Hot Shot: Alexander Bublik
Alexander Bublik (KAZ) hits a forehand passing shot in the 2021 St. Petersburg Open.
The 24-year-old American, coming off a runner-up showing in St. Petersburg, says returning to the mindset he held as a teenager has contributed to his recent successes.
He joins Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro.
The Dutch qualifier upset the defending champion, 6-3, 6-4.
The tours make the final turn and start down the 2021 homestretch with four events.
The former world No. 1 looks back on a lockdown that let her face down old demons, and find peace as she prepares to begin coaching.