The 78th racket of the world, Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev, lost to Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, who ranks 16th in the world ranking, in the finals of the Hamburg European Open competition – 5/7, 6/4, 3/6.
For 2 hours and 7 minutes of the match, Andrey made five aces and three breaks, making four mistakes when serving. While Nikoloz filed three times right through and realized four break points, making six double faults. Score in the personal meetings of opponents was 2-0 in favor of the Georgian.
The title at the tournament in Hamburg was for Basilashvili the first of the season and the third in his career, bringing him $ 354,845 in prize money and 500 rating points. Rublev earned $ 178,220 in prize money and 300 points.