Casper Ruud is a Norwegian professional tennis player. He is a former World No. 2, a career-high ranking he reached in September 2022.
Casper Ruud was born in Oslo, Norway on December 22, 1998. He currently resides in Snarøya, Norway. He stands 183 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 81 kg by the ATP. He is right-handed and has a two-handed backhand.
He is coached by Christian Ruud and Pedro Clar. Since he turned pro in 2015, Ruud has earned around US$15 Million in prize money.
He is a former World Number 1 in the junior rankings and is the first Norwegian player to become so. His early professional career was spent on the Futures and Challenger circuit.
Ruud made his Grand Slam main draw debut in 2018 and at the Australian Open, he recorded his first Grand Slam match win when he made it to the second round on his maiden outing. The year before, in 2017, he had made his masters debut, making back-to-back main draw appearances at the Miami Open and the Monte-Carlo Masters.
2022 was one of the best years of his career to date. That year, he was in the finals of the French Open, Miami Open, and the US Open. In 2023, he was again the runner-up at Roland Garros.
Career Titles: 10
- Highest Singles Ranking: 2 (September 12, 2022)
- Current Singles Ranking: 9 (October 2, 2023)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - 4R (2021)
- French Open - F (2022, 2023)
- Wimbledon - 2R (2022, 2023)
- US Open - F (2022)
- Tour Finals - F (2022)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 133 (July 12, 2021)
- Current Doubles Ranking: 581 (October 2, 2023)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - 2R (2021)
- French Open - 2R (2019)
- Wimbledon - QF (2021)
- US Open - 3R (2019)
What racket does Casper Rudd use?
Yonex EZONE 100. His go-to racket is the Yonex EZONE 100 in sky blue. He also uses the Yonex Pro 12 Racquet Tennis Bag in Fine Blue.
How many times has Casper Ruud been in the finals of the French Open?
He has been in the finals twice, both in the French Open, in 2022 and in 2023. He lost to Rafael Nadal in 2022 and to Novak Djokovic in 2023.
How tall is Casper Rudd?
Casper Rudd stands 183 cm or 6 feet tall.