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Rublev is also critical of the modified global ranking system

Andrei Rublev, eighth in the world ranking of male tennis players, joined Alexander Zverev, saying that the revised rating system for ATP due to the Corona virus epidemic does not reflect the real performance.

André Rublev also criticizes the revised global classification system (Photo: AFP)

German contestant Zverev, who is seventh on the leaderboard, had previously described him as being absurd to leave behind Roger Federer, who missed a year due to injury, having won two championships in the meantime, and was one of the finalists in a Grand Slam tournament. 1000. viadalon too.

His Russian team-mate Rublyov has won 16 of the 18 matches he has played this year, and in terms of the ATP 500 championships, he has already won 21 consecutive matches.

“If we had a normal system, I think I would already be the fourth best player in the world Roblev, 23, told reporters What do you think is best for me, eighth or fourth? “


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ATP, which regulates men’s races, froze the world ranking in 2020, during a five-month lockdown due to the pandemic. When tennis resumed in August last year, a modified scoring system was put in place that was extended until August 9 in March of this year. The 52-week traditional calculation will start again only after that.

“With the current system, it is difficult for me to reach fourth place.” Roblev said. The Russian will fight for the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships: if he wins between 16 and Marton Voxovic continues, he will meet the leading Hungarian player again. A week and a half ago, in Rotterdam, they played the World Cup Finals, then the Russian won 7: 6 (7-4), 6: 4.

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