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Rublev beats Vesely in Dubai for 10th title and 2nd in week


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Andrey Rublev has won his second singles title in less than a week — and 10th overall — when he beat Czech qualifier Jiri Vesely 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Championships. The seventh-ranked Russian won the Open 13 tournament last Sunday in Marseille, where he also took the doubles title with with Ukrainian partner Denys Molchanov. Vesely had knocked out Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals and reached the final by outlasting Denis Shapovalov in more than three hours on Friday. Rublev says he’s “super happy.”

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