Andrey Rublev will take on Márton Fucsovics in the Finals of the Rotterdam Open 2021. Rublev is currently the World no.8 on the ATP rankings and Fucsovics is the World no.59.
- Tournament: ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament 2021
- Match: Andrey Rublev vs Márton Fucsovics
- Date: 7th March 2021
- Round: Final
- Venue: Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
- Prize Money: €89,625
Andrey Rublev vs Márton Fucsovics : Preview
Rublev has had a good tournament till the Quarter Final stage, but the Semi Final was his best performance so far. The way he dominated and beat Stefanos Tsitsipas was outstanding. The second seeded Tsitsipas was completely outplayed both on the court and in the head.
With this win, Rublev announced to the world that not only is he a very good tennis player but also a great tactician. His opponent in the final is Márton Fucsovics. Fucsovics himself was mighty impressive in his Semi Final victory over Borna Coric. Coming through the qualifiers, this man did well to reach what is his first ATP 500 Final appearance.
Andrey Rublev vs Márton Fucsovics : Head-to-Head
The two players have met thrice on the tour, and surprisingly Fucsovics leads the head to head 2-1. In the recent past, the two players met in the French open 2020, where Rublev won 6-7 7-5 6-4 7-6.
Andrey Rublev vs Márton Fucsovics : Prediction
Rublev played a terrific match against Tsitsipas, winning in straight sets 6-3 7-6. He hit a total of thirty four winners, and made only fourteen unforced errors. His strategy of coming in and finishing points off worked like a dream too. The kind of form Rublev is in, it’s very easy to dismiss Fucsovics. But do it at your own peril.
Fucsovics used his world class backhand slice to great effect in the match against Coric. Another aspect of his game that stood out was his power on the forehand side. Rublev vs Fucsovics will be a good game of tennis, but Rublev will edge it.
Match Prediction: Andrey Rublev will beat Márton Fucsovics in three sets.