Alejandro Davidovich Fokina replaces Holger Rune for the Laver Cup

Holger Rune withdrew from the Laver Cup due to his persistent back injury, and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina took his place.

Davidovich Fokina Replaces Rune At Laver Cup

Holger Rune’s back injury has been a major problem since mid-July, and he has lost six games in a row. Due to the recent worsening of his back pain, Rune withdrew from the Laver Cup, and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina took his place.

In place of Rune, Team Europe leader Bjorn Borg selected Davidovich Fokina. “Last year was an amazing team,” Davidovich Fokina commented. “I was wondering if some day they are going to call me if I’m doing great on tour. My goal this year was to play more consistent all the year.”

 

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in 2023

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

10 - 13win/loss

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6-5
I Hard
2-2
Clay
2-5
Grass
0-1
25 year old
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2024 Highlights

Currently the world no.25, Davidovich Fokina played his last match on the 17th of September when he beat world no.112 Soon-Woo Kwon 6-4 6-4 in the Rubber 2 of the Davis Cup (draw).

Presently, during this year the Spaniard has achieved a 30-24 record. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina’s most significant result of the present year was reaching the semifinal in Toronto.

Davidovich Fokina will play next in Beijing (China Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 28th of September.

Davidovich Fokina
Davis Cup
Davidovich Fokina's Record

Holger Rune in 2023

Holger Rune

27 - 15win/loss

Hard
10-5
I Hard
3-2
Clay
11-6
Grass
3-2
21 year old
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2024 Highlights

At the moment ranked no.4 (career-high), Holger played his last match on the 15th of September when he surrendered to world no.117 Thiago Moura Monteiro 6-7(4) 7-6(5) 6-2 in the Rubber 1 of the Davis Cup (draw).

At the moment, during this season Holger has a compiled 37-17 record. This year, Rune clinched 1 title in Munich. The Dane was the finalist in Monte-Carlo and Rome.

Rune will play next in Beijing (China Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 28th of September.

Rune
Davis Cup
Rune's Record

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Holger Rune fought against each other only twice. Their actual head to head record is 1-1. Before, the last time they locked horns, Holger Rune won 6-3 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-6(8) in the 3rd round in London (Wimbledon) on the 8th of July 2023.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Holger Rune

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