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Medvedev, the second man in the ATP, will challenge Rublev at an exhibition in Mexico City

Medvedev, the second man in the ATP, will challenge Rublev at an exhibition in Mexico City

The Russian tennis player will face his compatriot next March in the Arena Ciudad de Mexico.

Russian Daniel Medvedev, number two in the ranking ATPHe will challenge his compatriot on March 21, 2022 Andrey RublevFifth place in the standings, in an exhibition match at the Arena Ciudad de México.

The announcement came on Thursday at the presentation of the first edition of “Tennis Showdown,” which was scheduled to take place in September with a confrontation between Rublev and the Austrian. Dominic Tim, which was canceled due to an injury to his right wrist.

“I am so excited to play for the first time in Mexico In an exhibition match with my good friend Andrey. “We will play competitively and put on a great show,” he said. Medvedev In a video that was played in the presentation.

fencing between Medvedev, US Open Champion and ATP Finals runner-up, and Rublev You will be squabbling over a prize money that the organizers have not disclosed.

Medvedev will play before RublevWeeks after the Mexican Open, ATP 500 Who will be one of the characters from February 21-26, 2022 at the Acapulco Resort, Guerrero state.

In addition to comparing Russians, the “Tennis Showdown” A friendly match will be held between the Mexicans, Renata Zarazia And Juliana OlmosWho completes the bulletin board.

in 2020, Zarazu She became the first Mexican so far this century to enter the final draw in Roland Garros, her only Grand Slam participation, while Olmos excelled in the doubles by participating in the WTA Finals from Guadalajara.

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“For me, it is a pleasure to be in “Tennis Showdown”. I am grateful that they invited me to this event, it is something important to me and all the people of Mexico.” Renata Zarazia.

Organizers hope there will be up to 18,000 fans at the Arena Ciudad de México, located in Azcapotzalco’s city hall in the Mexican capital.