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Ruud’s Nosedive Is Puzzling

Casper Ruud reached no. 2 in the world last year in September but 2023 has not been kind to the Norwegian. Ruud has a very average 4-5 match record this year, including losses to Jenson Brooksby at Australian Open, Laslo Djere in Auckland, Taro Daniel in Acapulco and now in the third round of the […] Continue to read full article...

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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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Biofile Casper Ruud Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 6 just own Barcelona 500, his first ATP title above 250. Career best ranking was no. 2 in 2022. Winner of ten 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 […] Continue to read full article...

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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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