The tennis player overtook Medvedev, who previously held this position
Andrey Rublev became the first racket of Russia, rising to sixth place in the ranking of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). The corresponding list is published on the website of the organization.
According to the rating, Rublev scored 3930 points. While Daniil Medvedev, who has held the position of the first racket of Russia since 2019, earned 3860 points and dropped to the eighth line of the ATP list.
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In September 2022, Daniil Medvedev dropped out of the US Open championship due to a loss in a match with Australian Nick Kyrgios. After that, Medvedev lost the status of the first racket of the world.
The US Open prize pool was $60 million.