About Casper Ruud

I was born December 22nd 1998 in Norway. I am righthanded and started playing tennis at the age of 4 and my home club is Snarøya Tennisclub. I started my proffessional career in 2016.

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On his way to practise with dad
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Casper made his mark from a young age.

When he captured the Osaka Mayors Cup in Osaka, Japan he started the 2016 season as the world #1 ranked junior. Shortly after he won his first professional title at the Paguera, Spain Futures February 2016.

Casper’s first breakthrough on the ATP Tour came in September 2016 when he won his first career ATP Challenger in Seville. With his win, Casper became the 5th youngest player to ever win a Challenger title!

Regarded as one of the best young talents on the ATP Tour, Casper took the tennis world by storm in February 2017 by making the semi-finals of the ATP 500 level Rio Open in Rio de Janeiro. On his way to the semi-finals, Casper beats two top-100 players and held a match point in the semi’s against a top 30 player.

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Casper joins the RNA family at the The Rafa Nadal Academy.

In 2018 he continues to play the challenger tour with some good results. In the fall of 2018 Casper and his team startes a collaboration with The Rafa Nadal Academy in Mallorca.

He also qualifies for three grand slams and winning first round in Australian Open and French Open. He ends the year as ATP #112.

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Casper plays Roger Federer in the third round of Roland Garros in 2019

In 2019 he reaches semis in ATP 500 Rio and ATP 250 in Sao Paulo and moves on to reach his first final in ATP 250 in Houston. He qualifies into ATP Masters 1000 Rome and reaches third round. In French Open he reaches third round were he loses to Federer.

Moving on to the hardcourt he reaches the quarterfinal in St Petersburg and qualifies to Masters 1000 Paris and to the Nextgen ATP Finals. He ends 2019 as ATP #54.

Age

21 (22.12.1998)

Turned Pro

2016

Weight

80 kg

Height

183 cm

Residence

Oslo, Norway

Siblings

Caroline & Charlotte

Plays

Right-Handed
Two-Handed Backhand

Team Casper

Christian Ruud

Head coach

Pedro Clar Rosselló

Coach

Joachim Bjerke

Coach

Marcel da Cruz

Fitness coach

Øivind Sørvald

Technical analysis

Erik Bertrand Larssen

Mental coach

Venke Aure

Manager

Marijn Bal

IMG

Lele Ruud

Administration

Casper has a very promising career ahead. He is one of the best young stars of the sport.

— Mundo Deportivo

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ATP Cup, Perth Australia.

In 2020 he starts the year in ATP Cup in Perth by beating Isner (ATP #18) and Fognini (ATP #12) breaking into top 50.

In the South American swing he wins his first title in Buenos Aires ATP 250 and becomes the first Norwegian to win an ATP title and he reaches his career high of ATP #34 and the highest ranked Norwegian player in history.

Highlights

2020

Semi-finalist in Rome, ATP Masters 1000

2020

Third round in US Open

2020

First ATP title Buenos Aires ATP 250

2019

Third round in Roland Garros, Paris Open (Grand Slam)

2019

Third round in Rome, ATP Masters 1000

2019

Finalist in Houston, ATP 250

2019

Semi-finalist in Sao Paulo, ATP 250

2019

Quarter-finalist in Rio Open, ATP 500

2018

First round maindraw, US Open (Grand Slam)

2018

Second round maindraw, French Open (Grand Slam)

2018

Second round maindraw, Australian Open (Grand Slam)

2017

Semi-finalist in Rio Open, ATP 500

2016

World #1 ranked Junior player

Career High Singles Ranking: #25