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Andrey Rublev wins Rotterdam as he edges closer to Roger Federer ATP record

Andrey Rublev Rotterdam backhand

Andrey Rublev continued to rattle off the ATP 500 wins after he overcame Marton Fucsovics to win Rotterdam on Sunday.

The Russian had to fend off four break points along the way, but he was able to secure a 7-6, 6-4 win over the spirited Hungarian.

It was his seventh straight win in ATP finals, winning 14 of the 15 sets he has played in them.

“I feel happy. It has been a really great week," Rublev said. "It has been a great past year and a half.

"We will see if I can keep going, if I can keep this level of competing [and] being a Top 10 [player].”

The win means that Rublev is closing in on Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the record books - company which demonstrates just how hot his form has been.

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Since 2009, only Andy Murray (21) and Roger Federer (28) have accumulated more consecutive wins at ATP 500 events.

“I was not even thinking [about the streak] until [the media] were starting to put on the internet 16 matches, 17 matches, 18 matches,” said Rublev.

“Of course, it is a great number, but I was not even thinking about it.

"It is a great feeling to know that I did something that not many players did.”

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