Andrey Rublev is ranked World No.6 by the ATP World Rankings as of February 2022. He is Russian and his highest ATP ranking is No.5, which he achieved in September 2021. He is also in the Top 100 in the doubles ranking and is at the No.60 spot as of early 2022.
He is an Olympic Gold Medalist, winning the mixed doubles event at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Rublev was born Andrey Andreyevich Rublev on October 20, 1997, in Moscow. Russia. The Russian tennis player stands 188 cm and his last listed weight is 75 kg. He plays right-handed and has a powerful two-handed backhand. He turned pro in 2014 and has since then earned more than US$ 10 million.
His mother was a former tennis coach who worked at the Spartak Tennis Club. He is also the half-brother of Anna Arina Marenko who also played tennis professionally. Rublev speaks English, Russian, and Spanish. In addition to tennis, he also enjoys basketball and is a fan of the Golden State Warriors. He also loves football and supports FC Barcelona.
Rublev started playing tennis as a junior when he was just 13 years old. In 2012, he won a junior competition at the Orange Bowl. He also made it to the quarter-finals of the junior event at the Australian Open in 2014.
In 2015, he won the ITF Junior Masters in Chengdu, China. He beat out Taylor Fritz.
He made his professional debut in 2014. In 2015, he made it to the second round of the Delray Beach Open. In the same year, he debuted in the Davis Cup, playing for Russia. He also played his first Masters 1000 event this year.
In 2016, he parted ways with his then coach Sergey Tarasevich. He also joined the 4Slam Academy which was held in Barcelona, Spain. He broke into the Top 50 the following year after he won his first ATP singles title at the Umag Open. He also played in the Next Generation ATP Finals, making it to the finals of the tournament before losing to Hyeon Chung.
In 2017, he made it to his first Grand Slam quarter-finals, at the US Open. The following year, he made his first Masters doubles final. He suffered a back injury this year and did not perform as well as he hoped.
In 2020, he won a total of five ATP titles. He also made it to the quarter-final of both the French Open and the US Open. This year, he also made it to the No.8 spot in the ATP Rankings. The following year in 2021, he started well by making it to the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park.