Ruud, first finalist in Miami, is already waiting for Alcaraz or Hurkacz


Casper Ruud23 years old and number 8 in the world, has fulfilled the forecast in the semifinals against Francisco Cerundolo (6-4, 6-1 at 1h.34 ‘) and awaiting the final of Masters 1,000 on the hard court Miami In Spanish Carlos Alcaraz or the polish Hubert Hurkaczdefensive champion.

The Norwegian stopped the climb for Cerúndolo, the semifinalist with the worst ranking in tournament history in Miami (103rd), which would be a great injection of points and morale for the Argentine player, who is 23 years old. old too.

Without making a fuss on his side of the team, Ruud, a more sober tennis player among his generation peers, has planted himself in his first Masters 1,000 category final after three previous defeats in the semifinals, three in clay, in Rome (2020), Monte Carlo (2021) at Madrid (2021).

He was the first Norwegian in a final of this category and, surprisingly, he achieved it on a hard court, off the ground, his best element, the surface where he won six of his seven ATP titles, including the season it on Buenos Aires.


On his way to the final, Casper Ruud achieved two impressive victories, in the round of 16 against the British cameron norrievery competitive this year, and in the quarterfinals against the German alexander zverevnumber 4 in the world.

The Norwegian has never faced Hurkacz, but he crossed rackets once against Alcaraz, with victory for Murcian in the ATP quarterfinals on clay Marbella’2021.

Source: La Verdad


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