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TAG: Casper Ruud

Jul/22

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Musetti and Ruud Prevail in Hamburg, Gstaad Finals

Lorenzo Musetti has reemerged today with a sensational Hamburg final win vs Carlos Alcaraz 64 67 64. The first ATP title for the 20 year old Italian was earned the hard way as Alcaraz saved five championship points in the second set, two in the 5-4 game and then three more in the tiebreaker. Showing […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

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Ruud vs Rune Roland Garros Drama Erupts

By Scoop Malinowski Casper Ruud defeated Holger Rune in four sets 61 46 76 63 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal and the Roland Garros “Battle of the Scandinavians” has turned into a cold war. The 19 year old Rune was heavily criticized for his unsportsmanlike behavior during the match, for repeatedly questioning line […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

4

Before He Made It Big: Casper Ruud

Now a top ten player and five time ATP singles title winner, Casper Ruud was just another young, striving hopeful a few years ago in 2017. I did this interview with his dad Christian about his son’s progression… By Scoop Malinowski #NEXTGEN Finals contender Casper Ruud, of Norway, is only 18 but already he’s ranked […] Continue to read full article...

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Andy Murray came out guns blazing vs Casper Ruud in San Diego last night. From the first ball of the match, Murray was grunting. I have never seen him start a match by grunting on the first shot, so this match was clearly vitally important for his psyche and his career. Murray is 34 now […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

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Biofile: Casper Ruud Interview

Status: ATP no. 8 has reached the 2022 Roland Garros final. Winner of eight ATP singles titles. DOB: December 22, 1998 In: Oslo, Norway Ht: 6-0 Wt: 160 First Tennis Memory: Probably just being at my home club with my dad (Christian) when I was little and playing with him. He was a young guy […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/17

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#NEXTGEN Focus: Casper Ruud

By Scoop Malinowski #NEXTGEN Finals contender Casper Ruud of Norway is only 18 but already he's ranked 115 in the ATP World Tour Rankings. Last year Ruud recorded a 9-12 match record and this year he's 7-9. The goal is top hundred for 2017, says father Christian, who reached 39 in the world in the 1990s. Earlier this year young Casper, who stands 6-ft tall, reached the semifinals of Rio where he had a match point to be in the finals. His transition from juniors to the ATP circuit has been surprising even to his father, who I first met watching his son play doubles at Eddie Herr two years ago. Continue to read full article...

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