Casper Ruud Biography

Casper Ruud is a dedicated professional tennis player from Norway. He is the first Norwegian to win an ATP title and reach the final of the ATP Tour Masters 1000. He has won eight 250s, seven of which have been on clay courts.

Early Life

Casper Ruud was born in Oslo, Norway, on December 22, 1998, to Christian Ruud, his father, and Lele Ruud, his mother. Ruud’s father was a former professional tennis player. He is the younger of two sisters. Rafael Nadal was his tennis idol as he grew up in Snarya, Baerum. Casper studied at the NTG Ungdomsskole Baerum and Wang Toppidrett for his future success, and it paid off. His family had no financial problems, so he was able to attend these two top colleges and hone his skills.

Casper Ruud Career

Casper had faced so challenges during the initial phase of his career. Ruud lost against Corentin Denolly in the third round of the 2015 French Open boys’ singles event. 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 Junior Grand Slam singles results. On January 4, 2016, Ruud became the first Norwegian to be ranked No. 1 in the world in the Junior division. In February, he competed in his first Futures final, which he won against Carlos Taberner in Paguera, Spain. Ruud fell to Reilly Opelka in the third and final qualifying round of the 2017 Australian Open after impressing in 2016 and climbing the ATP rankings.

Rise to Fame

Ruud was subsequently given a wildcard into the 2017 Rio Open, where he defeated Rogério Dutra Silva, Roberto Carballés Baena, and Thiago Monteiro to reach his maiden ATP semifinal. Ruud fell in the first round of the Australian Open in 2019, but qualified for the 2019 Rio Open, where he beat Carlos Berlocq and fifth seed Joo Sousa before falling in two sets to Laslo Ere. As a result, he climbed to a tied career-high of 108. Ruud led Norway to a 2–1 win against the United States in the first round-robin match of the 2020 ATP Cup, defeating John Isner in three tight sets before the doubles when he teamed up with Viktor Durasovic to beat Austin Krajicek and Rajeev Ram.

Ruud defeated world no. 12 Fabio Fognini in straight sets in the second round robin singles event. At the 2021 Australian Open, Ruud became the first Dutchman to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam. He defeated Jordan Thompson, Tommy Paul, and Radu Albot before withdrawing after losing the first two sets to Andrey Rublev. Ruud competed in the 2022 Argentina Open, where he won his seventh career ATP singles title by defeating Diego Schwartzman in the final.

Social Media

Casper Rudd is now active on Instagram, where he has 150k followers and 589 followings with 299 posts under the moniker @casperrudd. He’s also active on Twitter, where he goes by the handle @CasperRuud98 and has 31.4k followers and 92 followings.

Casper Ruud Biography

Real Name Casper Ruud
Birth Date December 22, 1998
Age (as of 2022) 23 Years
Birth Place Oslo, Norway
Profession Norwegian tennis player
College NTG Ungdomsskole
Qualification

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 183 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 77 kg  –  in Pounds –  170 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown

Family

Father Christian Ruud
Mother Lele Ruud
Sister Two (Caroline & Charlotte Ruud)
Brother

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Who is his girlfriend? Maria Galligani

Personal Life

Casper is currently involved in a relationship with a gorgeous girl named Maria Galligani. She is a student who is pursuing her master’s degree from the University of Denmark. Casper and Maria have been dating since 2018 although, it’s not sure when did they first meet each other and how they entered into this relationship. Maria quite often gets spotted cheering for her love and they both live in an apartment together.

Casper Ruud Net Worth

Casper Ruud’s net worth is estimated to be $7.7 million dollars. He earns this massive sum entirely via his talent, enthusiasm, and hard work, which he puts into every performance. He also makes fortune through social media.

Trivia

  • In 2015, Casper Ruud joined the Norwegian Davis Cup team.
  • Casper Ruud promoted Norway from Group Three Europe Zone to Group Two Europe/Africa Zone with the help of his countryman Viktor Durasovic.
  • Ruud became the first Norwegian in 17 years to qualify for the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament.
  • Casper Ruud is the youngest player to reach an ATP 500 semifinal since Borna ori at the 2014 Swiss Indoors.

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