Rublev Earns Fourth Consecutive Nitto ATP Finals Qualification

  • Posted: Oct 26, 2023

Rublev Earns Fourth Consecutive Nitto ATP Finals Qualification

Three singles places remain in Turin

Andrey Rublev has qualified for the Nitto ATP Finals for the fourth consecutive year. The 26-year-old guaranteed his spot at the season finale on Thursday when he defeated Matteo Arnaldi to reach the Vienna quarter-finals.

Rublev is the fifth player to earn his place in Turin from 12-19 November. Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev and Jannik Sinner have also qualified for the year-end championships.

“It feels great,” Rublev said. “It’s great news. After the match I didn’t know that if I would win the match I would qualify for sure, so I didn’t know that and it’s a great feeling, great news. Looking forward [to it] and happy to be part of the Nitto ATP Finals for one more year.”

It has been a consistent season for Rublev, who reached the 50-wins mark for the third straight season. He has also broken new ground in 2023, claiming his first ATP Masters 1000 title in Monte-Carlo.

Rublev also lifted the trophy in Bastad, marking the third time in the past four years that he has claimed multiple tour-level crowns. A finalist in Dubai, Banja Luka, Halle and Shanghai, he is tied for his career-high Pepperstone ATP Ranking at World No. 5.

One year ago, Rublev advanced to the semi-finals at the Nitto ATP Finals for the first time behind victories against Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas. He is 4-6 in his three previous appearances at the season finale.

Only three singles places remain at the year-end championships. Former Nitto ATP Finals champion Stefanos Tsitsipas, who is sixth in the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin, is next in line to qualify.

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