The match ended with the score 3: 6, 6: 4, 6: 3 in favor of Rublev. The meeting lasted one hour and 53 minutes.

Together with Rublev, two more Russians will play in the main draw of the tournament in Cincinnati: Daniil Medvedev and Karen Khachanov.

Earlier it was reported that Medvedev lost to Nadal in the final of the APR tournament in Montreal.