The first two ties of the day at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam are complete with Jannik Sinner the star of the show claiming his first top 10 win over David Goffin.
The 18-year old Italian wild card overcame the World No.10 and 2017 runner-up in a 7-6, 7-5 victory and will next face Pablo Carreno Busta in the Quarter-Finals at the Rotterdam Ahoy.
Rublev also extended his brilliant start to the year winning his 13th match out of 14 this year with victory over Alexander Bublik in a 7-5, 6-3 win over 80 minutes. This included winning five straight games to go into a 2-0 lead in the second set.
He has won back-to-back ATP Tour titles before the Australian Open at the Qatar Open and Adelaide International respectively and he will take on the winner of Vasek Pospisil or Filip Krajinovic.
Author: Samuel Gill