Offbeat: Tennis-ATP-Washington: Rublev Mastery Cressy and joins the quarterfinals

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Seeds number 1 in Washington, Andrey Rublev validated his ticket for the quarterfinals Thanks to two -round success on Maxime Cressy.

Andrey Rublev continues his fault without fault in Washington. After a success in two rounds against Jack Draper to launch his week, the seed number 1 of the tournament did the same against Maxime Cressy, seeded number 13. The first round tilted on a single point. While the two players easily won their first service game, it was then that Andrey Rublev seized his luck. On his only Break ball in the Channel, the world's number 8 has taken the service of the American. Neither of them conceding more than one point on their respective commitments in the process, Andrey Rublev was able to easily serve for the gain of the first round. What he had struggled to obtain, only relying on his fourth set ball.

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Moving ON! ⚡️ @Andreyrublev97 Defeats Maxime Cressy 6-4, 7-6 to Secure HIS SPOT IN THE #Citiopen Quarter-Finals ???? @citiopen pic.twitter.com/88ucul3mtu

- ATP Tour (@atppour) August 5, 2022

Rublev had more success

The second round, on the other hand, started with a more offensive maxim Cressy. The native of Paris, naturalized American in 2019 very quickly had his first and the only break ball of the matches, without being able to take advantage of it. Andrey Rublev, on the other hand, was patient but, when the opportunity to take the service of his opponent has presented himself, he too did not know the success. The logical consequence of all this was a long undecided decisive game. After saving a first match ball, Maxime Cressy was not sharp enough on a set ball. An opportunity that did not arise again. again taking the initiative, Andrey Rublev concluded the meeting at his third match ball (6-4, 7-6 in 1h44 ’). Jeffrey John Wolf will be his opponent for a place in the last square. The American created the surprise by dominating the seeded number 9 Holger Rune in three rounds (7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in 2h38 ').


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