Holger Rune is a Danish tennis player. He started playing professionally in 2020 and has a career-high singles ranking of 28, which he achieved in June 2022. Rune’s best Grand Slam finish to date was the quarter-finals of the 2022 French Open.
Holger Vitus Nødskov Rune was born on April 29, 2003 in Gentofte, Denmark. He currently resides in Charlottenlund, Denmark. Rune stands 188 cm tall and the ATP last listed his weight at 77 kg. He is right-handed and uses a two-handed backhand.
Since he turned pro in 2020, he was coached by Lars Christensen and has earned $1,209,241 in prize money.
As a junior player, Rune won the European U14 Singles championship. In June 2019, he won the boys’ singles title at the 2019 French Open. When he turned 16, he became a professional player and made his debut at the 2020 Auckland Open. He won his first ITF title in September 2020.
He debuted in the ATP in 2021 at the Argentina Open where he was granted a Wildcard entry. A few weeks later, he made it through the qualifying rounds of the Chile Open. He won his first ATP Challenger title in 2021 at the Biella Challenger VII.
He made his Grand Slam main draw debut at the 2021 US Open. He lost in the first round. At 19 years old, Rune appeared in three more Grand Slam events in 2022. His best finish so far was the quarter-finals of the 2022 French Open. He made a number of upsets in the tournament including his defeat of Stefanos Tsitsipas. He later lost to Casper Ruud in the quarterfinals. This French Open run helped propel him into the Top 30 of the world rankings.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 28 (June 6,2022)
- Current Singles Ranking: 28 (July11, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - 1R (2022)
- French Open - QF (2022)
- Wimbledon - 1R (2022)
- US Open - 1R (2021)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 458(February 28, 2022)
- Current Doubles Ranking: 470 (July11, 2022)