Andrey Rublev Bio

  • • Nickname is Rubl.
  • • Began playing tennis at age 3 and slept with his racquet at times.
  • • Speaks Russian, English and Spanish.
  • • Father, Andrey, is a former boxer; mother, Marina, is a tennis coach; sister, Arina, is also a tennis coach.
  • • Idols growing up were Marat Safin and Rafael Nadal, whom he met in 2014 at Guillermo Vilas Academy in Mallorca. Went there on vacation and ended up practising with Nadal.
  • • Favourite shot is forehand.
  • • Named ATP Most Improved Player of the Year in 2020 after jumping from No. 23 to No. 8 in Pepperstone ATP Rankings.
  • • Hobbies include boxing, basketball and music.
  • • Supports Golden State Warriors (NBA).
  • • Owns an icon painted by 15th-century Russian artist Andrei Rublev (no relation).
  • • Missed 3 months in 2018 due to lower back stress fracture and 6 weeks in 2019 due to right wrist injury.

Biographical information from ATP. Information might not be up to date.

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