Rublev: “I wanted to play mixed doubles with a Ukrainian at Wimbledon and they didn’t accept”

Andrey Rublev, currently ranked eighth in the world, demonstrated on Monday from Hamburg, where he is competing in the local ATP 500, that he is very upset with the whole situation that dictated the removal of him and every other Russian player from the Wimbledon tournament, which is the third Grand Slam event of the 2022 season.

The Russian player, who is only 24 years old, said that he offered Wimbledon a solution to the problem so that everything could be resolved amicably. “Wimbledon declined our request to compete in mixed doubles with Ukrainian tennis players, despite the fact that we volunteered to do so. Simply put, we intended to convey a message of harmony, “he declared in front of the media during the press conference.