Latest Casper Ruud News

Swiatek, Gauff lose at Australian Open; Korda in 1st Slam QF

Jan. 22, 2023 10:39 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It all came so seemingly easy for Iga Swiatek last season — two Grand Slam trophies, eight titles overall, a 37-match winning streak, a lengthy stay at No. 1 in the rankings. Those accomplishments made everyone else expect constant greatness from...

Korda of US stops 2-time Australian Open runner-up Medvedev

Jan. 20, 2023 09:53 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sebastian Korda comes by his athleticism and competitive instincts honestly. From Dad, the 1998 Australian Open champion. From Mom, also a former professional tennis player. And from two big sisters, both current golf pros. Add in some mentorship from...

Brooksby tops No. 2 Ruud; Jabeur out, too; Djokovic wins

Jan. 19, 2023 12:56 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Oh-so-close to completing a straight-set upset of No. 2 seed Casper Ruud at the Australian Open, Jenson Brooksby frittered away three match points, sat down at a changeover and began yelling at himself. “How?! How?! God!!” His face was...

Djokovic worried about leg, bothered by heckler in Australia

Jan. 19, 2023 09:12 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic propped up his left shoe on a courtside sign so he could stretch out a hamstring that he acknowledged afterward concerns him. He grimaced while flexing the muscle after one point, hopped on his right leg to keep weight off the left after another. He took...

‘Break Point,’ Netflix’s ‘Drive’ for tennis, debuts Jan. 13

Dec. 14, 2022 10:31 AM EST

A Netflix docuseries about professional tennis called “Break Point” — think of it as that sport’s answer to the popular “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” — will debut on Jan. 13, three days before the start of the 2023 Grand Slam season at the Australian Open. Netflix...

Carlos Alcaraz youngest year-end No. 1 in ATP rankings

Dec. 05, 2022 12:24 PM EST

Teenager Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest year-end No. 1 in the history of the ATP computerized rankings and joins fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season since Americans Pete Sampras and Michael Chang in 1996. ...

Djokovic matches Federer's record with 6th ATP Finals title

Nov. 20, 2022 16:07 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Novak Djokovic claimed a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title by beating the third-seeded Casper Ruud on Sunday to top a fantastic finish to the season for the Serb. Djokovic won 7-5, 6-3 to secure his first title at the event since 2015 and match Roger...

Nadal out of ATP Finals after loss; Ruud through to semis

Nov. 15, 2022 18:13 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Rafael Nadal's error-strewn performance on Tuesday saw him eliminated from the ATP Finals, missing out once again on adding one of the few major trophies still missing from his glittering list of titles. The top-seeded Nadal lost 6-3, 6-4 to tournament debutant...

Ruud downs Auger-Aliassime in ATP Finals opener

Nov. 13, 2022 11:37 AM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Third-seeded Casper Ruud eased to a straight-set victory over Felix Auger-Aliassime in the opening match of the ATP Finals on Sunday. The match was largely dominated by serving and a solitary break in the seventh game of the second set proved enough for the...