Andrey Rublev denied Novak Djokovic a first title of the season
Written by News Room on April 25, 2022
Andrey Rublev denied Novak Djokovic a first title of the season by beating the world number one in the final of his home tournament at the Serbia Open.
World number eight, Rublev, dominated the deciding set to defeat Djokovic 6-2; 6-7 (4-7); 6-0.
Meanwhile, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz reaffirmed his status as one of the world’s rising stars by defeating compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3; 6-2 and winning the Barcelona Open.
Also female tennis world number one, Iga Swiatek, won her fourth consecutive title and extended her winning run to twenty-three matches by beating Aryna Sabalenka 6-2; 6-2 in the Stuttgart Open final.