“Journalist with few tools” – Fans react as Andrey Rublev tells reporter to not ask him the same question

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Andrey Rublev has progressed to the semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships – check out his cheeky response to a reporter.

Andrey Rublev has won over the internet after politely suggesting a reporter not ask him the same question. Rublev has progressed to the semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships after registering a comprehensive 6-3, 7-6 win over Botic van de Zandschulp. However, more than his performance on the court, it’s his post-match interaction that has been the topic of discussion on social media.

After sealing an impressive win, Rublev was asked by a reporter if he was nervous about defending his title in Dubai. The Russian came up with a cheeky response: “I don’t know. You ask me this question after the first round and now you ask me this again.” While it might sound like a rude reply, in reality it was not. All the while, Rublev had a sweet smile on his face and this cute gesture has won over the hearts of the fans. Meanwhile, Rublev is set to face Germany’s Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals later today.

Fans react to Andrey Rublev’s cheeky response on social media

Let us take a look at some of the reactions from fans on social media.

“I’m ready for Rublev to tell me my life problems in a charming manner. This is the feedback communication I need in my life”, wrote a fan.

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“Rooting for him to win against Zverev so that she has the opportunity to ask him this again”, joked another fan.

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“Tennis journalists are like scraping the bottom of the journalist barrel”, read a comment.

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“Do you need to fail some sort of iq test to be in tennis journalism?”, trolled another fan.

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Another fan wrote: “Journalist with few tools.”

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