The American Sam Querrey tested positive for COVID-19 in Russia and therefore was section of the St. Petersburg tournament just before his debut against Denis Shapovalov. At 33 years old and 49th in the world rankings, was replaced by serbian Viktor Troicki.
This year, its twenty-fifth edition, the Russian Open is held for first time in the ATP 500 category. The tournament, which distributes more than a million dollars in prizes, it is disputed with the public, although this must not exceed 50% of the capacity of the Sibur-Arena complex, with a capacity for 7 thousand spectators.
He top candidate it’s the russian local Daniil Medvedev and the aforementioned Canadian the second seeded.