Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev failed to overcome the barrier of the second round of the Doha tournament, losing in two sets to Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili – 3/6, 4/6. The match lasted 1 hour and 1 minute. The 68th racket of the world, 21-year-old Andrey, took the opponent’s pitch twice, made six aces and four double faults. The 26-year-old Nikoloz, who ranks 21st in the ATP rating, made four breaks and eight aces, making a mistake eight times when serving. Previously, the players did not meet each other. In the quarterfinals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open competition, Basilashvili .