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Medvedev and Rublev will have an exhibition game in Mexico City

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Daniil Medvedev y Andrey Rublev, numbers 2 and 5 of the ATP world rankings, respectively, will hold a exhibition game the next March 21st on the Mexico City.

“I am very excited to play for first time in Mexico at an exhibition match with my friend Andrey, we will put on a great show, “Medvedev said in a video that was screened at the Official presentation of the event namedTennis Showdown’.

El ‘Tennis Showdown’ it was going to be done originally last september with a match between Andrey Rublev and the austrian Dominic Thiem who canceled due to injury.

Faced with Thiem’s ​​cancellation, the organizers contacted Medvedev who will be in Mexico in 2022 to participate in the Acapulco Open, which will be played between February 21 and 26.

“It took us a while to reach an agreement with Medvedev, it got more expensive and difficult, but he wanted to come to Mexico and it also helped that he was a friend of Rublev,” explained José Escalante, president of the organizing committee of the ‘Tennis Showdown’, who he pointed out that for replace Thiem too they contemplated the chances of having the greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (4 / ATP) and Italian Matteo Berrettini (7 / ATP).

In the event, that It will take place at the Arena Ciudad de México, too a women’s match will be presented of exhibition among the Mexicans Renata Zarazúa and Giuliana Olmos.

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