Rublev bloodies himself with his racket in frustration during loss to Alcaraz at ATP Finals

Andrey Rublev grew so frustrated during a 7-5, 6-2 loss to Carlos Alcaraz at the ATP Finals on Wednesday that he repeatedly hit himself with his racket — so hard that he bloodied his left knee.

Carlos Alcaraz of Spain plays a backhand against Andrey Rublev during the Men’s Singles Round Robin match on day four of the Nitto ATP Finals at Pala Alpitour on November 15, 2023 in Turin, Italy.
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“I played such a great level,” Alcaraz said.