Home » After losing to Andrey Rublev in the Monte Carlo final, Holger Rune displays exceptional class.
After losing to Andrey Rublev in the Monte Carlo final, Holger Rune displays exceptional class.
Following their final encounter at the Monte Carlo Masters, Holger Rune gave Andrey Rublev a very refined message. The 25-year-old Rublev defeated Rune on Sunday, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5, to capture his maiden Masters championship. Moments after winning his maiden Masters title in his third Masters title, Rublev broke down in tears.
At the 2022 Paris Masters, Rune won the title of Masters champion and saw how important Rublev’s first-ever victory was to him. I’m happy for Andrey. Your first 1,000 title is significant. Congratulations also to your team.
You deserve it because you’ve worked so very hard. and best of success in the future. Not least, I’d like to express my gratitude to the crowd. The Tennis Letter quotes Rune as saying, “It’s been just great.
Rublev defeated Rune, but only narrowly.
On Saturday, Rune defeated Jannik Sinner 1-6 7-5 7-5 thanks to an incredible comeback. Rune said that he was a little worn out while not wanting to blame himself for his defeat to Rublev.
“Obviously, I feel like yesterday’s game lasted a long time. We had a late end. I didn’t have a lot of time to rest. What is, is what is. I fully committed. had nothing more to give. I gave it my best effort, and I came quite near,” Rune acknowledged.
Rune accepted responsibility for his third-set opportunities as well. In the third set, Rune led 4-1 and had a break point that would have given him a double-break advantage in the sixth game. Rune didn’t convert it, though. In order to overcome the deficit and seal a three-set victory, Rublev then broke Rune in games seven and eleven.
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Both the third set and, I would say, the majority of the first set, I was unquestionably in charge. But once more, I was unable to bring it to a close. It’s disappointing, but tennis is about disappointments,” Rune added.