Casper Ruud

Casper Ruud is a Norwegian tennis player considered to be the greatest Norwegian player of all time. He is the first Norwegian to have won a tournament on the major circuit, reached the final of a Major and played in the ATP Finals. He made his debut in the Norwegian Davis Cup team in 2015. Over the course of his career he has won ten ATP singles titles and his best ranking is the 2nd position achieved in September 2022. In the Slams he was a finalist in the 2022 and 2023 editions of Roland Garros and at the 2022 US Open, the year in which he won also reached the last act at the ATP Finals.

He started playing tennis at the age of 4 with his father Christian Ruud, a former tennis player who reached 39th position in the ATP rankings in 1995 and who followed him as a coach even as a professional. As a child Casper Ruud also played football, ice hockey and especially golf. At the age of 19 he began training at Rafael Nadal's academy in Mallorca.