Casper Ruud and Holger Rune are two young players who will fight for their first appearance in a Grand Slam semifinal which guarantees an amazing quarterfinal battle at the Court Philippe-Chatrier on June 1, 2022.
- Casper Ruud and Holger Rune
- Tennis – French Open, Quarterfinal
- Date – 1/6/2022
- Starting time – Not before 2.45 PM ET
- Venue: Court Philippe-Chatrier, Paris
Casper Ruud Stats & Form
Casper Ruud is currently 8th in the ATP rankings with his best result being at no. 7.
The Norwegian is 28-9 for the season and 19-5 on clay.
He started this year’s French Open with a 3-1 win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 4 sets by 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 and 7-6.
Then he defeated Emil Ruusuvuori in the second round by 6-3, 6-4 and 6-2. The toughest challenge so far in the tournament, Ruud had in the second round where he found himself down 2-1 against Lorenzo Sonego but managed to turn things around and win by 6-2, 6-7, 1-6, 6-4 and 6-3.
In the Round of 16, Ruud defeated Hubert Hurkacz by 6-2, 6-3, 3-6 and 6-3.
Casper Ruud News
Casper Ruud made it to the quarterfinal at the French Open for the first time in his career after losing in the third round in the previous three appearances in Paris.
Holger Rune Stats & Form
Holger Rune is the youngest player left in the tournament after Carlos Alcaraz lost yesterday.
The 19-year-old Danish player is currently at his highest career-ranking at no. 40.
He is 27-13 for the season and 21-7 on clay.
Rune lost only one set on his way to the quarterfinals, against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the previous round winning 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 and 6-4.
Previously, Rune defeated Hugo Gaston 6-3, 6-3 and 6-3, Henri Laaskonen by 6-2, 6-3 and 6-3 and Dennis Shapovalov in the opening round by 6-3, 6-1 and 7-6.
So far in the season, Rune won the tournament in Munich defeating Botic Van De Zandschulp in the final match. Rune also made it to the semifinal in Lyon and won the challenger in San Remo.
Holger Rune News
This is Holger Rune’s first appearance at the French Open.
Casper Ruud and Holger Rune Head-to-Head Stats
Casper Ruud leads the all-time series against Holger Rune 3-0.
The last time these two players faced each other was this year in Monte Carlo with Ruud winning 7-6 and 7-5.
Casper Ruud and Holger Rune Betting Odds
Casper Ruud is a favorite going into the final match with -225 odds to win while Holger Rune is at 177.
The total games margin is 37.5 with both ways at -111.
Casper Ruud is only 23 years old but is much more experienced as he has already found his place among the top 10 players and is four years older than Holger Rune. Both players have made huge improvement lately and it will be well deserved for whoever makes it to the semifinals.
Ruud seems to be closer to that accomplishment since he has already defeated Rune in their previous there matches not letting the opponent to win a single set. That definitely makes Ruud the favorite in this one but Rune will not go down without a fight. He has lost only one set so far in the tournament, and that was against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Therefore, this match will be a long one with both players winning a set and a total over 36.5 games.