Casper Ruud is a Norwegian professional tennis player. Ruud has a career-high singles ranking of world No. 5, achieved on 13 June 2022.
Casper Ruud : Age | Ranking | Prediction | Girlfriend
Ruud started the year as the world No. 1 ranked Junior player on 4 January, making him the first Norwegian to do so.
For the 2016 season, Ruud set his goals on playing Futures tournaments and start climbing the ATP rankings. In February, he played his first Futures final, which he ended up winning against Carlos Taberner in Paguera, Spain.
He has since played four more finals, winning one of them against Mikael Torpegaard in Kaarina, Finland in August.
In September, in his first ever ATP Challenger tournament, Ruud managed to win the Copa Sevilla after beating Taro Daniel in the final. By winning on his debut Ruud became the fourth-youngest to ever do so.
In the tournament, he recorded his first wins over players ranked in the top 150. He knocked-out top seed Iñigo Cervantes in the quarterfinals, who at the time was ranked No. 75 in the ATP rankings.
Due to his win in his Challenger debut, Ruud received a wildcard to the 2016 Chengdu Open, his first ATP World Tour 250 series tournament. Ruud lost to Viktor Troicki in the first round.
Casper Ruud age
Casper Ruud (born 22 December 1998) is a Norwegian professional tennis player.
|Born||22 December 1998
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
Ruud reached the third round of the 2015 French Open boys’ singles event, losing to Corentin Denolly.
He also reached the third round of the 2015 US Open boys’ singles and the second round of the 2015 Wimbledon boys’ singles, his best singles performances in the respective competitions in Junior Grand Slams.
In the 2015 Wimbledon Boys’ Doubles, Ruud made it to the semifinals together with partner Miomir Kecmanović, before losing to eventual champions Lý Hoàng Nam and Sumit Nagal.
Casper Ruud Ranking
Ruud has a career-high singles ranking of world No. 5, achieved on 13 June 2022, making him the highest-ranked Norwegian tennis player in history. He has won nine ATP Tour singles titles, eight of which were on clay courts.
|Career record||162–85 (65.6% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main-draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 5 (13 June 2022)|
|Current ranking||No. 7 (29 August 2022)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||4R (2021)|
|French Open||F (2022)|
|US Open||SF (2022)|
|Tour Finals||SF (2021)|
|Career record||16–27 (37.2% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 133 (12 July 2021)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2021)|
|French Open||2R (2019)|
|US Open||3R (2019)|
Ruud is the first Norwegian man to win an ATP singles title, to reach a major final (at the 2022 French Open), to reach a Masters 1000 final, and to enter the top 10 in the ATP rankings.
In doubles, he has a career-high ranking of world No. 133, which he achieved after reaching the quarterfinals of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.
2022 French Open finalist Casper Ruud will take on 2021 Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini in the quarterfinals of the 2022 US Open on Tuesday.
With wins over Kyle Edmund, Tim van Rijthoven and Tommy Paul, Ruud set up a fourth-round encounter with Corentin Moutet.
The Norwegian dominated the opening set, reeling off five consecutive games to hand his opponent an opening set breadstick.
Ruud continued to dictate the proceedings in the second set as well, breaking Moutet’s serve twice en route to nabbing it.
The World No. 7 led 4-2 in the third set and was on the cusp of victory. However, the Frenchman fought back and took the set into a tie-break, which he ended up winning.
Ruud regrouped quickly in the fourth set as he jumped to a 4-1 lead. There were no slip-ups on his part this time, and he broke his opponent’s serve one last time to win 6-1, 6-2, 6-7(4), 6-2. He has now reached the quarterfinals of the US Open for the first time in his career.
Maria Galligani, like Ruud, also hails from Norway.
The pair have been dating since 2018, according to reports.
And brainy Maria is studying for her Master’s in Psychology from University of Southern Denmark.
It is not clear about how Rudd and Galligani met each other. But according to some reports the couples started dating in 2018.
Galligani is very supportive to her boyfriend. It is reported that both of them are living together in an apartment now.