In the third round match, Rublev defeated British tennis player Daniel Evans in three sets with a score of 6:4, 6:2, 6:3.
The next opponent of the Russian will be the tenth racket in the world, the Danish Holger Rune. He, despite an ankle injury during the match, beat Frenchman Hugo Humbert – 6:4, 6:2, 7:6(5).
Rublev became our first tennis player to reach this stage of the Australian Open. Let’s remember that the former racket in the world, the US Open-2021 champion Daniil Medvedev flew out the day before in the third round. And Karen Khachanov will play her third round match tomorrow.
Meanwhile, in the women’s category, Russian Varvara Gracheva lost to Czech Karolina Pliskova with a score of 4:6, 2:6.