Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco
Sunday’s action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters featured Andrey Rublev winning his first-ever Masters 1000 title in dramatic fashion.
Needing two hours and 34 minutes to prevail, Rublev won the contest 5-7, 6-2, 7-5.
Striking five aces and winning 74 percent of his first serve points, Rublev broke serve on six occasions.
Improving to 2-1 against Rune in lifetime meetings, Rublev will be ranked No. 6 on Monday.
Rune, who was aiming to win his second Masters 1000 title, will be ranked No. 7 when the latest rankings are released.
The Rolex Monte Carlo Masters represents the year’s first Masters 1000 event on clay.
The Mutua Madrid Open and Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome will conclude this year’s premier ATP Tour clay tournaments heading into Roland Garros.