The year is 2023 and Andrey Rublev starts his reign in Båstad. After an incredible first set, the world No. 7 toppled the 2021 champion Casper Ruud. Rublev put relentless pressure on the Norwegian to finally capture his first trophy at the Nordea Open. Both players walked on Centre Court with their fingers crossed, and […]
In a one-sided final, Gonzalo Escobar and Aleksandr Nedovyesov lifted their first trophy together in Båstad at the Nordea Open. They defeated 2022 champion Rafael Matos and Francisco Cabral in two straight sets 6-2, 6-2. The capricious weather delayed the start of play for the doubles final, but a crowd of true tennis fans gathered […]
In a gripping three-set thriller, Andrey Rublev roared through the semi-finals to play his first final at the Nordea Open. Yet, defending champion Francisco Cerundolo did not go down without a fight. With the two first sets going into a tiebreak, Båstad Centre Court was treated to a sensational semi-final. If the first match of […]
A full house on Centre Court greeted the first semi-finalists on Saturday in Båstad for the first match of the day. Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti was set to challenge top-seed, and World No. 4 Casper Ruud. In a tough battle, and a suspenseful second set, the Norwegian 2021 Båstad champion prevailed: 6-3, 7-5. At the start […]
In a much awaited confrontation between two friends, second-seed Andrey Rublev secured a clinical win 6-2, 6-3 against Alexander Zverev. With this victory, Rublev clinched a spot in his second back-to-back semi-final at the Nordea Open in Båstad. “I’m happy to be in the semifinals […] it’s always tough when you play your best friend, […]
World number 4 Casper Ruud defeated Austria’s Sebastian Ofner in straight sets 6-3 6-4. The tournament’s first seed secured a place in Nordea Open semi-finals where he will face Lorenzo Musetti on Saturday. After a short rain spell, World No. 4 returned to center court after his convincing win over Alexander Shevchenko in the second […]
Third-seeded Italian Lorenzo Musetti got off to a tough start in Friday’s first quarter-final on center court. The Austrian Filip Misolic opened well in the first set, while Musetti having trouble keeping the pace and lost his serve at 2-3. Misolic keeping it together taking first set 6-4 In the second set, we saw another […]
Alexander Zverev was in a good mood when he won over Thiago Monteiro 6-1 6-0 on Thursday and will now face second-seeded Andrey Rublev in the quarter-finals on Friday. Check out the winner interviews with Zverev and Rublev here.
Friday’s schedule includes 4 singles quarter-finals and both semi-finals in doubles. This means that no doubles will be played on Saturday.
Favorite Casper Ruud has shown good form in training in Båstad and on Thursday he played his first match in the tournament against Alexander Shevchenko. After starting the match with a double fault, Ruud progressed to a reassuring 3-0 lead and then kept the pace high and was able to settle with a comfortable set […]