BÅSTAD JULY 8-21 2024

Ruud comfortably to Quarter-final

Ruud comfortably to Quarter-final

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 win 6-2.

Shevchenko got off to a better start in the second set and raced to a 2-0 lead before Casper woke up to take 3 straight games and then broke Shevcehnko’s serve to win 6-2 6-4.

Ruud will now face Austrias Sebastian Ofner in the quarter-finals on Friday.