Aslan Karatsev vs. Andrey Rublev - 2021 Dubai Open Semi-Finals
Friday, March 19th 2021
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Andrey Rublev (2) meets Aslan Karatsev in the semi finals of the 2021 Dubai Open on Friday, March 19th2021.
Will Andrey Rublev make his way to his 5th consecutive ATP 500 Final in hopes of winning his 5th ATP 500 tournament in a row, or will Aslan Karatsev be able to cause the upset here and make his way to the Final here in Dubai?
Andrey Rublev put on a great performance in the quarter final, beating yet again Marton Fucsovics for the second time in 3 weeks. Rublev won that match in straight sets, 7-5/6-2. Rublev is now one-step closer to yet another ATP 500 tournament victory and he will be feeling both the pressure but he will also be confident coming into these last two matches as he knows the biggest threat he might threat is Denis Shapovalov, who he has beaten before. Can Rublev make his way to the Final to give himself a shot at the title?
Aslan Karatsev came back from a set down against Jannik Sinner in the quarter finals here in Dubai, beating the in form Italian in three sets 6-7/6-3/6-2. Both players played some good tennis in the match, but Karatsev was just on top of his game all throughout the contest. Karatsev is an exceptional talent and I am sure he will be one of the best players of the year, but how will he fare against one of the current best players in Andrey Rublev as he looks to make his way to another Final in 2021 at the Dubai Open?
This is going to be the first meeting between both players, but both players are great friends. Both players have played some amazing tennis here in Dubai, and of course Aslan Karatsev will be feeling confident coming into this match, but he will be facing probably the second most in form player at the moment, other than Novak Djokovic. Andrey Rublev is just on another level at the moment, and I do not see him losing here in Dubai. Andrey Rublev to win and make his way to the Dubai Final.