Claycourt season has started and Casper is entered in several Challengers. He is entered to Tunis, Francavilla, ATP250 Munich (WC) and Braga Challenger.
With a first round loss in Tunis Casper spends his time well getting ready and into the claycourt tennis. In Francavilla he fights back and reaches the final after beating De Greef, fellow next-gen’er Auger-Aliassime, Donati and Hoang. In the final he loses to Quinzi 4-6 1-6. A great week with many good wins.
Week three Casper receives a Wildcard to ATP250 in Munich. He playes an excellent first round match beating Copil ATP84 7-6 6-3 and goes on playing Bautista Agut ATP15 in the second round. He plays a good match but loses 4-6 3-6.
The following week he plays Braga Challenger in Portugal. Again he delivers an excellent week with victories against Furness, Novak, Hanfmann and fellow next-gen’er De Minaur. In the final he loses til P Sousa after a tough three sets battle coming back from 0-6 0-2 to win second set 6-3. Sousa ultimately wins the battle 6-0 3-6 6-3. Again a very good week for Casper and he continues to move on the ATP rankings.
Picture: Price seremony Braga Challenger