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 professional career in 2016.

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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
23 (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

Head coach
Christian Ruud
Coach
Pedro Clar Rosselló
Coach
Joachim Bjerke
Fitness coach
Marcel da Cruz
Physical Therapist
Alexander Brun
Technical analysis
Øivind Sørvald
Management
Sølve Herdal and Tina Falster
IMG
Marijn Bal
Administration
Lele Ruud

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

2022
Finalist US Open (Grand Slam)
2022
Semi-finalist Montreal, ATP 1000 Masters
2022
Winner Gstaad ATP 250
2022
Finalist Roland Garros (Grand Slam)
2022
Winner Geneva ATP 250
2022
Semi-finalist in Rome, ATP Masters 1000
2022
Finalist Miami, ATP Masters 1000
2022
Winner Buenos Aires, ATP 250
2021
Semi-finalist Nitto ATP finals, Torino
2021
Winner San Diego ATP 250
2021
Winner Laver Cup, Team Europe
2021
Winner Kitzbühel ATP 250
2021
Winner Gstaad ATP 250
2021
Winner Båstad ATP 250
2021
Winner Geneva ATP 250
2021
Semi-finalist in Madrid, ATP Masters 1000
2021
Semi-finalist in Munich, ATP 250
2021
Semi-finalist in Monte Carlo, Masters 1000
2021
Fourth round in Australian Open
2020
Semi-finalist 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: #2