a lot. I
I tried to win every point, every point, it does not matter
score."

De Minaur was similarly dominant, winning his third straight
match in Milan after the shaky first set, beating Taylor Fritz 4-3
(10-8) 4-1 4-2.

"I am really proud of my efforts and I can not wait for what it is
then, "said De Minaur.

And Munar completed the last four trains
already qualified Tsitsipas defeated Hubert Hurkacz 4-1 4-3 (7-2) 4-1
in the late game of the day.

Hurkacz still had a chance to progress in this area
collision, but he was blown away and Munar – who ended Frances Tiafoe
hopes earlier on Thursday – instead they passed.

Munar joked after crazy 4-1 4-3 (7-3) 4-1 triumph: "I
I did what I had to do and it is not in my hands anymore. Maybe we can
buy a Greek flag or anything else to support. "


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