There is more than just a title at stake. The final of the Monte-Carlo Masters 1000, which will have Stefanos Tsitsipas (5th) and Andrey Rublev (8th) as protagonists, he will stage a duel that confirms the great moment that the generational change in tennis is going through.
Whoever wins the French tournament earn his first Masters 1000 title, an objective that both tennis players have been pursuing and that are one step away from achieving it.
Faced with this scenario, there is already a more than interesting duel that It will be able to be followed by the ESPN 2 screen starting at 9.30 a.m.BUE / SCL, 7.30 a.m.BOG / LIM.
Notably Rublev, with the victory against Casper Ruud, will be the new No. 7 in the world and will displace Roger Federer. In case of winning against Tstisipas, will be installed as the 6th of the circuit.
In addition, ATP Race leadership is at stake: Before Monte-Carlo, the No. 1 was Rublev, escorted by Novak Djokovic and Tsitsipas. Should the Russian win, he will ratify his position, while a victory for the Greek will see him climb to the top of the list to see who enters the Nitto ATP Finals, the tournament to be played in Turin, Italy, towards the end of anus.
The history of confrontations between the two is equaled with three victories for each: the last time they saw each other was this year in the semi-finals in Rotterdam and it was a victory for the Russian tennis player by 6-3 and 7-6 (2), to advance to the final that would end up winning. In addition, the winner will be at the top of the race to enter the one that will be held in Turin, Italy. The table is set.